T20 Global League 2017 Draft Date, T20 GL Auction TV & Live Streaming
The player draft is scheduled to be held from August 26 to August 27 with Cricket South Africa (CSA) said that almost 400 players from 10 countries have confirmed their interest to participate in the new league.
The T20 Global League also known as T20 GL is an inaugural season of Twenty20 cricket tournament held in South Africa.
The T20 Global League is a planned Twenty20 cricket tournament to be held in South Africa, with the inaugural version starting on 4 November 2017 and the final on 16 December 2017. T20 Global League 2017 features a minimum of 14 matches and a maximum of 16 matches per team.
Draft Date: August 26 – August 27, 2017
Eligibility: Players who are currently playing cricket professionally at National, Franchise or Provincial (Semi-Pro) level are eligible for consideration.
Players: 17 contracted players per squad (total of 136 contracted players). Maximum 5 foreign players per squad (total of 32 foreign players). Players to enter a Player Draft. Player contracts could be one or two year contracts.
TV & Live Streaming: Cricket fans around the world can watch draft live streaming, photo stream via T20 Global League official Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.
Eight Teams Participating in Global T20 League 2017
- Durban Qalandars
- Bloem City Blazers
- Stellenbosch Monarchs
- Cape Town Knight Riders
- Jo’burg Giants
- Benoni Zalmi
- Nelson Mandela Bay Stars
- Pretoria Mavericks
Marquee Protea players
- Hashim Amla
- Quinton de Kock
- AB de Villiers
- JP Duminy
- Faf du Plessis
- David Miller
- Kagiso Rabada
- Imran Tahir
International marquee players
- Dwayne Bravo (West Indies)
- Chris Gayle (West Indies)
- Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
- Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)
- Eoin Morgan (England)
- Kevin Pietersen (England)
- Kieron Pollard (West Indies)
- Jason Roy (England)
90 overseas player
Pakistan: Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul, Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal, Yasir Shah, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Salman Butt, Sami Aslam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Misbah-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan, Umar Akmal, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Sohail Khan
England: Michael Carberry, Alex Hales, Adam Lyth, Sam Billings, Gary Balance, Ian Bell, Ben Duckett, Liam Livingstone, James Vince, Jade Dernbach, Tim Bresnan, Steven Finn, Monty Panesar, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid
Sri Lanka: Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeewan Mendis, Shehan Jayasuriya, Ramith Rambukwella, Suraj Randiv, Dushmantha Chameera, Dammika Prasad, Sachithra Senanayake, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilshan Munaweera, Angelo Perera
Kolpak players: David Wiese, Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Vilas, Colin Ackermann, Cameron Delport, Colin Ingram, Richard Levi, Marchant de Lange, Hardus Viljoen, Simon Harmer
West Indies: Jonathan Carter, Veerasammy Permaul, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Danza Hyatt, Sulieman Benn, Jason Mohammed, Devon Thomas, Tino Best, Fidel Edwards, Jerome Taylor, Ashley Nurse, Shane Shillingford
Ireland: William Porterfield, Boyd Rankin, Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell
Netherlands: Stephan Myburgh, Roelof van der Merwe, Ryan ten Doeschate,
New Zealand: Mitchell McClenaghan, Jeetan Patel
Australia: Ben Hilfenhaus, Johan Botha, Nathan Reardon
Zimbabwe: Sean Ervine, Hamilton Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura, Vusi Sibanda
Scotland: Kyle Coetzer
Hong Kong: Anshuman Rath
Afghanistan: Dawlat Zadran