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Mzansi Super League 2019

Nov 8 - Dec 16 2019       35 Corlett Dr, Illovo
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After its successful debut season in 2018, South Africa's all-star cricket league Mzansi Super League, inspired by similar T20 leagues such as the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Australia's Big Bash, returns for another colourful season of twenty over cricket this November and December.

The Mzansi Super League (or MSL) is made up of six teams: the Jozi Stars, Durban Heat, Tshwane Spartans, Cape Town Blitz, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Paarl Rocks. Each team boasts a local and international marquee player while the rest of the squad comes from professional cricketers from South Africa's provincial cricket leagues and from overseas.

Joburg's Jozi Stars are the 2018 Mzansi Super League champions and will be defending their winning position with a big hitting star lineup that includes Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada and the 'Universe Boss' aka West Indian batsman Chris Gayle who will return for six matches. Meanwhile retired Proteas legend and IPL mega-star AB de Villiers returns to the crease to play for the Tshwane Spartans at Centurion.

Whether you are cricket fan or not, an afternoon or an evening out at a Mzansi Super League match is great fun for all the family with cheerleaders, fireworks, prizes and giveaways and very festive atmosphere.

The schedule of matches happening at Joburg's Wanderers Stadium and at SuperSport Park in Centurion runs as follows:

Wanderer's Stadium matches
Friday, 8 November at 17:30: Jozi Stars v Cape Town Blitz
Saturday, 16 November at 12:30: Jozi Stars v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Sunday, 24 November at 14:00: Jozi Stars v Tshwane Spartans
Sunday, 1 December at 10:00: Jozi Stars v Paarl Rocks
Saturday, 7 December at 12:30: Jozi Stars v Durban Heat

SuperSport Park matches
Wednesday, 13 November at 17:30: Tshwane Spartans v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
Thursday, 21 November at 17:30: Tshwane Spartans v Durban Heat
Friday, 29 November at 17:30: Tshwane Spartans v Paarl Rocks
Thursday, 5 December at 17:30: Tshwane Spartans v Jozi Stars
Sunday, 8 December at 14:00: Tshwane Spartans v Cape Town Blitz

Finals
Friday, 13 December at 17:30: Play-off between 2nd and 3rd placed teams on the leader board.
The winner will play against the first-placed league team in the final. In case of rain interrupting play a reserve day has been kept for the match to be played on Saturday, 14 December at 12:30.
Monday, 16 December at 17:30: Mzansi Super League 2019 Final (reserve day Tuesday, 17 December at 17:30)

Date

Venue

Nov 8 2019 - Dec 16 2019
Imperial Wanderers Stadium
35 Corlett Dr, Illovo
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