MI Cape Town have signed England fast bowler Jofra Archer as their wild card for next year's SA20.This comes after league organisers on Monday introduced a new wild card signing option for the six franchise teams.Teams are allowed to sign a South African or overseas cricketer.
The player has a base price of R175 000, with a salary cap at the discretion of the team. Archer hasn't played for England since March 2021 due to a right elbow injury, which was followed by a stress fracture of his lower back.He is currently with the England Lions in Abu Dhabi and bowled nine overs in a three-day warm-up match against England's Test squad on Wednesday..@JofraArcher, welcome to Cape Town. ????@SA20_League wild card pick ?
pic.twitter.com/7EWaQ7fwRHMeanwhile, the Sunrisers Eastern Cape also announced their wild car signing with Warriors batsman Jordan Hermann signing up.The 20-year-old Hermann has been in red-hot form for the Warriors this season.
He recently scored an unbeaten 187 against the Rocks in the CSA 4-Day Franchise Series.In six T20 matches, Hermann has also scored 186 runs at an average of 46.50 and a strike rate of 116.25.Presenting to you Eastern Cape's new superhero - Jordan Her'MANN ????#OrangeArmy, join us in welcoming the hard-hitting prodigy as our Wild Card signing for the #SA20 ?? @SA20_League #OrangeArmy #SunrisersEasternCape pic.twitter.com/TGLcV9xwaXFranchises have until 30 December to make their wild card selections, with the inaugural SA20 starting on 10 January.Read more on news24.com