SA20 2024 Mini-Auction: Exciting Roster Changes and Rookie Talent

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SA20 Mini-Auction Date: The 2024 SA20 mini-auction is set for September 27 in Johannesburg, building anticipation among cricket fans.

Rookie Players: Fresh, young talent will join squads as rookie players under 22 who haven't played in SA20 before.

Team Squad Composition: Each team must maintain a squad of 19, with a minimum of 10 South African players, up to seven overseas players, and one rookie.

Increased Budget: Teams have an extra R5.1 million, raising their budget to R39.1 million for strategic purchases.

Notable Signings Exciting overseas signings like Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, and others promise thrilling cricket action.

Key Player Retentions Teams have retained essential players from the inaugural season for squad continuity.

Sunrisers' Missing Star Defending champions Sunrisers Eastern Cape will miss Roelof van der Merwe, the previous season's top wicket-taker.

Purse Distribution: Teams like Pretoria Capitals have the biggest purse (R9.737 million) and the task of signing the most players.

Wildcard Selections  The wildcard system continues, with teams either incorporating their Season 1 wildcards or acquiring new ones for Season 2.

Auction Broadcast The live broadcast of the auction on SuperSport offers fans a front-row seat to the excitement of player acquisitions.