Cricket South Africa announced prize money for inaugural edition of Mzansi Super League in 2018. Winner of MSL T20 first edition to earn 7 Million Rand as total prize money pool for the season is R10 million. Runner-up will pocket 2.5 million in South African currency Rand.
Cape Town Blitz, Jozi Stars, Durban Heat, Paarl Rocks, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and Tshwane Spartans are the participating six teams in 2018 Mzansi Super League starting from November 16.
“This is a perfect incentive for the teams and the players ahead of the first MSL T20 edition and we are all looking forward to the first ball being bowled in 17 days’ time,” CSA chief Thabang Moroe said in a release.
CSA board announced R100, 000 prize award for the “Player of The Series” cricketer while “Man of The Match” in every game to make R15, 000.
If the prize money is converted into USD and Indian currency, total prize award is nearly US$6.8 million and 5 Crore INR. Mzansi Super League 2018 champion to earn 3.5 crore Indian rupees while in US dollars, winner to make 4.7 million USD.
Prize money conversation in different currencies
|AWARD||Prize Money in RAND||Prize Money in DOLLAR||Prize Money in INR|
|Total Prize Money||10 Million Rand||6.8 Million USD||5 Crore INR|
|MSL Winner||7 Million Rand||4.7 Million USD||3.5 Crore INR|
|Runner-up||2.5 Million Rand||1.7 Million USD||1.25 Crore INR|
Note: currency conversation as of 30-10-2018.
The opening match of Mzansi Super League is scheduled to take place between Cape Town Blitz and Tshwane Spartans at Newlands, Capetown.