18 Jan Australian World Cup winner Stoinis joins Durban’s Super Giants
Experienced fast bowler, Naveen Ul-Haq, also arrives to join squad
Thursday, 18 January 2024: Australian World Cup winner, Marcus Stoinis, has joined Durban’s Super Giants (DSG) for the remainder of the Betway SA20. The destructive all-rounder replaces West Indian Nicholas Pooran, bolstering the in-form DSG squad who are currently second on the table with three wins out of three.
The 34-year-old Perth native is a veteran of 127 international matches across formats for Australia, and a further 250 T20 matches worth of experience.
Stoinis also plays for Indian Premier League outfit Lucknow Super Giants, the affiliate of Durban’s Super Giants.
Afghanistan’s Naveen-ul-Haq has also linked up with the DSG squad ahead of the their big clash against Pretoria Capitals on Thursday evening. Ul-Haq comes in for Richard Gleeson, bringing with him his vast global T20 experience.
Commenting on the new faces, Betway SA20 League Commissioner Graeme Smith said: “We’ve had an action-packed start to the opening week of Season 2 with some high-quality cricket and entertainment on show. We can see the teams pulling out all the stops and bringing in some world-class players into their squads, it’s great to have the calibre of these players joining the League.”
List of updated squads attached: Official SA20 Squads Season 2 18.1.2024