Chameera, Dickwella, and Karunaratne among 10 Sri Lankans signed up for CSA T20 League

CSA T20 League

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Ten Sri Lankan cricketers have signed on for Cricket South Africa’s new T20 League.

The wicket-keeper batter Niroshan Dickwella, fast bowlers Dushmantha Chameera, Matheesha Pathirana, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando, seaming all-rounders Chamika Karunaratne, Dhananjaya Lakshan and the spinners Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya and Seekkuge Prasanna have been signed up as marquee players for CSA T20 League.

Sri Lankan representation at the South African franchise-based T20 League is the second largest among the direct overseas signings the league has made so far. With 11 players signed on for the league, England has made the largest representation.

CSA T20 League will make its debut season in January next year as a 6-team franchise-based tournament in South Africa.

Marquee Players signed up for CSA T20 League

Price Players
$500,000 Liam Livingstone (ENG), Jos Butler (ENG)
$400,000 Moeen Ali (ENG)
$350,000 Faf du Plessis (SA)
$300,000 Kagiso Rabada (SA), Quinton de Kock (SA), David Miller (SA), Eoin Morgan (ENG), Sam Curran (ENG)
$290,000 Jason Holder (WI)
$275,000 Jason Roy (ENG)
$250,000 Aiden Markram (SA), Anrich Nortje (SA)
$225,000 Tymal Mills (ENG)
$200,000 Rilee Rossouw (SA), James Neesham (NZ), Dushmantha Chameera (SL)
$187,500 Obed McCoy (WI), Alzarri Joseph (WI)
$175,000 Kyle Mayers (WI), Romario Shepherd (WI), Reece Topley (ENG)
$150,000 Chamika Karunaratne (SL)
$140,000 Phil Salt (ENG)
$125,000 Jayden Seales (WI), Harry Brook (ENG)
$100,000 Will Jacks (ENG), Maheesh Theekshana (SL), Matheesha Pathirana (SL)
  $80,000 Harry Tector (IRE)
  $75,000 Akila Dananjaya (SL)
  $50,000 Niroshan Dickwella (SL), Seekkuge Prasanna (SL), Nuwan Pradeep (SL)
  $30,000 Dhananjaya Lakshan (SL), Vishwa Fernando (SL)