CAPE TOWN – Nine Cape Cobras were snapped up in the marquee event of the Mzansi Super League season two, the MSL 2.0 draft which was held, in Soweto, on Tuesday.
There were 184 foreign players, including Kolpak players, in the draft which presented a massive increase on the 71 who applied in 2018.
Five of the Cape Cobras players were picked by the Cape Town Blitz – Janneman Malan, David Bedingham, Vernon Philander, George Linde and Aviwe Mgijima.
Jozi Stars selected the Cape Cobras fast bowler Lizaad Williams as they look to defend the title they won last season.
Nandre Burger, a new acquisition for the Cape Cobras, was picked by the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants. Cobras left arm seamer Akhona Mnyaka will be joining Burger at the Giants.