Cricket South Africa T20 League: MI Cape Town Full Squad; Rashid Khan, Liam Livingstone headline

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The
players
will
join
the
team
and
will
adorn
the
iconic
blue
and
gold
colors
that
the
fans
have
come
to
recognize
from
the
MI
franchise.
The
current
‘MI
Cape
Town’ squad
includes
three
foreign
players,
one
South
Africa
capped
and
one
South
Africa
uncapped
player.

The
three
overseas
players
the
franchise
has
signed
are
Afghanistan
star
spinner
Rashid
Khan,
England
all-rounders
Liam
Livingstone
and
Sam
Curran.
The
capped
South
Africa
cricketer
is
star
speedster
Kagiso
Rabada
while
Dewald
Brevis
is
the
uncapped
South
African
in
the
side.

Mumbai
Indians
go
global,
unveil
MI
Cape
Town
in
South
Africa
and
MI
Emirates
in
UAE

Rashid
played
for
Gujarat
Titans,
Livingstone
and
Rabada
represented
Punjab
Kings,
and
Brevis
played
for
Mumbai
Indians
in
this
year’s
IPL
2022.
Curran

who
has
played
for
Punjab
and
CSK
in
the
past

couldn’t
participate
in
this
edition
of
the
IPL
due
to
injury.

Akash
Ambani,
Chairman
of
Reliance
Jio,
said,
“I’m
excited
as
we
begin
our
journey
in
building
“MI
Cape
Town”.
With
our
direct
player
signings,
we
have
taken
the
first
step
towards
building
the
MI
philosophy

having
a
strong
core
around
which
the
team
will
be
planned.
I
am
glad
to
welcome
Rashid,
Kagiso,
Liam,
Sam,
to
the
#OneFamily
and
happy
to
have
Dewald
continue
with
us
on
this
new
journey.
We
are
certain
that
MI
Cape
Town,
like
the
two
other
teams,
will
play
the
brand
of
cricket
MI
is
synonymous
with

playing
fearless
cricket,
and
the
same
will
resonate
with
the
passionate
cricket
fans
of
South
Africa
and
across
the
world.”

All
the
four
international
players
picked
up
by
the
franchise
have
been
consistent
performers
over
the
years
and
the
uncapped
Brevis
had
a
breakthrough
season
with
MI
in
2022.
The
players
have
been
signed
ahead
of
the
auctions
as
per
the
rules
that
govern
the
T20
league.


Full
List
of
Players
picked
up
by
MI
Cape
Town

1.
Kagiso
Rabada

South
Africa

2.
Dewald
Brevis

(SA/Uncapped)

3.
Rashid
Khan

Afghanistan

4.
Sam
Curran

England

5.
Liam
Livingstone

England

Earlier
on
Wednesday,
the
Mumbai
Indians
announced
the
name
and
identity
of
‘MI
Cape
Town’ or
phonetically
“MY
Cape
Town”,
team
dedicated
to
the
fans
of
Cape
Town.

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