Joburg Super Kings will be the franchise that will represent Johannesburg in the inaugural edition of the SA20 league.
Joburg Super Kings Squads
There is a good mix of young and experienced players on this side. Explosive batters and fiery pace attack make this team one of the contenders to win SA20 inaugural edition.
Joburg Super Kings Players List
|S.#||Player Name||Role||Batting style||Bowling style|
|1||Harry Brook||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|2||Faf du Plessis||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Leg Break|
|3||Leus du Plooy||Batter||Left Handed||Slow Left Arm Orthodox|
|4||Reeza Hendricks||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm off Break|
|5||Janneman Malan||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Leg Break|
|6||Nandre Burger||All Rounder||Left Handed||Left Arm Fast Medium|
|7||George Garton||All Rounder||Left Handed||Left Arm Fast|
|8||Lewis Gregory||All Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|9||Romario Shepherd||All Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|10||Donovan Ferreira||Wicket Keeper Batter||Right Handed|
|11||Kyle Verreynne||Wicket Keeper Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm off Break|
|12||Gerald Coetzee||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|13||Alzarri Joseph||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|14||Caleb Seleka||Bowler||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|15||Malusi Siboto||Bowler||Left Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|16||Maheesh Theekshana||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm off Break|
|17||Lizaad Williams||Bowler||Left Handed||Right Arm Medium|
Johannesburg Super Kings Batters
The star-studded batting lineup of Joburg Super Kings includes their skipper Faf du Plessis, Harry Brook, Reeza Hendricks, and Janneman Malan. All 4 of them have an excellent T20 record. Except for Brook, all 3 are well familiar with the South African conditions and will be instrumental in this event.
Brook is currently in some fine form. He did well for England in the T20I series against Pakistan and has made many names for himself with his class and aggression.
Less de Plooy is an underrated English batter in this lineup. He averages 30 with the bat and has a strike rate of 129 in T20 cricket, and he is also exceptionally experienced, with over 2000 runs in T20s.
Joburg Super Kings Batters List: Faf du Plessis, Harry Brook, Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Kyle Verrynne, and Leus de Plooy.
Johannesburg Super Kings All-Rounders
Joburg Super Kings have a good trio of all-rounders in their squad. Donovan Ferreira, George Garton, and Lewis Gregory are the all-rounders in this squad.
Ferreira averages 41 in the shortest format of the game with a 150+ strike rate which makes him deadly dangerous. George Garton and Lewis Gregory have a superior bowling advantage, but they are equally dangerous with the bat.
Romario Shepherd is another well-known all-rounder on this side. He is good with wicket-taking skills and can smack the ball a mile.
Joburg Super Kings All-Rounders List: Donovan Ferreira, Romario Shepherd, George Garton, and Lewis Gregory.
Johannesburg Super Kings Fast Bowlers
Alzarri Joseph and Nandre Burger will be seen leading the pace attack of this side. Both are fast and accurate and highly effective in South African Conditions. Gerald Coetzee is another highly talented pacer in this lineup. He averages 20 with the ball and has an economy rate of 7 in T20 cricket. He is young, and he is pretty useful too.
Malusi Siboto and Lizard Williams are the two medium pacers of this squad. They both have grand bowling averages, and their economy is under 8 too.
Joburg Super Kings Fast Bowlers List: Alzarri Joseph, Nandre Burger, Gerald Coetzee, Lizaad Williams and Malusi Siboto.
Joburg Super Kings Spinners
The top Sri Lankan Spinner, Maheesh Theekshana will be the lead spinner of this squad. Theekshana has been brilliant in T20 cricket. He has 89 wickets to his name in 81 T20s at an average of 21 and an economy rate of 6. With 19 wickets in 19 T20s at an average of 21 and an economy rate of 7, young Caleb Seleka will support Maheesh Theekshana with spin-bowling.
Joburg Super Kings Spinners List: Maheesh Theekshana and Caleb Seleka.
Johannesburg Super Kings Wicket Keeper
Kyle Verrynne is a wicketkeeper batter in this lineup. He is more of a long-format player, but his stats are decent in T20s.
Joburg Super Kings Overseas Players
George Garton (Eng), Lewis Gregory (Eng), Alzarri Joseph (WI), Romario Shepherd (WI) , Maheesh Theekshana (SL)
Joburg Super Kings Captain
Faf du Plessis will be the captain of Johannesburg Super Kings in SA20 2023.
Joburg Super Kings Owner
India Cements own Johannesburg Super Kings. India Cements also owns the IPL franchise, Chennai Super Kings.