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Nelson Mandela Bay gears to host 2019 Mzansi Super League

Oct 29, 2019
Nelson Mandela Bay gears to host 2019 Mzansi Super League

Port Elizabeth - Nelson Mandela Bay continues to remain as a sport destination of Africa as it welcomes the second edition of the inaugural Mzansi Super League (MSL) with only two weeks left to the start.

The Executive Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, Councillor Mongameli Bobani backed Nelson Mandela Bay Giants.

He urged cricket fans to support the local team as it will offer an opportunity for aspiring locals to showcase their talent and expose them to the international cricket arena with experienced players like South Africa's leg spinner Imran Tahir and England World Cup-winner Jason Roy.

"On behalf of the Council and the City, we are ready to host cricket lovers to our shores. As the only City named after the international iconic, Tat' Nelson Mandela, we are in joint efforts of recognising cricket as the formidable sport that is capable of transcending all boundaries. The Bay is behind our Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, and the trophy is going to stay here" said the Executive Mayor, Cllr Mongameli Bobani.

All MSL games will be played over a five-week period starting on 8 November with the final scheduled to take place on 16 December.

NELSON MANDELA BAY GIANTS:

Imran Tahir, Jason Roy (England), Chris Morris (retained player), Jon-Jon Smuts (retained player), Junior Dala (retained player), Farhaan Behardien, Beuran Hendricks, Matthew Breetzke, Onke Nyaku, Ben Dunk (Australia), Heino Kuhn (retained player), Marco Marais (retained player), Grant Thomson, Akhona Mnyaka, Nandre Burger.

Nelson Mandela Bay Giant's fixtures in the Mzansi Super League T20 2019 are as follows:

November:
10th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Jozi Stars
13th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Tshwane Spartans
16th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Jozi Stars
20th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Cape Town Blitz
23th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Durban Heat
27th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Paarl Rocks
30th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Durban Heat

December:
3rd - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Tshwane Spartan
6th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Cape Town Blitz
8th - Nelson Mandela Bay Giants v Paarl Rocks

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