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Mzansi Super League Broadcast

SABC brings you cricket the Mzansi way

The South African Broadcasting Corporation is pleased to release the broadcast schedule for the Mzansi Super League (MSL), in which the SABC has partnered with Cricket South Africa (CSA) to broadcast the tournament live and exclusive on SABC platforms. 

The hashtag for the league is #MSLT20 and this partnership will allow the SABC to bring the much anticipated #MSLT20 to millions of audiences across the country using the power of SABC Television, Radio and Digital platforms.

The broadcast of the tournament will commence on Friday, the 16th of November 2018 until Sunday, the 16th of December 2018. The SABC will deliver all the #MSLT20 matches live and exclusive on SABC 3 and Radio 2000. Umhlobo Wenene FM will broadcast 22 matches live, whilst RSG is only carry live crossings

This is the hottest sporting event this summer which is well positioned to drive the appetite of the sport to our audiences. This is in line with the campaign proposition that the Mzansi Super League is cricket the Mzansi way, which is Fast. Fun. For all’.

Chris Maroleng, the SABC’s Chief Operations Officer stated "SABC and CSA have promised the nation the hottest sport event this summer. This is a key milestone in our partnership, to bring live to our audiences all the matches of the Mzansi Super League. It’s going to be an exciting 4 weeks, making sure that we deliver this memorable event to all South Africans and the beyond.”

Mr Maroleng further commented that “Mzansi Super League is a strategic content pillar that we have included in the programme basket for SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM, to build audiences and make the SABC attractive to the trade industry. The broadcast of #MSLT20 is also positioned to make the SABC the broadcaster of choice."

Thabang Moroe, CSA CEO stated "Our partnership with the SABC was based on bringing the game to the broader South African public and we are very excited to see all 32 top class matches will be made available to millions of Our people. The schedule released today will allow many of our cricket fans to plan around the times and rally behind their respective teams.” 

The league will comprise of six teams, playing in six different cities across the country, made up of some of the world’s greatest T20 cricket players such as Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Eoin Morgan, AB de Villiers, Faf Du Plessis.

The competing teams and their home venues are as follows:

 

•           Cape Town Blitz (PPC Newlands)

•           Durban Heat (Kingsmead)

•           Jozi Stars (Bidvest Wanderers)

•           Nelson Mandela Bay Giants (St George’s Park)

•           Paarl Rocks (Eurolux Boland Park)

•           Tshwane Spartans (Supersport Park Centurion).

 

SABC 3 SCHEDULE CHANGES:

As a result of some of the cricket matches, many of our television properties will be affected including Mela, SafariLive, Afternoon Express, @The Table, The Docket, #WTF Tumi and Trending SA.

The award winning SABC 3 soapie The Bold and the Beautiful will be off-air on the 21st, 28th and 30th of November and the 5th, 7th and 12th of December only. The show will remain in its usual timeslot excluding the above mentioned dates.

Meanwhile the popular local SABC 3 soapie Isidingo will move from 19h00 to 18h00, but only on the 21st, 28th and 30th of November. Isidingo will be broadcast at 18h15 on the 5th, 7th and 12th of December.

The English News will move from 21h00 to 20h45 Monday to Saturday and on Sundays to 19h45 for the duration of the tournament only. From the 18th of November SABC 3’s lifestyle programme Top Billing, will be aired Sundays at 20h00 only during the tournament.

The EFC Live match on the 08th of December will be at delayed and will be aired at 23H00. The Premier League Review Magazine on the 27th of November, 4th  and 11th of December will be broadcast at 23h30 – 24h30.

Tournament tickets are now on sale, costing from R50 each for all 32 matches. Tickets will be available through www.ticketpros.co.za (call centre number: 0861 008 277) and across all TICKETPRO retail outlets – Edgars, Jet, CNA and Spar across the country.

 

Below is the full broadcast schedule:

 

2018 Mzansi Super League T20 Broadcast Schedule

Day Time Match Details Broadcast Platforms
Fri. 16 Nov 18h30 Cape Town Blitz vs Tshwane Spartans- PPC Newlands SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Sat 17 Nov 18h30 Jozi Stars vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants- Bidvest Wanderers SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Sun 18 Nov 10h30 Durban Heat vs Cape Town Blitz- Kingsmead SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Sun 18 Nov 15h15 Paarl Rocks  vs Tshwane Spartans, Eurolux Boland Park SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Mon 19 Nov No match

Tue 20 Nov 18h30 Paarl Rocks vs Jozi Stars- Eurolux Boland Park SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Wed 21 Nov 13h30 Durban Heat vs Tshwane Spartans- Kingsmead SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Wed 21 Nov 18h45 Cape Town Blitz vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants- PPC Newlands SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Thu 22 Nov No match

Fri 23 Nov 18h30 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Durban Heat- St George's Park SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Sat 24 Nov 18h55 Jozi Stars vs Cape Town Blitz- Bidvest Wanderers SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Sun 25 Nov 10h30 Tshwane Spartans vs Nelson mandela Bay Giants- Supersport Park SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Sun 25 Nov 15h15 Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz- Eurolux Boland Park SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Mon 26 Nov No match

Tue 27 Nov 18h30 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Cape Town Blitz- St George's Park SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Wed 28 Nov 13h30 Tshwane Spartans vs Jozi Stars- Supersport Park SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Wed 28 Nov 18h45 Durban Heat vs Paarl Rocks- Kingsmead SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Thu 29 Nov No match

Fri 30 Nov 13h30 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Paarl Rocks- St George's Park SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Fri 30 Nov 18h45 Jozi Stars vs Durban Heat- Bidvest Wanderers SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Sat 01 Dec 18h55 Tshwane Spartans vs Cape Town Blitz- Supersport Park SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Sun 02 Dec 10h30 Paarl Rocks vs Durban Heat- Eurolux Boland Park SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Sun 02 Dec 15h15 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Paarl Rocks- St George's Park SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Mon 03 Dec No match

Tue 04 Dec 18h30 Cape Town Blitz vs Jozi Stars- PPC Newlands SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Wed 05 Dec 13h30 Tshwane Spartan vs Paarl Rocks - Supersport Park SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Wed 05 Dec 18h45 Durban Heat vs Nelson Mandela Bay Giants - Kingsmead SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Thu 06 Dec No match

Fri 07 Dec 13h30 Durban Heat vs Jozi Stars - Kingsmead SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Fri 07 Dec 18h45 Cape Town Blitz vs Paarl Rocks - PPC Newlands SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Sat 08 Dec 18h55 Nelson Mandela Bay Giants vs Tshwane Spartans- St George's Park , SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Sun 09 Dec 10h30 Jozi Stars vs Paarl Rocks - Bidvest Wanderers SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Sun 09 Dec 15h15 Cape Town Blitz vs Durban Heat- PPC Newlands SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Mon 10 Dec No match

Tue 11 Dec 18h30 Jozi Stars vs Tshwane Spartans - Bidvest Wanderers SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Wed 12 Dec 13h30 Paarl Rocks vs Nelson mandela Bay Giants - Eurolux Boland Park SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Wed 12 Dec 18h45 Tshwane Spartans vs Durban Heat- Supersport Park SABC 3 and Radio 2000

Thu 13 Dec No match

Fri 14 Dec 18h30 Play-off- Venue of 2 SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM

Sat 15 Dec No match

Sun 16 15h00 Final- Venue of 1 SABC 3, Radio 2000 and Umhlobo Wenene FM


 

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