Big Bash League is one of the top rated leagues in world cricket with cricketers from many parts of the world participate in BBL. Many South African Cricketers were part of this one of the top rates franchise league in the past and this time as two South African Players in Big Bash League will represent two franchises.
List of South African Players In Big Bash League 2022
- Faf Du Plesis
- Rilee Rossouw
South African Cricketers in Big Bash League 2022
Faf Du Plessis to play for Perth Scorchers
Former South African captain Faf Du Plesis is all set to revive his BBL career with Perth Scorchers as he has been picked by franchise for half of the BBL season 12 matches. He is brought in as a replacement for England’s Laurie Evans whose BBL contract got terminated after a positive dope test.
In past Du Plesis represent Melbourne Renegades in BBL whereas he has also represented CSK and Pune in IPL, Quetta Gladiators in PSL, St. Lucia and St. Kitts in CPL and many other teams in other top rated cricket leagues in world cricket.
T20 career spanning over 311 matches he has scored 8074 runs with 04 T20 centuries under his belt. He also maintained a healthy strike rate of 130.
Rilee Rossouw to play for Sydney Thunders
A prolific and must have T20 batter for many T20 leagues around the word Rilee Rossouw will come back to represent Sydney Thunders in BBL 12 season. He played 07 games for the same franchise in BBL 10th edition and missed the last season of Big Bash League.
In 269 T20 games he has scored close to 7000 runs with 05 centuries and 42 fifties with an exceptional strike rate of 143 runs per 100 balls. He has represented teams in IPL, PSL, BPL and LPL as well.