On Sunday, the Johannesburg franchise, which is owned by Chennai Super Kings, praised former South African captain Faf du Plessis and declared that the former CSK star would be one of its marquee players in the inaugural season of the CSA T20 competition.
Du Plessis was recently hired by the Johannesburg club. He was previously a member of CSK in the Indian Premier League (IPL) from 2011 to 2021, with the exception of the seasons in which the team was suspended in 2016 and 2017.
But in the most recent IPL, Du Plessis was a member of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team.
“For the past ten years, Chennai Super Kings’ IPL team has depended on Faf (Du Plessis) as a pillar. He has been one of our team’s most reliable players. We were not fortunate enough to select him in the IPL’s most recent auction. We were seeking for a chance, and the CSA T20 League presented itself “KS Viswanathan, CEO of CSK, was said in a news statement.
“We are glad that Faf is rejoining the Super Kings clan. It would be a great chance for Faf to perform as well as he did for the Chennai Super Kings when he returns.
His knowledge of the circumstances and his background as a South African player and captain would be extremely helpful. We should have a bright future with him joining the team, I’m confident in that “Added he.