Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal Inland, South Western Districts, Northern Cape, Easterns, Border and Limpopo’s first opportunities to be promoted to the first division of Cricket South Africa’s new domestic first-class structure will only come in 2023.
Former International Cricket Council chief executive officer David Richardson played a major role in the strategic placement of 15 teams, in two tiers, across South Africa’s new first-class cricket structure.
Franchise cricket will not form part of South Africa’s first-class structure next year.
Western Province are among the eight teams named in the top tier of South Africa’s new first-class cricket structure.
Border were limited to a record-low 16 all out by KwaZulu-Natal in late last week’s CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup fixture at Boland Park in Paarl.
Cricket South Africa have confirmed the fixtures for the 2020-21 One-Day Cup, Four-Day Franchise Series and T20 Challenge at franchise level – and 1-Day and 3-Day Cup at provincial level.