Cape Vikings retain Jaco Castle, Morne Pentz and 4 others for 2023 CPL

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The Cape Vikings have revealed the players retained for this year’s edition of the Cape Premier League.

South Africa Over-40 all-rounder Jaco Castle and new Rondebosch Cricket Club recruit Morne Pentz are among the Vikings’ six retained players.

Who did the Cape Vikings retain?

  1. Alistair Gray
  2. Brad Barnes
  3. Morne Pentz
  4. Marco Wyngard
  5. Eddie Visser
  6. Jaco Castle

The Vikings squad will be completed at 23 June 2023’s player auction.

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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 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 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 West Coast Outlaws and Peninsula Patriots are the newest additions to the CPL, which comprises eight teams.

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