Sunrisers Eastern Cape team is a franchise that will represent Gqeberha (formerly known as Port Elizabeth) in the inaugural edition of the SA20 league; this will be another South African T20 league after a couple of them started previously but didn’t kick off to become top franchise T20 leagues.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Squad
Sunrisers Eastern cape team is comprised of exceptional local and foreign players. The team combination makes these teams a super favorite to win this title.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Player List
|S.#||Player name||Role||Batting style||Bowling style|
|1||Marques Ackerman||Batter||Left Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|2||Sarel Erwee||Batter||Left Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|3||Jordan Hermann||Batter||Left Handed||–|
|4||Aiden Markram||Batter||Right Handed||Right Arm Off Break|
|5||Tom Abell||Allrounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium|
|6||James Fuller||Allrounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|7||Aya Gqamane||Allrounder||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
|8||Marco Jansen||Allrounder||Right Handed||Left Arm Fast|
|9||Jon-Jon Smuts||Allrounder||Right Handed||Slow Left Arm Orthodox|
|10||Roelof van der Merwe||Allrounder||Right Handed||Slow Left Arm Orthodox|
|16||Jordan Cox||Wicket Keeper||Right Handed||–|
|17||Tristan Stubbs||Wicket Keeper||Right Handed||–|
|18||Adam Rossington||Wicket Keeper||Right Handed||–|
|11||Ottniel Baartman||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Medium Fast|
|12||Brydon Carse||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast|
|13||Mason Crane||Bowler||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|14||Junaid Dawood||Bowler||Right Handed||Leg Break|
|15||Sisanda Magala||Bowler||Right Handed||Right Arm Fast Medium|
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Batsmen
The best term to define the batting line of Sunrisers Eastern Cape is “underrated.” They have such batters who can bring carnage on their day. The batting line comprises Aiden Markram, Adam Rossington, Tristan Stubbs, Sarel Erwee, Jordan Cox, Tom Abell, and Marques Ackerman.
Aiden Markram is a proven talent. A phenomenal top-order batter who can bat as per the situation. Tristan Stubbs is a thrilling batter who can murder the cricket ball with his bat. The two English batters, Jordan Cox and Tom Abell, average above 30 and have a strike rate of 135+ in the shortest format, which makes them quite dangerous.
Marques Ackerman has a good record and can serve as a good backup option. SarelErwee is an experienced batter who has a decent record in T20s. Adam Rossington can be a good choice for the finishing role. He can keep the wickets and has a batting strike rate of 143.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Batters List: Aiden Markram, Tristan Stubbs, Adam Rossington, Sarel Erwee, Jordan Cox, Tom Abell and Maruqes Ackerman.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape All-Rounders
The strong pool of all-rounders of Sunrisers Eastern Cape team includes JJ Smuts, Roelof van der Merwe, and James Fuller. Smuts has over 4000 runs and has taken 100+ wickets in T20s, which makes him a high-demand cricketer in T20s.
Roelof van der Merwe has a batting average of 21 and a strike rate of 132. With the bat, he has more than 2500 runs, while he has 250+ wickets at an average of 25 with his slow left arm.
With 1387 runs and 133 wickets in T20s, James Fuller is an incredible all-rounder to have in your T20 side. Fuller was unstoppable with his hard-hitting and wicket-taking spells with the ball in Vitality Blast 2022 and Abu Dhabi T10.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape All-Rounders List: James Fuller, JJ Smuts, and Roelof van der Merwe.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Fast Bowlers
The pace attack of Sunrisers Eastern Cape looks a little compromised, yet they have some excellent potential. The 5 pacers include Marco Jansen, Bryden Carse, Sisanda Magala, Ayabulela Gqamane, and Othniel Baartman.
Baartman has an excellent bowling average of just 17 and has 56 wickets in this format. Jansen’s pace is quite threatening, but he is inexperienced and averages 38 with the ball in T20s. Magala is exceptionally experienced, with over 100 wickets in the T20 format, and has a reasonable economy rate.
Gqamane has a bowling average of 35 and an economy rate close to 9, while Brydon Crase has a bowling average of 44 and a similar economy as Gqamane.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Fast Bowlers List: Sisanda Magala, Ayabulela Gqamne, Ottniel Baartman, Bryden Carse, and Marco Jansen.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Spinners
Junaid Dawood and Mason Crane are the two spinners in this squad. Junaid Dawood has good numbers with 17 wickets in 17 games with his leg-break. He averages 21 with the ball and has an economy rate of 7. Mason Crane is far more experienced compared to Dawood. Crane has taken 88 wickets in T20 cricket at an average of 23 and an economy rate of 7.8.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Spinners List: Junaid Dawood and Mason Crane.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Wicket Keeper
They have three equally good wicket-keeping options on their side in the form of Tristan Stubbs, Adam Rossington, and Jordan Cox.
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Overseas Players
Tom Abell, Marques, Brydon Carse, Mason Crane, Jordan Cox, James Fuller, Adam Rossington
Sunrisers Eastern Cape Captain SA20
South African All-rounder Adian Markram has been appointed to lead the sunrisers franchise in SA20 2023 edition.