Pretoria Capitals is a T20 franchise team representing the Pretoria region in SA20 2023. Pretoria Capitals is owned by JSW group, which also owns Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League.
Pretoria Capitals Squad
On paper, Pretoria Capitals team is one of the strongest sides of the competition. Other than foreign picks, their local South African players are also stalwarts regarding the game’s shortest format.
Pretoria Capitals Players List
|S.#||Player Name||Role||Batting style||Bowling style|
|1||Rilee Rossouw||Batter||Left Handed||Right Arm Off Spin|
|2||Marco Marais||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium Fast|
|3||Will Jacks||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|4||Cameron Delport||Batter||Left Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|5||Shane Dadswell||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|6||Theunis de Bruyn||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium Fast|
|7||Shaun von Berg||Allrounder||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|8||Jimmy Neesham||Allrounder||Left Handed||Right Arm Medium Fast|
|9||Phil Salt||Wicket Keeper||Right Handed||–|
|10||Kusal Mendis||Wicket Keeper||Right Handed||–|
|11||Adil Rashid||Bowler||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|12||Migael Pretorius||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|13||Wayne Parnell||Bowler||Left Handed||Left Arm Medium Fast|
|14||Anrich Nortje||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|15||Josh Little||Bowler||Right Handed||Left Arm Fast Medium|
|16||Daryn Dupavillon||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|17||Eathan Bosch||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
Pretoria Capitals Batsmen
Pretoria Capitals team have an exciting pool of batsmen in their squad. Will Jacks, Rilee Rossouw, Cameron Delport, and Kusal Mendis star batters in this lineup.
With 2 centuries this year in T20I cricket, Rilee Rossouw is perhaps the most dangerous T20I batter in the world. Kusal Mendis and Cameron Delport are highly talented and seasoned T20 campaigners in this lineup.
With an average of 29 and a strike rate of 154, Will Jacks is also a deadly T20 batter. Moreover, Theunis de Bruyn and Phil Salt are two exciting batsmen in this squad. Salt has a T20 batting strike rate of 150, and he is instrumental in the Power Play overs.
On the other hand, De Bruyn is a reliable batter who averages 30 with a strike rate of 130 in T20 cricket. The 29-Year old Marco Marais is an underrated name with the bat. He averages 33 with the bat in T20 cricket and has a strike rate of 144 in this format.
Pretoria Capitals Batsmen List: RileeRossow, Will Jacks, Cameron Delport, KusalMendis, Theunis de Bruyn, Marco Marais and Phil Salt.
Pretoria Capitals All-Rounders
Shane Dadswell and James Neesham are the two all-rounders in this squad. Neesham is a renowned T20I specialist with 174 wickets in T20 cricket and scoring close to 3000 T20 runs. Dadswell, on the other hand, is an emerging talent with a batting average of 25 and a strike rate of 153. He can also bowl medium pace, just like James Neesham, which makes him very useful.
Pretoria Capitals All-rounders List: Shane Dadswell and James Neesham.
Pretoria Capitals Fast Bowlers
Pretoria Capitals have a deadly pace attack which Anirich Nortje leads. With over 100 wickets, an economy of 7, and a rapid pace, Nortje is one of the scariest pacers to face in modern-day cricket. Wayne Parnell and Josh Little are 2 more experienced pacers to support Anirich Nortje.
Apart from the big names, Daryn Dupavillon, Migael Pretorious, and Eathan Bosch are the other pacers in this lineup. Bosch is a genuine wicket-taker with a reasonable economy rate, and so is Daryn Dupavillon. Migael Pretorious is also a wicket-taking option, but his economy rate is higher than the rest of the pacers.
Pretoria Capitals Fast Bowlers List: Anirich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Josh Little, Daryn Duppavillon, Migael Pretorious, and Eathan Bosch.
Pretoria Capitals Spinners
The experienced English Spinner Adil Rashid will lead the spin department of Pretoria Capitals in SA20 2023. Rashid has 275 wickets in the shortest format of the game, and he is a dangerous leg spinner.
Shaun von Berg will be the other leggie in this lineup. He has 68 wickets in 58 T20s at an average of 19 and an economy rate under 7. Both spinners are experienced and genuine wicket-takers.
Pretoria Capitals Spinners List: Adil Rashid and Shaun von Berg.
Pretoria Capitals Wicket Keeper
Phil Slat and Shane Dadswell are the two options to keep wickets for Pretoria in SA20. Salt is a recognized international talent and will be considered 1st choice wicket-keeper.
Pretoria Capitals Overseas Players
Will Jacks, Josh Little, Kusal Mendis, Jimmy Neesham, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt.
Pretoria Capitals Captain
All-rounder Wayne Parnell is appointed as captain of Pretoria Capitals for the inaugural edition of the SA20 league.