Cricket South Africa look to salvage T20 League

Cricket South Africa (CSA) is in the process of trying to salvage their T20 cricket tournament after the disasters of the cancelled T20 Global League. They are busy vacillating between the Indian model where all franchises are privately owned and the Australian model where Cricket Australia owns the franchises. South Africa as a cricketing nation is not commercially comparable to either country, but the Australian model will be a better fit. South Africa should have no more than six franchise teams as the capacity to support more teams both commercially and in terms of venues and player resources will place the whole system under strain. More than six teams will only add to the cost and will not generate additional revenue. In fact they will become a liability financially and also on the field of play. The player resources will be crucial for this venture to work with regard to … Continue reading