Johannesburg Team Squad T20 Global League 2017
The Johannesburg team has announced their T20GL Joburg Giants squad. You will find a full list of players that are going to be part of Joburg team in global t20 league 2017. Kagiso Rabada will be leading the team in the first edition of the South Africa cricket league.
CSA took an initiative to start their own twenty20 league similar to IPL, PSL, CPL etc. T20 global league is the first edition of the t20 cricket tournament in the South African and eight teams are participating in it. Cricket board is very much confident about the success of this league.
Beautiful city of Johannesburg will be part of 2017 t20 global league. This team is owned by one of the biggest group of India, GMR. This group also own an Indian Premier League team Delhi Daredevils. Cricket has no boundaries that is what seen in the inaugural season of #T20GL. There is a great mix of international players in the Joburg Giants team. Home ground of the team is Wanderers Stadium, a venue utilized for many international matches.
From the past few seasons Daredevils is not having much success in IPL but GMR Group is expecting a good performance from players in T20GL. Rabada is one of the most costliest buy of global league because of his superb bowling performance in Indian League. He is also the Joburg Giants marquee player in the global league.
Among other purchases in Global t20 league drafts for Giants are the Brendon McCullum, Johannesburg team will be benefited from his hard hitting experience. T20 specialist Colin Ingram also made entry to the squad of Joburg team. There are chances both players will open the batting for Johannesburg. You can also watch your favorite players on global league live streaming.
Other Joburg Giants squad member include; Temba Bavuma, Andile Phehlukwayo and Yasir Shah. Vernon Philander presence depends upon his fitness. If fit he will be seen in action. From the player list, it seems that Johannesburg have made a pretty much balanced side. Their include big hitters, pacers, spinner and good all-rounders as well.
Former Indian player, S Sriram currently working as a spin consultant with Australian cricket team, will be seen in the role of head coach of team.
GMR Group still have the opportunity to buy an international marquee players; Eoin Morgan, Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga. Johannesburg crowd will see some good players in action on their soil. Global destination league tickets will be available for sale soon.
As per announced t20gl schedule, tournament will begin in November. Joburg Giants will be seen in action in their first match against Stellenbosch on 4th November. Below you will find Johannesburg players list for 2017 T20GL.
T20GL Joburg Giants Squad
- Kagiso Rabada
- Brendon McCullum
- Colin Ingram
- Vernon Philander
- Andile Phehlukwayo
- Chris Jonker
- Temba Bavuma
- Patrick Kruger
- Yasir Shah
- Nicolas Pooran
- Duanne Oliver
- Jonathan Vandiar
- Roelof Van Der Merwe
- Andries Gous
- Rabian Engelbrecht
- Dane Piedt
- Andre Malan
- Zubayr Hamza
For our fans we have created a Joburg Giants dream XI, hope you will like it.
Brendon McCullum, Colin Ingram, Patrick Kruger, Temba Bavuma, Nicolas Pooran, Chris Jonker, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Vernon Philander, Duanne Olivier, Yasir Shah.