Proteus speedster Henrich Nortier and a shirtless South African all-rounder Michael Pretorius steel first signatures for Pretoria franchise in Nov CSA T20 League.
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The Pretoria franchise, which will be based in Centurion, is a branch Indian Premier League (IPL) side Capital of Delhifor whom Nortje played 30 games in the last three seasons and took 43 wickets.
The 27-year-old Pretorius is yet to play international cricket but has a decent record in domestic T20 tournaments, taking 54 wickets in 38 matches.
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Parth Jindal, owner of Pretoria Capitals, said: “Henrich Nortier has been an integral part of the growth and success of Delhi Capitals.
“So when we decided to expand our cricket footprint to his country, he was always an automatic choice for us.
“I believe Henrich will bring to the Pretoria Capitals the same passion and composure off the field that we saw from him at DC.
“I would also like to welcome Miguel Pretorius, who boasts an impressive domestic record, to our Capitals family.”
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The first season of the Cricket League South Africa (CSA) T20 will consist of six franchises, all owned by IPL teams, and is set to begin in January next year.
All teams are allowed to pick a total 17 players.
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