Qaasim Salie leaves Peninsula Patriots for Devil’s Peak Dragons for 1 million

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Primrose Cricket Club batsman Qaasim Salie has left the Peninsula Patriots for the Devils Peak Dragons ahead of the 2023 Cape Premier League.

The Dragons paid the Patriots one million CPL dollars – the tournament’s fictional currency – for Salie.

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

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