Royal Challengers Bangalore head coach Simon Katich is receptive to this year’s edition of the Indian Premier League being played in South Africa or Australia.
The 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League was meant to start this week, but probably won’t. The tournament has seen more than 50 South African players come and go over a dozen years. Some stuck around for several seasons, while others hardly got game time, if at all.
This year’s edition of the Indian Premier League is meant to start this week, but probably won’t. The 2009 IPL was hosted in South Africa. What happened then…?
Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn went unsold through rounds of Thursday’s Indian Premier League auction before being bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Proteas all-rounder Chris Morris will play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in next year’s Indian Premier League.
Fast bowlers Nandre Burger and Gerald Coetzee, both uncapped in international cricket, will be among several South African players available for purchase during Thursday’s Indian Premier League auction in Kolkata.
Several South Africans have been released from franchise contracts ahead of next year’s Indian Premier League.
Former Proteas batsman Gary Kirsten has been removed as head coach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.
Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been appointed head coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.
Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis has resigned as the Kolkata Knight Riders’ head coach.
Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir was unable to prevent the Chennai Super Kings from slipping to a one-run defeat to the Mumbai Indians in Sunday’s Indian Premier League final in Hyderabad, but topped the 2019 tournament’s wicket-takers regardless.
The 2018 and 2019 editions of the Indian Premier League have come and gone. Certain players are paid per match, while others hold seasonal contracts. Some South Africans have offered franchises better value for money than others, as this two-year analysis reveals.
The Proteas dominated in the 2019 IPL season, with Imran Tahir topping the wicket charts, Kagiso Rabada finishing second and Quinton de Kock ending third on the run-scoring charts.
Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock played a key role as the Mumbai Indians beat the Chennai Super Kings by one run in Sunday’s Indian Premier League final at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad.
Faf du Plessis continued to impress in the IPL, setting the tone with a half-century that guided the Chennai Super Kings to their eighth IPL final in 10 years.