MZANSI SUPER LEAGUE IS BACK ON SABC
Johannesburg- Friday, 08 November 2019 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is thrilled to announce that SABC 3 and select SABC radio stations will once again broadcast all the upcoming Mzansi Super League (MSL) T20 matches. The broadcast of the 32 match tournament will commence on Friday, 8th of November 2019 until Monday, the 16th of December 2019.
The league comprises of six teams, playing in six different cities across the country made up of some of South Africa and the world’s greatest T20 cricket players.
As a result some of the cricket matches the scheduling of regular programming on SABC 3 will be affected. A detailed schedule is attached.
Radio 2000 will broadcast all the 32 matches live, providing ball by ball commentary. The live broadcasts on Radio 2000 also mean normal programming will be disrupted and slots that will be mainly affected will be between 09h00-18h00. RSG and Umhlobo Wenene FM will provide live reports on the matches, with Umhlobo Wenene FM also providing full ball by ball commentary of all the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants matches in Port Elizabeth.
SABC radio stations Metro FM, SAfm, Lotus FM, 5FM, Good Hope FM will also cover the tournament via live crossings, sports headlines, bulletins, interviews and sports lifestyle programmes.
SABC radio stations have adopted the participating teams as follows:
- Metro FM – Jozi Stars
- Radio 2000- Tshwane Spartans
- Umhlobo Wenene FM – Nelson Mandela Bay Giants
- Good Hope FM – Paarl Rocks and Cape Town Blitz
- Lotus FM – Durban Heat
Attached is a full schedule for the matches.
Issued By: Group Communications
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