Thursday, September 14, 2017

Joburg Giants Team Squad Players List, Schedule, Wallpaper

Joburg Giants Team Squad Players List, Schedule, Wallpaper- For the first edition of the T20 Global League, Joburg Giants will be among the 8 teams competing. Johannesburg is one of the cities which will be represented in the T20 Global League 2017 by the team named Joburg Giants. They are expected to go a long distance in the tournament with the undeniably awesome Joburg Giants team squad. Cricket South Africa is the latest inductee in the group of countries who have their own glamorous T20 leagues. This is going to be the first ever T20 tournament featuring cities of South Africa. In the competition, there will be a total of 8 cities and the format of the league will be quite similar to IPL, BBL, PSL etc.

Joburg Giants Team Logo

Johannesburg is just another city being represented in this T20 tournament. This franchise is owned by the GMR group, who is not new in this game. They have owned teams like Delhi Daredevils in the IPL. It is not a necessary thing to explain but any Businessman would like to expand its horizons. The GMR group has done so by investing in cricket franchise of South Africa. They will host their home matches in the ground called Wanderers Stadium.

Joburg Giants Team Details

Owner: GMR Group
Home ground: Wanderers
Coach: S Sriram
Marquee South African: Kagiso Rabada
Marquee international: Brendon McCullum (NZ)

The GMR group expects that this team in the T20 Global League 2017 is going to exceed the expectations. Delhi Daredevils could not make it quite big in the Indian Premier League but they are definitely one of the most entertaining teams in all the seasons. The GMR group did not want to take big risks yet again and hence they decided to pick some really good players for the Joburg Giants team squad. Investing in Protean players has always been working for Delhi Daredevils and that's why they tried to do the same with this team as well. In fact, Rabada, who was the most expensive player to have been bought in the IPL auction, is picked by this team in the draft ceremony as well. After all, he reached up to expectations of the team and became the star performer. Investors would like to see that exact form in him in this tournament as well.

Joburg Giants Team Squad

  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Colin Ingram
  • Vernon Philander
  • Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Chris Jonker
  • Temba Bavuma
  • Patrick Kruger
  • Yasir Shah
  • Nicolas Pooran
  • Duanne Oliver
  • Jonathan Vandiar
  • Roelof Van Der Merwe
  • Andries Gous
  • Rabian Engelbrecht
  • Dane Piedt
  • Andre Malan
  • Zubayr Hamza

The very hard hitting New Zealand batsman, Brendon McCullum was picked to be a part of the Joburg Giants team squad. He has been the captain of many of teams all across the world and his experience is definitely going to come in play. His batting skills are so much that he can even single handedly lead his team to the victory. Apart from him, Colin Ingram who is in the best form of his life, lately was also found worthy by the team.

Apart from the players playing on the field, the people training them are also effective. No matter how many people say that the players are the only ones who matter, at the end of the day, the coaches play a very big role. S Sriram is the current spin consultant with Australian Cricket team and has been a former Indian player. He is elected as the head coach for Joburg Giants.

Joburg Giants Team Schedule 

2nd Match – 04 November 2017
Stellenbosch Monarchs vs Joburg Giants at Boland Park, Paarl
6:00 PM

6th Match – 06 November 2017
Nelson Mandela Bay Stars vs Joburg Giants at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
10:00 PM

11th Match – 10 November 2017
Joburg Giants vs Cape Town Knight Riders at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
10:00 PM

14th Match – 12 November 2017
Pretoria Mavericks vs Joburg Giants at SuperSport Park, Centurion
6:00 PM

17th Match – 14 November 2017
Bloem City Blazers vs Joburg Giants at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
10:00 PM

19th Match – Nov 16
Joburg Giants vs Stellenbosch Monarchs at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
10:00 PM

22nd Match – 18 November 2017
Durban Qalandars vs Joburg Giants at Kingsmead, Durban
10:00 PM

30th Match – 24 November 2017
Joburg Giants vs Pretoria Mavericks at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
10:00 PM

33rd Match – Nov 26
Joburg Giants vs Bloem City Blazers at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
6:00 PM

41st Match – 02 December 2017
Joburg Giants vs Benoni Zalmi at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
10:00 PM

45th Match – 5 December 2017
Joburg Giants vs Nelson Mandela Bay Stars at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
10:00 PM

49th Match – 08 December 2017
Cape Town Knight Riders vs Joburg Giants at Newlands, Cape Town
10:00 PM

53rd Match – 10 December 2017
Benoni Zalmi vs Joburg Giants at Willowmoore Park, Benoni
10:00 PM

56th Match – 13 December 2017
Joburg Giants vs Durban Qalandars at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
10:00 PM

Joburg Giants Team Wallpaper


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