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SA20 League: Sunrisers Eastern Cape Squad and Team Players List

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Squad: The 2016 IPL title winner Sunrisers Hyderabad named their SA20 league team as Sunrisers Eastern Cape.

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. Also, the maximum permissible limit of players in each of the team squads is 17 players each.

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Squad

South Africa’s Aiden Markram also represented SRH in the IPL 2022 season and scored 381 runs in 14 matches at an average of 47.63. He scored three half-centuries for his side, with the best individual score of 68*.

S. No. Player Name Nationality
1 Aiden Markram South Africa
2 Ottneil Baartman South Africa
3 Marco Jansen South Africa
4 Tristan Stubbs South Africa
5 Sisanda Magala South Africa
6 Junaid Dawood South Africa
7 Mason Crane England
8 Jon-Jon Smuts South Africa
9 Jordan Cox England
10 Adam Rossington England
11 Roelof van der Merwe Netherlands
12 Marques Ackerman South Africa
13 James Fuller England
14 Brydon Carse England
15 Sarel Erwee South Africa
16 Aya Gqamane South Africa
17 Tom Abell England
18 Jordan Hermann South Africa
19 Temba Bavuma South Africa


Since his IPL debut, Aiden Markram have played 20 matches and scored 527 runs at an average of 40.54. On the other hand, Ottniel Baartman made his first-class debut for South Western Districts in the 2014–15 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup on 22 January 2015.

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Auction Purchased Players List

The players Sunrisers Eastern Cape purchased through SA20 League Auction 2023.

S. No. Player Name Nationality
Price (South African Rand)
1 Marco Jansen South Africa R6.10 Million
2 Tristan Stubbs South Africa R9.20 Million
3 Sisanda Magala South Africa R5.40 Million
4 Junaid Dawood South Africa R375,000
5 Mason Crane England R425,000
6 Jon-Jon Smuts South Africa R2.30 Million
7 Jordan Cox England R325,000
8 Adam Rossington England R425,000
9 Roelof van der Merwe Netherlands R175,000
10 Marques Ackerman South Africa R175,000
11 James Fuller England R425,000
12 Brydon Carse England R425,000
13 Sarel Erwee South Africa R175,000
14 Aya Gqamane South Africa R175,000
15 Tom Abell England  R850,000

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Sunrisers Eastern Cape Wild Card Players:

Sunrisers Eastern Cape had picked Jordan Hermann as their Wildcard pick who went unsold in the SA20 league Auction. The signing amount has not been disclosed but Hermann, a left-handed batter, had put a base price of R 175,000 for the Cape Town auction.

“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 Jordan Hermann South Africa


On Tuesday, the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise revealed the name of their Cricket South Africa (CSA) T20 League franchise as ‘Sunrisers Eastern Cape’.

“Announcing our first two #Risers South Africa’s T20I player of the year Aiden Markram & death-bowling specialist Ottneil Baartman join #SunRisersEasternCape #OrangeArmy #SEC,” tweeted Sunrisers Eastern Cape.

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Coach/Supporting Staffs:

Sunrisers Eastern Cape has appointed Adi Birrell as their head coach. They have retained Hemang Badani and Dale Steyn from the IPL Camp and appointed them as Batting and Bowling coach respectively.

Role Player
Head Coach Adi Birrell
Assistant Coach Baakier Abrahams
Batting and Fielding Coach Hemang Badani
Bowling Coach and Strategy  Dale Steyn
Fielding Coach Ryan Cook
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