CSA T20 League: RPSG Durban sign Quinton de Kock, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Reece Topley

The inaugural edition of CSA's T20 League is scheduled to commence in January 2023.

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RPSG Durban have announced their first five players signed for the CSA T20, League on Friday. Quinton de Kock, who was rumored to be a part of the franchise, has been joined by international stars Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, and Reece Topley.

RPSG Group, who also owns the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), had announced the acquisition of the Durban-based franchise in the upcoming CSA T20 league scheduled for next year. Earlier last month, they had roped in former South African all-rounder Lance Klusener as the head coach of the team.

De Kock has had a glorious stint in the IPL, and represented the Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2022. The franchise, in its latest announcement, lifted the lid on the singings and announced Quinton de Kock, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, and Reece Topley as international acquisitions, while uncapped Proteas spinner Prenelan Subrayen has also been inducted into the squad.

I welcome all the players to the RPSG Durban family: RPSG chairman Sanjeev Goenka

Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman of the RPSG group, welcomed the players to the Durban team and hoped that the prized signings will add to their philosophy of performance in the field.

“I welcome all the players to the RPSG Durban family. It’s a new beginning, full of hope and promise. We are confident that the talented players will add to the foundation of the team and will uphold our core philosophy of performance,” Goenka said in an official statement.

Notably, the announcement comes just a day after Mumbai Indians backed MI Cape Town announced their first five signings. The Reliance Industries-owned franchise was the first CSA T20 side to release its signings to the world and asserted their early dominance in the competition as they announced the accretion of some of the most sought-after T20 talents in the world, acquiring the services of Rashid Khan, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Kagiso Rabada, and Dewald Brevis.