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Grammy award-winning Zakes Bantwini will headline the entertainment for the opening Betway SA20 match between Sunrisers Eastern Cape and Joburg Super Kings in Gqeberha on Wednesday.
With lively performances planned at all opening matches at each venue this week, the stage is set to welcome Season 2 of the League in spectacular fashion.
The opening ceremony will start at 16h20 at St George’s Park, and gates open at 14h30.
“I am super excited and honoured to be part of the opening match of Betway SA20 Season 2 in Gqeberha,” said Bantwini, who will be supported by local duo Veranda Panda during the innings break
“The energy, passion and enthusiasm that this League represents is incredible, and I can’t wait to infuse my music with the spirit of cricket. It’s a celebration of our culture, and I am ready to light up the stage for the fans and the players. Let’s make this opening match an unforgettable experience.”
Kyle Deutsch will uplift the crowds with iconic reggae vibes at Kingsmead on Thursday, 11 January, whilst NV Funk is set to bring a lively and energetic atmosphere to the stage at Boland Park on Friday, 12 January, ensuring a incredible experience for all.
The big hits and entertainment doesn’t stop there, with Legendary band, Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels and the effervescent Loufi thrilling fans at Wanderers and Centurion over the weekend. Me and Mr Green will complete the opening week’s entertainment line-up with a party vibe like no other at the first match at Newlands on Tuesday, 16 January. The exciting performances for the Final and Playoffs will be announced shortly.
Fans are in for an incredible stadium experience to match the entertainment, with activities to cater to the entire family on the cards. From the Betway Catch 2 Million, Castle Lite Party Zone, to kiss-cams, face-painters, magicians and giveaways, there will be something for everyone.
The match will start at 17h30 and will be broadcast on SuperSport (Sub-Saharan Africa), Viacom (India), Sky Sports (UK), Foxtel (Australasia), Etisalat (UAE), Willow TV (North America), ARY (Pakistan), and ICC TV across other territories.
It’s time to get ready for Incredible cricket, Incredible fans, Incredible entertainment and Incredible stadiums. Welcome to Incredible!
Tickets are available for purchase online at www.SA20.co.za or at stadium ticket offices.