“It makes me immensely proud to have been appointed because the captain of the Paarl Royals,” Miller mentioned. “To have the ability to name it my dwelling, offers me nice pleasure. The folks of Paarl and the Western Cape as a complete are nice supporters of high quality and entertaining cricket, and my ambition will likely be to guide the workforce in the precise method and provides our followers numerous reminiscences to cheer their workforce on.
“We have already got some prime cricketers on board with the likes of Jos, Obed and Corbin, and I’m wanting ahead to working with an thrilling set of gamers to start out this SA20 journey.”
Head coach JP Duminy, who can be Miller’s former South Africa team-mate, mentioned: “David is without doubt one of the most passionate gamers you’ll meet, and his studying of the conditions is one thing that will likely be very priceless to us. During the last yr or so, he has developed a killer intuition whereby he’s ending matches for his workforce – we have seen that within the IPL and for South Africa as nicely. Therefore, we’re delighted to have such an skilled participant as our chief, and extra importantly, somebody who has a peaceful head on his shoulders. We will likely be carefully working with him in addition to different gamers of the management group together with Jos (Buttler), who himself has a wealth of expertise.”
The SA20 public sale is about to happen on September 19 in Cape City. The franchises have an total purse of USD 2 million and should purchase as many gamers as they like, as much as the utmost restrict of 17. The cash obtainable to them on the public sale will likely be primarily based on what’s left of the purse after the pre-auction signings.