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Mzansi Super League 2019: Jacques Snyman joins Jozi Stars after a hamstring injury rules Gerald Koetzee out of the tourney  

Modified 21 Dec 2019, 01:10 IST

Jacques Snyman had performed well in the CSA Provincial One-Day competition
Jacques Snyman had performed well in the CSA Provincial One-Day competition

What's the story?

The defending champions of Mzansi Super League, Jozi Stars have drafted Jacques Snyman into their squad as a replacement for Gerald Coetzee who had picked up a hamstring injury.

The background

Jozi Stars have let their fans down with their performance in MSL 2019. Despite having the likes of Chris Gayle, Temba Bavuma and Reeza Hendricks in the team, the team is yet to open its account on the points table. They lost all of their six matches in the first three weeks while they will not have Gayle in their squad for the upcoming matches.

To make matters worse for the Stars, their 19-year-old fast bowler Gerald Coetzee has been ruled out for the remainder of the tournament.

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The heart of the matter

As per a report on the official website of the Mzansi Super League, South Africa's 25-year-old off-break bowler Jacques Snyman has joined the Jozi Stars squad as a replacement for Coetzee. Snyman has played 17 matches in his 3-year long T20 career, scoring 117 runs at an average of 16.87. His strike rate of 150.83 indicates that the right-handed batsman can go big in the slog overs.

Talking about his numbers in the bowling department, Jacques has scalped 4 wickets in his T20 career at an economy rate of 6.60. He has best figures of 3/15 while he has also taken four catches on the field.

What's next?

Jozi Stars will look to record their first win of the tournament when they lock horns with the Paarl Rocks on 1st December.

Published 27 Nov 2019, 18:11 IST
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