Johannesburg Super Kings, the franchise for the South African domestic T20 League SA20, unveiled their logo on Thursday. The franchise is owned by Chennai Super Kings Sports Limited, the owners of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings. “Everywhere we go! Say Yellove to the Joburg Super Kings! @faf1307 #WhistlesForJoburg,” the franchise’s account tweeted. The logo is similar to the CSK logo and includes the lion and crown that have become a big part of the franchise’s cricket culture over the years.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) unveiled the new name of their domestic T20I league as “SA20” on Wednesday.
The SA20’s identity is based on vibrant, bold and energetic iconography, all dynamic elements synonymous with T20 cricket. The XX – Roman numerals for the number 20 represent the dynamic wagon wheel of the T20 cricket, a key indicator of runs scored, bringing to life the flair and excitement expected in competition. The striking colors of cyan, navy and green are symbolic of the world of cricket – day, night and the 22 yards.
Earlier in August, current and former CSK stars such as Faf Du Plessis (South Africa), Moeen Ali (England) and Maheesh Theekshana (Sri Lanka), West Indian bowler Romario Shepherd and South African player Gerald Coetzee were unveiled as the first five signatories. .
Earlier in April, Cricket South Africa (CSA) and SuperSport TV announced the formation of a t20 league with six private franchises from January 2023.
In July, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced that former captain Graeme Smith had been appointed commissioner of the new T20 league in South Africa.
The next major milestone for the SA20 will be the Player Auction on September 19th. Player registrations closed on Sunday evening with a positive expression of interest from players around the world and established and young South African talent.
The six franchises may be signed directly from a list of 30 marquee players recently completed by CSA. They may have a team strength of 17 players. They choose the remaining twelve players at auctions.
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