Here’s the complete list of sold and unsold players at the SA20 players auction, that took place in Cape Town on Monday. The tournament will be played in 2023.
SA20 Auction 2022
The player auction for the inaugural season of South Africa’s upcoming new T20 League, the SA20 was held in Capetown on Monday. The six-team tournament will take place in January 2023, where a total of 33 matches will be played. While 533 players across the globe registered for the SA20 auction, but each team is allowed to have a maximum of 17 players in their squad.
Tristan Stubbs emerged as the most expensive player in the SA20 League, after fetching a bid worth 9.2 million rand. Oaaarl Royals roped in Tabraiz Shamsi at R4.3M into their side in the auction, alongside fast bowler Lungi Ngidi for R3.4M. While Durban SG bought wicket-keeper batter, Heinrich Klaasen, for R4.5M, Dwayne Pretorious also found himself among the most expensive players at the auction.
Other big signings include pacer Marco Jansen to Sunrisers Eastern Cape for R6.1M, while MI Cape Town acquired the services of Rassie van der Dussen for R3.9M. While teams were given an option to select five players pre-auction, their squad size for the season was set at 17. This includes a maximum of seven foreign signings.
SA20 player auction: Pre-auction picks by teams
MI Cape Town – Kagiso Rabada, Rashid Khan, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Dewald Brevis
Paarl Royals – Jos Buttler, David Miller, Obed McCoy, Corbin Bosch
RPSG Durban franchise – Jason Holder, Quinton de Kock, Reece Topley, Kyle Mayers, Prenelan Subrayan
Pretoria Capitals – Anrich Nortje, Migael Pretorius
Johannesburg Super Kings – Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Maheesh Theekshana, Gerald Coetzee, Romario Shepherd
Sunrisers Eastern Cape – Aiden Markram, Ottneil Baartman
SA20 player auction: Full squads after player auction
Johannesburg Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Gerald Coetzee, Maheesh Theekshana, Romario Shepherd, Harry Brook, Janneman Malan, Reeza Hendricks, Kyle Verreynne, George Garton, Alzarri Joseph, Leus du Plooy, Lewis Gregory, Lizaad Williams, Donavon Ferreira, Nandre Burger, Malusi Siboto, Caleb Seleka
Sunrisers Eastern Cape: Aiden Markram, Ottneil Baartman, Marco Jansen, Tristan Stubbs, Sisanda Magala, Junaid Dawood, Mason Crane, Jon-Jon Smuts, Jordan Cox, Adam Rossington, Roelof van der Merwe, Marques Ackerman, James Fuller, Brydon Carse, Sarel Erwee, Aya Gqamane, Tom Abell
Paarl Royals: David Miller, Corbin Bosch, Jos Buttler, Obed McCoy, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Jason Roy, Dane Vilas, Bjorn Fortuin, Wihan Lubbe, Ferisco Adams, Imraan Manack, Evan Jones, Ramon Simmonds, Mitchell van Buuren, Eoin Morgan, Codi Yusuf