SA20 League: MI Cape Town Squad and Team Players List

MI Cape Town Squad 
MI Cape Town Squad 

MI Cape Town Squad: Reliance Jio – the owner of IPL T20 Mumbai Indias‘ team named their SA20 League team name as MI Cape Town. The players will join the One Family team and will adorn the iconic blue and gold colors that the fans have come to recognize from the MI franchise.

As per the league’s rules, each of the six franchises will get to pre-sign five players – three overseas, one South African international player and one uncapped South African player – prior to the auction, and MI Cape Town are the first team to announce their list of players.

MI Cape Town Squad 

S. No. Player Name Nationality
1 Kagiso Rabada
South Africa
2 Dewald Brevis (Uncapped)
South Africa
3 Rashid Khan
Afghanistan
4 Sam Curran England
5 Liam Livingstone England
6 Rassie van Der Dussen
South Africa
7 Ryan Rickleton
South Africa
8 George Linde
South Africa
9 Beuran Hendricks
South Africa
10 Duan Jansen
South Africa
11 Delano Potgieter
South Africa
12 Ziyaad Abrahams South Africa
13 Wesley Marshall South Africa
14 Olly Stone England
15 Grant Roelofsen South Africa
16 Oden Smith West Indies
17 Waqar Salamkheil Afghanistan
17 Jofra Archer England

 

Mr. Akash Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Jio, said, “I’m excited as we begin our journey in building “MI Cape Town”.

With our direct player signings, we have taken the first step towards building the MI philosophy having a strong core around which the team will be planned. I am glad to welcome Rashid, Kagiso, Liam, and Sam, to the #OneFamily and happy to have Dewald continue with us on this new journey.

We are certain that MI Cape Town, like the two other teams, will play the brand of cricket MI is synonymous with-playing fearless cricket, and the same will resonate with the passionate cricket fans of South Africa and across the world.”.

MI Cape Town Auction Players List

The players MI Cape Town purchased through SA20 League Auction 2023.

S. No. Player Name Nationality
Price (South African Rand)
1 Rassie van Der Dussen South Africa R3.90 Million
2 Ryan Rickleton South Africa R1.00 Million
3 George Linde South Africa R3.90 Million
4 Beuran Hendricks South Africa R275,000
5 Duan Jansen South Africa R3.30 Million
6 Delano Potgieter South Africa R175,000
7 Ziyaad Abrahams South Africa R175,000
8 Wesley Marshall South Africa R175,000
9 Olly Stone England R850,000
10 Grant Roelofsen South Africa R175,000
11 Oden Smith West Indies R1.70 Million
12 Waqar Salamkheil Afghanistan R175,000

MI Cape Town Wild Card Players:

MI Cape town had picked Jofra Archer as a wild player. It’s well known that he also plays for Mumbai Indians in IPL.

“Players will come in at a minimum base fee of R175 000, with Franchises using their discretion to select the calibre of players to bolster their squads, which will move from a playing personnel of 17 to 18. Players who were not registered for the auction are eligible for selection.” according to a press release.

“The wild card offers our teams an opportunity to add another world-class player to their squad,” league commissioner Graeme Smith said.

S. No. Wild Card Player Nationality
1 Jofra Archer
England

 

MI Cape Town Coach/Supporting Staffs:

MI Cape Town has appointed coaches for each role for SA20 League 2023. Mahela Jayawardena, Zaheer Khan had been the coaches of Mumbai Indians given a wide role. Jayawardena as Global Head Performance and Zaheer Khan as Global Head of cricket development.

Role Player
Head Coach Simon Katich
Batting coach Hashim Amla
Fielding coach
James Pamment
Team Manager Robin Peterson