Find all the latest updates and news on T20 Global League auction or draft here. The inaugural edition of the South Africa’s biggest T20 tournament, T20 Global League 2017 is scheduled to start on November 4 and will end on December 16. All the players who will play for the eight franchise will be picked through players draft. As per reports, The draft for South Africa’s T20 Global League (T20GL) held in Cape Town on August 26 and 27.
Cricket correspondent, Ken Borland updated all the buys and picks took place in the T20 Global League auction.
The other big T20 leagues like CPL and PSL also use the draft system to distribute players to the teams. It is different to contracts where players sign contract with their preferred team. It is now confirmed that auction like IPL would not be held which means instead of T20 Global League auction, it will be a draft. Total 90 foreign cricketers including Pakistan, England, and Australia will take part in the auction.
T20 Global League Auction/Draft Details
All the interested playing who would like to be a part of the T20 Global League need to give their names and there would base price of every player in the draft. The base price of players will depend on their category. Top players like AB de Villiers will be included in Category A and will receive the highest money.
Each team needs to pick a certain number of players including both international and domestic in the T20 Global League auction/draft. Cricket South Africa have already announced the eight international marquee players who will be part of the league – Kieron Pollard, Brendon McCullum, Lasith Malinga, Chris Gayle, Kevin Pietersen, Dwayne Bravo, Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy.
The icon players for the T20 Global League 2017 also announced by the CSA. AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, Kagiso Rabada Quinton de Kock, Imran Tahir, JP Duminy, and David Miller are the eight icon player who will represent their city in the league.
Quinton de Kock will represent Benoni franchise, Bloemfontein will be represented by David Miller, Johannesburg will be represented by Kagiso Rabada, JP Duminy is icon player for Cape Town, Hashim Amla for Durban, Imran Tahir for Port Elizabeth and AB de Villiers for Pretoria and Faf du Plessis for Stellenbosch.
T20 Global League Auction/Draft Players List
Here is the full list of players for the T20 Global League draft.
Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Fakhar Zaman, Salman Butt, Sami Aslam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Kamran Akmal, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Rizwan, Umar Akmal, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Nawaz, Shahid Afridi, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Sohail Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul, Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal, Yasir Shah
England: Michael Carberry, Alex Hales, Adam Lyth, Gary Balance, Ian Bell, Sam Billings, Ben Duckett, Liam Livingstone, James Vince, Tim Bresnan, Jade Dernbach, Steven Finn, Mark Wood, Monty Panesar, Adil Rashid
West Indies: Jonathan Carter, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Danza Hyatt, Jason Mohammed, Devon Thomas, Tino Best, Fidel Edwards, Jerome Taylor, Sulieman Benn, Ashley Nurse, Veerasammy Permaul, Shane Shillingford
Sri Lanka: Dilshan Munaweera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Shehan Jayasuriya, Jeewan Mendis, Ramith Rambukwella, Dushmantha Chameera, Dammika Prasad, Suraj Randiv, Sachithra Senanayake
South Africa: Marchant de Lange, Hardus Viljoen, Colin Ackermann, Simon Harmer, David Wiese, Colin Ingram, Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Vilas, Cameron Delport, Richard Levi
Australia: Ben Hilfenhaus, Nathan Reardon, Johan Botha
New Zealand: Mitchell McClenaghan, Jeetan Patel
Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Sean Ervine, Elton Chigumbura
Ireland: William Porterfield, Kevin O’Brien, Boyd Rankin, George Dockrell
Netherlands: Stephan Myburgh, Ryan ten Doeschate, Roelof van der Merwe
Afghanistan: Dawlat Zadran
Hong Kong: Anshuman Rath
Scotland: Kyle Coetzer
T20 Global League 2017 Auction Results
The South African Global T20 League draft will be held on August 19. You can watch T20 Global League auction live streaming will be available on SuperSport in South Africa while in India, Sony Sports Network will have live coverage. Fans can also watch live streaming on Global T20 League Facebook page.