Paarl Royals, the team in the South African SA20 League owned by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals, is one of the strongest team in the competition, but they were defeated in the semi-final against Pretoria Capitals.
The Paarl Royals boasts some really good players, whether it is their captain David Miller or star batter and England cricket team’s captain Jos Buttler.
The team played well in the tournament and finished 4 in the SA20 points table. They took on the Pretoria Capitals in the semi-final and lost the match by 29 runs. While there were some stars for them in this term, there were some flops too. In this article today, we take a look at 4 player Paarl Royals may release ahead of SA20 League in 2024.
Former England World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan was one of the star player playing for the Paarl team. But it wasn’t really a good season for him as he scored only 128 runs in 7 matches. And with his age being a concern, it is highly likely that he will be released.
Another England cricket team player who was playing for the Paarl Royals in the SA20 League in 2023 was Jason Roy. The hard-hitting opening batsman had a tournament to forget. He played 11 matches for the Paarl side and scored only 171 runs with his highest score of 61 runs.
Tabraiz Shamsi is one of the best South African spin bowler. He was included by the Paarl Royals with a great expectations. He did ok, but probably did not met the expectation as he took 8 wickets from 9 matches with a economy of more than 7. Paarl might look for a alternative for the SA20 League in 2024.
Veteran South African wicketkeeper batsman Dane Vilas could be another player who might be released by the Paarl Royals ahead of SA20 League. The 37-years-old played 9 matches and scored 148 runs.