After successfully staging the previous season, Cricket Namibia has come up with a new season of Richelieu Franchise T20 tournament. BA Blasting, the defending champions, will enter the tournament as the favorites after they defeated M&M Signs Strikers in the previous season.
BA Blasting Namibia, M&M Signs Strikers, MR 24/7 Emergency Services, and King Price Kings are the four teams that will take part in this year’s Richelieu Franchise T20 tournament. Danie van Schoor, Michau du Preez, Stephan Baard, Joshuan Julius are the marquee players of their respective teams in the upcoming edition of the league.
The 2021 season of the Richelieu Franchise T20 tournament starts on the 27th of March, with the final set to be played on the 11th of April.
Richelieu Franchise T20 2021: Match Timings & Schedule
March 27, Wednesday
XCO-M&M Signs vs King Price Kings at 1:30 PM
MR24/7 Emergency Services vs BA Blasting Namibia at 1:30 PM
MR24/7 Emergency Services vs XCO-M&M Signs at 5:30 PM
BA Blasting Namibia vs King Price Kings at 5:30 PM
March 28, Thursday
XCO-M&M Signs vs BA Blasting at 1:30 PM
King Price Kings vs MR24/7 Emergency Services at 1:30 PM
King Price Kings vs XCO-M&M Signs at 5:30 PM
BA Blasting Namibia vs MR24/7 Emergency Services at 5:30 PM
April 10, Saturday
BA Blasting Namibia vs XCO-M&M Signs at 12:30 PM
MR24/7 Emergency Services vs King Prince Kings at 12:30 PM
XCO-M&M Signs vs MR24/7 Emergency Services at 4:30 PM
Kings Price Kings vs BA Blasting Namibia at 4:30 PM
April 11, Sunday
Third-place play-off at 12.30 PM
Final at 4.30 PM
(All Times in Indian Standard Time)
Richelieu Franchise T20 2021: Live-streaming Details
Cricket Namibia and Richelieu Namibia digital platforms will live-stream all matches of the Richelieu Franchise T20 2021.
Richelieu Franchise T20 2021: Squads
King Prince Kings
Danie van Schoor (C), Muhammad Saleem, Nicolaas Scholtz, Lauritz Haccou, Hendrik van der Walt, Melrick Robyn, JP Kotze, Michael van Lingen, Mauritius Ngupita, Stefan Bezuidenhout, Renier Bosman, Christo Bronkhorst, Raine Raath
MR24/7 Emergency Services
Joshuan Julius (C), Waqas Muhammed, Mka Mutumbe, Lucian Bampton, Wayne Raw, Dickson Vambe, Ricardo Strauss, Lohan Louwrens, Ben Shikongo, Niko Davin, Ramon Wilmot, Gerhard Janse van Rensburg, Jan Hendrik Potgieter, Addo Ita, Jack Parker
Stephan Baard (C), Tawanda Shitole, Zhivago Groenewald, Shalago Groenewald, Shaun Fouche, Pieter Smit, Craig Williams, Jan Frylinck, Tangeni Lungamene, Divan la Cook, Dirkie Theunissen, Ryan Moffet, Tangi Nuuyoma
BA Blasting Namibia
Michau du Preez (C), Sean Silver, Dewald Nell, Ruben Claassen, Samson Chivi, Jaden Cloete, Ruben Trumpelmann, Merwe Erasmus, Bernard Scholtz, Karl Birkenstock, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Louis Peters, JC Balt, Alex Volschenk