The countdown to announce the eight owners of Cricket South
The deadline for submission of ownership bid documents is Friday April 28 at 5pm.
CSA announced their intention to host their own global T20 tournament with a worldwide tender notice in February this year, requesting Expressions of Interest from potential owners.
With phase two of the process approaching completion, potential owners have one last opportunity to submit their documents.
The tournament will include top international and local cricketers, and will highlight
In March, CSA received more than 150 Expressions of Interest (EoIs) from potential owners as part of the first phase of the process.
The majority of interest came from
“We have already seen great interest from
To date, CSA has signed eight marquee international players, which include the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum, and eight marquee Protea players – such as
Each marquee Protea player will be allocated to a new franchise team based in the city he has either been historically associated with, or a city with which he can build a strong association.
“This is an opportunity that cannot be ignored. We are looking for prospective team owners who are passionate about cricket, as well as
The process to acquire one of the eight city-based teams is managed by EY. Following the submission of formal bids, CSA will evaluate the qualifying bids received and announce the successful owners in June.
The #T20 Global Destination League is set to knock cricket fans’ expectations out of the park, with the tournament starting in early November and the final scheduled for 16 December.