Brevis, 19, represented South Africa at the Under-19 World Cup earlier this year and showed glimpses of his ability in the IPL after he was signed for INR 3 crore at February’s auction, making 161 runs at a strike rate of 142.47 in his seven appearances for Mumbai.
Stubbs, 21, was the standout batter in CSA’s T20 Challenge and while he made only two runs in his two innings for Mumbai after signing as a replacement, he has been included in South Africa’s T20I squad for their upcoming tour to India.
The pair are among the 257 men’s players who have registered for the ‘wildcard’ draft for overseas players in the Hundred on Thursday, June 9, which will see each of the eight teams add a fourth overseas player to the squad they picked at April’s draft.
The ‘wildcard’ overseas players will each be paid £50,000. Teams will still only be allowed to field three overseas players in their XI but the ECB hope that having a back-up player in each squad will minimise disruption when players are partially unavailable due to international commitments or injury.
Each team will also sign a domestic wildcard player for £30,000 in early July, after the group stages of the T20 Blast. Several teams are also recruiting replacement players due to injury: Tom Helm has been lined up as Matthew Fisher’s replacement at Birmingham Phoenix, while Oval Invincibles and London Spirit are recruiting replacements for the injured Saqib Mahmood and Blake Cullen respectively.
Men’s pick order: 1 Oval Invincibles, 2 Northern Superchargers, 3 London Spirit, 4 Manchester Originals, 5 Welsh Fire, 6 Birmingham Phoenix, 7 Trent Rockets, 8 Southern Brave
Women’s pick order: 1 Welsh Fire, 2 Trent Rockets, 3 Northern Superchargers, 4 Manchester Originals, 5 London Spirit, 6 Birmingham Phoenix, 7 Southern Brave, 8 Oval Invincibles
(With Inputs from ESPN)
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