Cape Town – Jozi stars coach Enoch Nkwe I can not wait to connect with
global superstar Chris Gaylesaying that he expects a legend from West India
a huge impact on them Mzansi Super League campaign.
The 39-year-old is
their foreign players on the occasion of the inauguration of the T20 competition,
which will start later this month.
Last week, it confirmed Cricket South Africa (CSA) Gayle
will be available for a Johannesburg-based system during the first opening round
"He did it in the past in our national competitions"
Nkwe said. "South Africans love him, and he has good experience with Jo & # 39; burga,
where he did very well.
"For me, I personally look forward to working with one
from the best T20 cricketers in the world. I have heard a lot about him
as a person in the changer, he will be a great character and hope for us
its impact will spill over everyone.
"There are many people in the series who can eat
him, so it will be unbelievable. "
The stars are part of the newly created T20 contest
launched by CSA last month and from November 5 is available on five other sites
until December 16.
The other teams are Cape Town Blitz, Durban Heat, Paarl Rocks,
Tshwane Spartans and Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, whom they meet at the first
match at the Wanderers stadium and where Gayle will take a bow.
Nkwe says that they knew exactly what they were buying when
last month they chose him on the Player's Sketch.
"We looked at it
(availability) when we were planning, so we were aware that it will be mainly only
be available in the second half of the tournament "- he explained." Let's go
to find someone who will fulfill his role when the time comes for alternate choice
"As for the rest of the guys, I think we're quite happy
that Proteas will not disappear for a long time, it's just one or two games, and
everyone will be touched. "
Gayle is one of two foreign players in the Stars team,
and the other is Dan Christian from Australia.
However, they have a lot of local talents, including a marquee
signing of Kagiso Rabada. Other foreign South Africans are Reeza
Hendricks, Dwaine Pretorius and Rassie van der Dussen.
"I am very happy with the team," adds Nkwe. "We found it
there is a good balance in terms of how we want to play cricket in T20
"At the top there are several powers and a good connection
versatile conditions, with a good combination of experience and youth. And then a little
very good bowlers too, so I'm very happy. "
All MSL T20 matches will be broadcast only
live through South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on TV and
radio platforms, with global coverage through Global Sports Commerce
(GSC), which Cricket South Africa (CSA) introduced as an international advertisement
and transmission partner from 2018 to 2022.