Three more players have changed teams ahead of the 2021 Cape Premier League.
Former Bo-Kaap Phantoms batsman Uwe Birkenstock has joined the Atlantic Pirates for 500,000 CPL dollars – the tournament’s fictional currency.
All-rounder Kyle Schreuder has left the Devil’s Peak Dragons for the Cape Vikings for 800,000.
Batsman Quinton Dreyer has exited the Atlantic Pirates. He will play for the Devil’s Peak Dragons after being purchased for 800,000.
CPL 2021 – other pre-auction transfers
- Sabir Mallie – from District Sixers to Devil’s Peak Dragons for 1.2 million
- Brent Johnson – from Devil’s Peak Dragons to Peninsula Patriots for 800,000.
- Grant Edmeades – from Bo-Kaap Phantoms to District Sixers for 1.1 million
The 2021 player auction will take place at Newlands in Cape Town on Friday, 30 July.
This year’s CPL is scheduled to start in late September and run until mid-October. It has grown from six to eight teams. The Peninsula Patriots and West Coast Outlaws are the new additions.
The Cape Vikings are the reigning champions, after beating the Hoeri Kwaggo Bulls in the inaugural final in 2019.
The tournament didn’t happen in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.