Proteas top-order batsman David Miller has been named captain of Rajasthan Royals-owned Paarl Royals for the inaugural season of SA20-South Africa’s home T20 league, which is slated to start in January 2023.
Miller was roped in by the franchise in August, together with Jos Buttler, Obed McCoy and Corbin Bosch. All 4 gamers have labored with the homeowners earlier than, having plied their commerce for Rajasthan Royals within the IPL. Miller can also be a part of the Barbados Royals – which was taken over by the franchise in 2021 within the CPL and was named skipper forward of the 2022 season.
David Miller excited with the crop of gamers in Paarl Royals
Talking after being appointed captain, the 33-year-old mentioned, “It makes me immensely proud to have been appointed because the captain of the Paarl Royals. To have the ability to name it my house, provides me nice pleasure. The folks of Paarl and the Western Cape as an entire are nice supporters of high quality and entertaining cricket, and my ambition will probably be to guide the crew in the fitting method and provides our followers numerous recollections to cheer their crew on.”
“We have already got some prime cricketers on board with the likes of Jos, Obed and Corbin, and I’m wanting ahead to working with an thrilling set of gamers to begin this SA20 journey,” Miller added.
David Miller is presently donning the captaincy reins for the Barbados Royals in CPL
Within the ongoing CPL, David Miller-led Barbados Royals are presently on the prime of the factors desk with six wins in seven matches. The swashbuckling left-hander has scored 166 runs to date at a formidable strike fee of 155.14.
The SA20 public sale is about to happen on September 19 in Cape City. The franchises have an allotted general purse worth of USD 2 million and should purchase as many gamers, as much as the utmost restrict of 17. The cash obtainable to them on the public sale will probably be based mostly on what’s left of the purse after the pre-auction signings.