MI Cape Town Team will represent the Cape Town region of South Africa in the inaugural edition of the SA20 League.
MI Cape Town Squad
MI Cape Town has all basis covered in their squad for the inaugural SA20 league. They have impact players from overseas and renowned South African talent who have made a name for themselves in international cricket.
MI Cape Town Players List
|S.#||Player name||Role||Batting Style||Bowling style|
|1||Wesley Marshall||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|2||Delano Potgieter||Batter||Left Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|3||Rassie van der Dussen||Batter||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|4||Dewald Brevis||All Rounder||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|5||Sam Curran||All Rounder||Left Handed||Left Arm Medium Fast|
|6||Rashid Khan||All Rounder||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|7||George Linde||All Rounder||Left Handed||BreakSlow Left Arm Orthodox|
|8||Liam Livingstone||All Rounder||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|9||Odean Smith||All Rounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|10||Ryan Rickelton||Wicket Keeper||Left Handed||–|
|11||Grant Roelofsen||Wicket Keeper||Right Handed||–|
|12||Ziyaad Abrahams||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|13||Jofra Archer||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|14||Beuran Hendricks||Bowler||Left Handed||Left Arm Medium Fast|
|15||Duan Jansen||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm Fast|
|16||Kagiso Rabada||Bowler||Left Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|17||Waqar Salamkheil||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm wrist spin|
|18||Olly Stone||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
MI Cape Town Batsmen
MI Cape Town has a deadly duo of Liam Livingstone and Dewald Brevis in their squad. Adding reliability and stability to their batting will be Rassie Van Der Dussen. Wesley Marshall is another destructive batsman in this squad who averages 26 and has a strike rate of 147.
Delano Potgeitor and Grant Roelofsen are two more batsmen in this squad. Potgieter has good enough stats, while Roelofsen is a highly reliable batter and can keep the wickets too.
Mumbai Indians Cape Town Batsmen Batters List: Dewald Brevis, Liam Livingstone, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Delano Potgeitor, Wesley Marshall, Grant Roelofsen and Ryan Rickelton.
Mumbai Indians Cape Town All-Rounders
Rashid Khan and Odean Smith are the 2 specialists T20 all-rounders in this squad. Rashid Khan is arguably the finest leg-spinner in the world in T20 cricket, and with a batting strike rate of 147, he becomes a deadly all-rounder for the opposition.
Odean Smith is an excellent wicket-taking choice, and his batting average is better than Rashid Khan’s. Smith also has an excellent strike rate of 138, making him an asset in the lineup.
MI Cape Town All-Rounders: Rashid Khan and Odean Smith.
Mumbai Indians Cape Town Fast Bowlers
Kagiso Rabada and Sam Curran will be the leaders of the pace attack of MI Cape Town. Both have 100+ T20 wickets and can swing the ball, especially in South African Conditions. Olly Stone is another skillful pacer who can be helpful in these conditions.
The other pace bowling unit includes Duan Jensen, Ziyaad Abrahams, and Beuran Hendricks. Ziyaad Abrahams has excellent numbers at an early stage of his career as he averages 19, with the ball taking 28 wickets in 20 T20s. Duan Jensen is also a potential talent.
Beuran Hendricks is an experienced campaigner with over 100 T20 wickets to his name and is also helpful with the economy rate.
MI Cape Town Fast Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Sam Curran, Duan Jensen, Ziyaad Abrahams, Olly Stone, and Beuran Hendricks.
Mumbai Indians Cape Town Spinners
Besides Rashid Khan’s brilliance, MI Cape Town has got Waqar Salamkheil and George Linde in their lineup. Linde has 122 wickets at an economy rate of just 7 in T20 cricket, while Salamkheil has taken 33 wickets in 22 T20s with his wrist spin. Linde and Waqar Salamkheil will play the supporting role of Rashid Khan in this lineup.
MI Cape Town Spinners: Rashid Khan, George Linde and Waqar Salamkheil.
MI Cape Town Wicket Keeper
Ryan Rickelton is a Wicket-Keeper batter in this lineup. He is more of a red-ball player, but he is slowly beginning to find his feet in the game’s shortest format.
MI Cape Town Overseas Players
Jofra Archer, Sam Curran, Rashid Khan, George Linde, Liam Livingstone, Waqar Salamkheil, Odean Smith, Olly Stone,
MI Cape Town Captain SA20
Afghanistan’s all-rounder and perhaps the finest T20 leg-spinner, Rashid Khan, will captain the MI Cape Town side in SA20 2023.