The journey to crowning the 2024 SA20 champions is in full force. Season 2 of the league has been a phenomenal success, captivating the hearts of fans and supporters across South Africa. As the League heads into the Playoffs, the excitement reaches new heights with a spectacular line-up of matches and entertainment that promises to give a memorable experience for all.
The Playoffs taking place between February 6-8 are also the last chance for fans to watch the superstars who have lit up the Season 2 before the Final, with Heinrich Klaasen, Jordan Hermann, Matthew Breetzke, Jos Buttler, Leus du Plooy, Aidan Markram, Lizaad Williams, Lungi Ngidi, Noor Ahmed and a host of other players lighting up the stage.
The Playoffs kick off with a high-stakes clash at Newlands in Qualifier 1 on 6 February, where table-topping Sunrisers Eastern Cape and Durban’s Super Giants will battle it out for a spot in the sold-out Final on Saturday, February 10 in Cape Town.
The Wanderers’ Eliminator Match on February 7 is knock out cricket and promises to be a memorable family night out under the cricket lights, with home team Joburg Super Giants taking on Paarl Royals. Gates open at 14h30, giving kids a rare opportunity to play on the field, rain bat and ball giveaways, a chance to meet cricket heroes, a post-match autograph signing session and a guaranteed afternoon filled with activities and entertainment with a performance from the energetic electronic duo, Veranda Panda. Families and kids are not forgotten, with scholar’s and pensioners’ tickets at 50% off for all matches.
The exclusive Party Zone, unlocked by Castle Lite, will cater to adults on both February 7 and 8, offering jacuzzi’s, cold refreshments, and the chance for a ‘buy one get one free happy half hour’ if a sixer lands in the Party Zone.
Jozi’s Jol Day on February 8 is the last chance for Joburg to enjoy the SA20 and sets the stage for the battle for the last spot in the Final between the Loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of the Eliminator. The day features thrilling cricket coupled with DJ performances and a live performance from Sunset Sweatshop. For even more chances to win, it will be the last opportunity for Joburg fans to be part of the “Betway Catch 2 Million”.
As the SA20 2024 heads into the Playoffs, it promises to be an unmissable experience for cricket lovers and families alike. Get ready for explosive action, entertainment, and the thrill of knockout cricket at its finest.
SA20 2024 Playoff Squads
Sunrisers Eastern Cape
Aiden Markram (captain), Tom Abell, Ottniel Baartman, Temba Bavuma, Liam Dawson, Sarel Erwee, Aya Gqamane, Simon Harmer, Jordan Hermann, Marco Jansen, Patrick Kruger, Dawid Malan, Adam Rossington, Caleb Seleka, Andile Simelane, Tristan Stubbs, Beyers Swanepoel, Daniel Worrall.
Durban’s Super Giants
Keshav Maharaj (captain), Ashton Agar, Matthew Breetzke, Junior Dala, Quinton de Kock, Tony de Zorzi, Heinrich Klaasen, Wiaan Mulder, Naveen-ul-Haq Murid, Bryce Parsons, Keemo Paul, Dwaine Pretorius, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jon-Jon Smuts, Jason Smith, Prenelan Subrayen, Reece Topley.
Lorcan Tucker, David Miller (captain), Jos Buttler, Jason Roy, Dane Vilas, Mitchell Van Buuren, Lhuan Dre Pretorius, John Turner, Kwena Maphaka, Obed McCoy, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Bjorn Fortuin, Codi Yusuf, Andile Phehlukwayo, Wihan Lubbe, Ferisco Adams, Evan Jones, Fabian Allen
Joburg Super Kings
Faf du Plessis (captain), Sibonelo Makhanya, Wayne Madsen, Reeza Hendricks, Leus du Plooy, Donavon Ferreira, Ronan Hermann, Imran Tahir, Zahir Khan, Aaron Phangiso, Lizaad Williams, Nandre Burger, Kyle Simmonds, Gerald Coetzee, Samuel Cook, Moeen Ali, David Wiese, Dayyaan Galiem, Doug Bracewell, Romario Shepherd
SA20 2024 Playoff and Final Dates
Qualifier 1: Sunrisers Eastern Cape vs Durban’s Super Giants
Eliminator: Paarl Royals vs Joburg Super Kings
Qualifier 2: Loser of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Eliminator
Final: Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2
SA20 2024 Playoff Broadcast Details
Sports 18; Jio Cinema
USA and Canada
Sling TV – Willow TV
Rest of the World
SA20 2024 Playoff FAQs
1. What happens if any playoff match is interrupted?
In the event of an interruption, in both the playoffs and final, there will be 120 minutes of extra time before overs are lost.
2. Is there a reserve day?
There is no reserve day for the eliminator and qualifiers, if no result is achieved on the scheduled day, then the team that placed higher on final log standings will progress as the deemed winner.
For the final – if no result can be achieved on original final day, play will resume on the reserve day from the position the game was in (no restart). All efforts will be made to achieve a result on original day.