Here are the list of overseas players chosen at today’s Mzansi Super League draft. Please note that the list does not include Kolpaks.
Tshwane Spartans have chosen the most number of foreign players (4). Cape Town Blitz are next with three, while the rest effectively have 2 each.
Overseas players at the 2018 MSL
English players at MSL 2018– Eoin Morgan, Dawid Malan, Jason Roy, Ben Duckett (4)
Zimbabwe players at MSL 2018– Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, Brandon Mavuta (3)
West Indies players at MSL 2018:- Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle , Samuel Badree (3)
Afghan players at MSL 2018:- Rashid Khan (1)
Australian players at MSL 2018:- Dan Christian (1)
Pakistan players at MSL 2018:- Asif Ali (1)
Sri Lankan players at MSL 2018:- Jeevan Mendis (1)
Tshwane Spartans– Eoin Morgan (Eng), Jeevan Mendis (SL), Sikandar Raza & Williams (Zim)
Cape Town Blitz– Asif Ali (Pak), Malan (Eng) & Badree (WI)
Durban Heat– Rashid (Afg), Mavuta (Zim)
NMB Giants– Jason Roy and Ben Duckett (Eng)
Jozi Stars – Chris Gayle (WI) and Dan Christian (Aus)
Paarl Rocks – Dwayne Bravo (WI), Paul Stirling (Ire)
Each franchise also had to choose a rookie player (under the age of 21 and not capped by South Africa). The Tshwane Spartans chose two rookie players while all other franchises opted for a single rookie player, as seen below.
CT Blitz– Kyle Verreynne
Durban Heat– Okuhle Cele
Paarl Rocks– Eathan Bosch
NMB Giants– Dyllan Matthews
Jozi Stars– Sinethemba Qeshile
Tshwane Spartans– Tony de Zorzi, Lutho Sipamla