Peninsula Patriots and West Coast Outlaws trade Philip Kleynhans and Leon le Roux

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Durbanville Cricket Club all-rounder Leon le Roux has left the Peninsula Patriots for the West Coast Outlaws ahead of the 2023 Cape Premier League.

Brackenfell Cricket Club all-rounder Philip Kleynhans has moved from the Outlaws to the Patriots.

The 2023 edition of the CPL is scheduled for late September to early October. The tournament will be preceded by a player auction on 23 June.

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More about the Cape Premier League

The Devil’s Peak Dragons are the reigning Cape Premier League champions. They beat the District Sixers in the 2022 final.

The Dragons are the most successful team in the brief history of the tournament with two titles.

The CPL started in 2019, when the Cape Vikings beat the Hoeri Kwaggo Bulls in the final for the maiden title.

The tournament was not played in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Outlaws and Patriots are the newest additions to the CPL, which comprises eight teams.

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