Cricket South Africa (CSA) will finally get to trial a new format that will see three teams compete in a single 36-over match on July 18 after winning government approval for the fixture to be played at SuperSport Park in Pretoria.
Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has committed to playing for his country in all three formats of the game in the 2020/21 season, a boost for a test side that lacks experience and depth in the batting lineup.
South African batsman AB de Villiers has said that if the Twenty20 World Cup scheduled for October in Australia was postponed to next year then that could end his hopes of returning to the national side.
A sold out crowd at Boland Park in Paarl cheered on as the Paarl Rocks were crowned as the 2019 Mzansi Super League champions.
Tshwane Spartans coach Mark Boucher says he did not want star man AB de Villiers to captain the team this year because of the extra pressures that come with leadership.