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Takealot AB’s Eagles to Bowl Over Fans During Inaugural 3TCricket Solidarity Cup

As a proudly South African brand, Takealot.com is honoured to announce its sponsorship of one of three teams taking part in the inaugural 3TCricket Solidarity Cup.

On 17 June 2020, Cricket fans across the country were bowled over with the announcement of an innovative and exciting new form of cricket: 3TeamCricket.

This fresh take on cricket sees three teams competing in a single match. There are 8 players in each team, with each star-studded team batting for a total of 12 overs, facing 6 overs from each of the opposing teams.

A game of 3TC cricket consists of 36 overs divided into halves of 18 overs. In the first half, each team faces 6 overs from one of their opponents. In the second half of the game, each team resumes their first innings, facing another 6 overs, this time from their other opponent. No pressure!

Takealot is sponsoring AB’s Eagles, captained by the legendary AB de Villiers, and we’ll see several other local heroes take to the pitch, including  Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Andile Phehklukwayo, Sisanda Magala, Junior Dala, and Lungi Ngidi.

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The match will also be a welcome return to live sports for many South African cricket fanatics. Since lockdown was announced in March 2020, no live sporting events have been able to take place.

Importantly, the proceeds of The Solidarity Cup will go towards The Hardship Fund, an initiative helping those in the cricket community who have suffered due to COVID-19.

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