SA20 2023: Durban Super Giants Appoint Quinton de Kock as Captain For The Inaugural Season - ProBatsman

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Durban Super Giants made the announcement on their social media handle.

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Updated: November 29, 2022 1:58 am

Quinton de Kock of Durban Super Giants in SA20 2023
Quinton de Kock | Source: Twitter

Durban Super Giants (DSG), on Monday (November 28) announced Quinton de Kock as their captain for the upcoming inaugural edition of the much-hyped SA20 league.

The Durban-based franchise took to their social media handle to announce Quinton de Kock as their captain ahead of the inaugural season of the competition.

“Aye, Aye Captain! #SuperFam, Quinton de Kock is all set to don the captaincy. Hit (heart emoji) if you are eXXcited to see him lead our ship,” announced the franchise on their Instagram handle.

The Durban Super Giants (DSG) is owned by the RPSG Group, which also owns Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in the Indian Premier League. Interestingly, Quinton de Kock currently plays for Lucknow Super Giant in the cash-rich league.

The much-anticipated T20 league of South Africa ‘SA20 2023’ is set to kick off on January 10 with the final of the tournament set to be played on 11 February 2023 at the Wanderers Stadium.

The six teams competing in the tournament are MI Cape Town, Paarl Royals, Pretoria Capitals, Sunrisers Eastern Cape, Joburg Super Kings and Durban Super Giants The opening fixture of the tournament will be played between MI Cape Town and Paarl Royals.

The skipper of the Durban Super Giants, Quinton de Kock expressed delight on being appointed the captain of the team and stated that he is looking forward to the ‘unexpected’:

“Pretty much it’s a new tournament, so, I guess looking forward to the unexpected, we’ve had a couple of these tournaments, and there hasn’t been one in a while,” said de Kock, speaking in an interview with the SA20 League.

“A lot of youngsters who haven’t been part of the big tournament will be involved in this, so it will be good for the new guys and obviously for the guys who’ve been around in serving cricket. This is also new for us, so, this would be another new comp, so I can’t wait,” he added.

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