Finally, the much awaited new South African T20 cricket league is ready to launch very soon. The new T20 tournament which is being called the Mzansi Super League 2018 is a done deal now and is starting sooner than you think. Latest Mzansi Super League 2018 (MSL) Match Details (www.sportskeeda.com), online Mzansi Super League updates (www.cricbuzz.com). Get real-time notifications from the official website (www.sportspatrika.com).

After a series of rescheduling and postponements, Mzansi Super League is finally starting on 16th November and will run for one month with finals being played on 16th December. At the same time, the 8th season of KFC Big Bash League is also scheduled.

Previously, this tournament was scheduled to start last year and was being called Global League T20, 8 teams were deemed to take part in the tournament but it was scrapped after a long discussion and unable to gather any broadcasters and the South African cricket board lost a whole lot of money

Mzansi Super Legaue 2018 Match Details

Now, learning from the past mistakes, SA cricket board has now re-launched this tournament with 6 teams and have named it Mzansi so that it keeps the local touch.

The Mzansi league will be played from 16 November to 16 December with 6 teams at 6 different venues – Wanderers Stadium, SuperSport Park, Kingsmead, St. George’s Park, Newlands, and Boland Park.

The tournament will be played in a double round-robin format where each team will play two matches with every other team. A total of 32 matches will be played which includes 30 league matches and semi-final and final.

Mzansi Super League Live Telecast in India

Cricket South Africa (CSA) along with Global Sports Commerce (GSC), the Commercial Right Holder of Mzansi Super League T20 (MSL T20), has on Wednesday announced their partnership with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) for the first ever season of the MSL T20 in India and the sub-continent.

SPN’s sports channels SONY SIX, SONY TEN 2 and SONY ESPN will telecast MSL T20 matches, including the playoff and the grand finale on December 16, 2018.

Mzansi Super League 2018 Schedule

The first match of the Mzansi Super League will be played between Cape Town Blitz and Tshwane Spartans. Take a look at the Mzansi Super League 2018 Schedule at the table below.

Date Match Venue Timing
16-Nov-2018 Cape Town Blitz vs Tshwane Spartans Newlands, Cape Town 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
17-Nov-2018 Jozi Stars vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
18-Nov-2018 Durban Heat vs Cape Town Blitz Kingsmead, Durban 2:30 PM IST / 9:00 PM GMT
18-Nov-2018 Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Boland Park, Paarl 7:00 PM IST / 1:30 PM GMT
20-Nov-2018 Paarl Rocks vs Jozi Stars Boland Park, Paarl 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
21-Nov-2018 Durban Heat vs Tshwane Spartans Kingsmead, Durban 5:30 PM IST / 12: 00 GMT
21-Nov-2018 Cape Town Blitz vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Newlands, Cape Town 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
23-Nov-2018 Nelson Mandela Giants vs Durban Heat St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
24-Nov-2018 Jozi Stars vs Cape Town Blitz New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
25-Nov-2018 Tshwane Spartans vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants SuperSport Park, Centurion 2:30 PM IST / 9:00 PM GMT
25-Nov-2018 Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz Boland Park, Paarl 7:00 PM IST / 01:30 PM GMT
27-Nov-2018 Nelson Mandela Giants vs Cape Town Blitz St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
28-Nov-2018 Tshwane Spartans vs Jozi Stars SuperSport Park, Centurion 5:30 PM IST / 12: 00 GMT
28-Nov-2018 Durban Heat vs Paarl Rocks Kingsmead, Durban 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
30-Nov-2018 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Paarl Rocks St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth 5:30 PM IST / 12: 00 GMT
30-Nov-2018 Jozi Stars vs Durban Heat New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
01-Dec-2018 Tshwane Spartans vs Cape Town Blitz SuperSport Park, Centurion 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
02-Dec-2018 Paarl Rocks vs Durban Heat Boland Park, Paarl 2:30 PM IST / 9:00 PM GMT
02-Dec-2018 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Jozi Stars St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth 7:00 PM IST / 01:30 PM GMT
04-Dec-2018 Cape Town Blitz vs Jozi Stars Newlands, Cape Town 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
05-Dec-2018 Tshwane Spartans vs Paarl Rocks SuperSport Park, Centurion 5:30 PM IST / 12: 00 GMT
05-Dec-2018 Durban Heat vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Kingsmead, Durban 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
07-Dec-2018 Durban Heat vs Jozi Stars Kingsmead, Durban 5:30 PM IST / 12: 00 GMT
07-Dec-2018 Cape Town Blitz vs Paarl Rocks Newlands, Cape Town 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
08-Dec-2018 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Tshwane Spartans St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
09-Dec-2018 Jozi Stars vs Paarl Rocks New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 2:30 PM IST / 9:00 PM GMT
09-Dec-2018 Cape Town Blitz vs Durban Heat Newlands, Cape Town 7:00 PM IST / 01:30 PM GMT
11-Dec-2018 Jozi Stars vs Tshwane Spartans New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
12-Dec-2018 Paarl Rocks vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Boland Park, Paarl 5:30 PM IST / 12: 00 GMT
12-Dec-2018 Tshwane Spartans vs Durban Heat SuperSport Park, Centurion 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
14-Dec-2018 Eliminator, TBA vs TBA (2nd vs 3rd) TBA 10:30 PM IST / 5:00 PM GMT
16-Dec-2018 Final, TBA vs TBA TBA 7:00 PM IST / 01:30 PM GMT

Mzansi Super League Points Table 2018

Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
Cape Town Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
Durban Heat 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
Jozi Stars 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
Nelson Mandela Bay Giants 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
Paarl Rocks 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
Tshwane Spartans 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000

Mzansi Super League Teams 2018

Cape Town Blitz Durban Heat Jozi Stars Nelson Mandela Bay Giants Paarl Rocks Tshwane Spartans
  1. Farhaan Behardien(c)
  2. Quinton de Kock
  3. JP Duminy
  4. Dawid Malan
  5. Andile Phehlukwayo
  6. Dale Steyn
  7. Samuel Badree
  8. Asif Ali
  9. Anrich Nortje
  10. Janneman Malan
  11. Malusi Siboto
  12. George Linde
  13. Ferisco Adams
  14. Jason Smith
  15. Sibonelo Makhanya
  16. Kyle Verreynne
  17. Dane Piedt
  18. Mohammad Nawaz
  19. Hussain Talat
  1. Albie Morkel(c)
  2. Hashim Amla
  3. Rashid Khan
  4. David Miller
  5. Heinrich Klaasen
  6. Kyle Abbott
  7. Keshav Maharaj
  8. Khaya Zondo
  9. Marchant de Lange
  10. Vernon Philander
  11. Brandon Mavuta
  12. Temba Bavuma
  13. Morne van Wyk
  14. Okuhle Cele
  15. Sarel Erwee
  16. Tladi Bokako
  17. Prenelan Subrayen
  1. Dane Vilas (c)
  2. Kagiso Rabada
  3. Chris Gayle
  4. Rassie van der Dussen
  5. Dan Christian
  6. Beuran Hendricks
  7. Reeza Hendricks
  8. Dwaine Pretorius
  9. Eddie Leie
  10. Pite van Biljon
  11. Duanne Olivier
  12. Ryan Rickelton
  13. Sinethemba Qeshile
  14. Simon Harmer
  15. Calvin Savage
  16. Alfred Mothoa
  1. JJ Smuts(c)
  2. Imran Tahir
  3. Jason Roy
  4. Chris Morris
  5. Junior Dala
  6. Christiaan Jonker
  7. Aaron Phangiso
  8. Ben Duckett
  9. Sisanda Magala
  10. Ryan McLaren
  11. Heino Kuhn
  12. Marco Marais
  13. Dyllan Matthews
  14. Lizaad Williams
  15. Rudi Second
  16. Carmi le Roux
  1. Faf du Plessis(c)
  2. Dwayne Bravo
  3. Tabraiz Shamsi
  4. Dane Paterson
  5. Aiden Markram
  6. Mangaliso Mosehle
  7. Bjorn Fortuin
  8. Vaughn van Jaarsveld
  9. Grant Thomson
  10. Paul Stirling
  11. Tshepo Moreki
  12. Henry Davids
  13. Cameron Delport
  14. Eathan Bosch
  15. Patrick Kruger
  16. Kerwin Mungroo
  17. David Wiese
  18. Michael Klinger
  1. AB de Villiers
  2. Eoin Morgan
  3. Lungi Ngidi
  4. Robbie Frylinck
  5. Jeevan Mendis
  6. Theunis de Bruyn
  7. Rory Kleinveldt
  8. Sean Williams
  9. Gihahn Cloete
  10. Lutho Sipamla
  11. Tony de Zorzi
  12. Dean Elgar
  13. Andrew Birch
  14. Sikandar Raza
  15. Shaun von Berg
  16. Eldred Hawken
  17. Rilee Rossouw

Bottom line

The Mzansi Super League is the first South African T20 domestic tournament. Although, the KFC Big Bash League 2018 is starting in November as well. And we will be keeping you updated with everything related to the Mzansi Super League and KFC Big Bash League, so keep visiting as we’ll be posting many more posts related to the upcoming tournaments.

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