The Johannesburg Super Kings have revealed their team logo on Thursday for the upcoming SA20 League.
On Thursday, the Johannesburg Super Kings, the franchise for the South African domestic T20 League SA20, unveiled their logo. The franchise is own by Chennai Super Kings Sports Limited. The same company that owns the Chennai Super Kings of the Indian Premier League (IPL). “We go everywhere! #WhistlesForJoburg, @faf1307 “The franchise’s account tweeted. The logo is similar to the CSK logo, and it includes the lion and crown. Which have become synonymous with the franchise’s cricketing culture over the years.
CSA announced the new name of their domestic T20I league as “SA20” on Wednesday.
The SA20 identity is built on vibrant, bold, and energetic iconography. All of which are associate with T20 cricket. The XX – roman numerals for the number 20 – represent T20 cricket’s dynamic wagon wheel. A key indicator of runs scored, and bring to life the competition’s flair and thrill. The vibrant colors of cyan, navy, and green are emblematic of the world of cricket – day, night, and the 22 yard mark.
Current and former CSK stars such as Faf Du Plessis (South Africa). Moeen Ali (England), and Maheesh Theekshana (Sri Lanka). West Indies bowler Romario Shepherd, and South African player Gerald Coetzee were announce as the first five signees earlier in August.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) and SuperSport TV announced earlier this month. The formation of a t20 competition featuring six privately owned franchises beginning in January 2023.
CSA announced in July that former captain Graeme Smith named Commissioner of South Africa’s new T20 league.
The next significant milestone for the SA20 will be the player auction on September 19. Player registrations closed on Sunday evening, with a strong showing of interest from players all over the world, as well as established and emerging South African talent.
The six franchises are allow to sign direct from a list of 30 marquee players that CSA recently finalized. They are permit to have a squad of 17 players. They will choose the remaining twelve players through auctions.