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​Joburg Giants

​South Africa’s largest cricket stadium will be home to one of the world’s greatest cricket tournament. Just in two months’ time and the Joburg Giants will be bowling and betting in the most gigantic way ever.

Wondering who are these Joburg Giants we on about? Well these are South Africa’s finest and youngest cricket players who will be representing South Africa at the #T20GL that will be taking place at none other than Bidvest Wanderers stadium, from the 3rd Nov until Dec 16th 2017.

Kagiso Rabada, Duanne Oliver, Colin Ingram, Vernon Philander, Chris Joker, Andile Phelukwayo, Temba Bavuma, Yasir Shah, Patrick Kruger, Nicolas Poopan, Jonathan Vandair, Andries Gous, Reolof Van Der Merwe, Dane Piers, Andre Malan, Zubayr Hamza and Fabian Englebrecht make up the #JoburgGiants team.

City of Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, alongside community development MMC Nonhlanhla Sifumba, were at Wanderers stadium as well to show support and wish them luck for the upcoming T20GL cricket tournament.

Andre Malan, one of the giants, said that he was excited and looking forward to the tournament because after that he will be able to buy his girlfriend an engagement ring, how cute is that?

This tournament does not only bring cricketers together but it will also create job and investment opportunities for our lovely city. “We will be proud of the joy and entertainment #T20GL will bring to cricket fans in the city” HermanMashaba.

Get your tickets and be part of the greatest cricket tournament the world has seen. Follow Joburg Giants on Twitter for the latest updates with regards to match dates and times. Come on Joburg let’s root for our giants and shower them with love. They will make us proud.

By Tshepiso Tshabalala ​and Ntombi Shilubane​