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Podcast | Tim Spirit: Record-breaking Faf at SA20, Sundowns’ winning streak sparks financial fair play debate

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Faf du Plessis of the Joburg Super Kings signs autographs during the Betway SA20 match between Joburg Super Kings and Durban Super Giants at Wanderers Stadium. Photo: SA20/Sportzpics/Gallo Images
Faf du Plessis of the Joburg Super Kings signs autographs during the Betway SA20 match between Joburg Super Kings and Durban Super Giants at Wanderers Stadium. Photo: SA20/Sportzpics/Gallo Images

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The SA20 has taken the country by storm, with Faf du Plessis hitting the first century of the tournament. City Press cricket guru Tiisetso Malepa weighs in on the competition and says: 

Having attended the matches in Centurion and Johannesburg, you could see the seamlessness of the organisation. So far it has been positive things around the tournament.

READ: The ‘wow’ factors making making SA20 a lit affair

He dives into Du Plessis' fifth international century and looks at the suspension of the Joburg Super Kings' Aaron Phangiso over illegal bowling.

Peter Shalulile of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrates go
Peter Shalulile of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrates goal during DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between TS Galaxy FC and Mamelodi Sundowns. Photo: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

There is a new term that has been doing the rounds – financial fair play. Following Mamelodi Sundowns’ 13-win streak over TS Galaxy on Tuesday, the Pretoria side is said to have an added advantage because their pockets are too deep. However, they are not the only club which has been signing big names.

Sekhukhune United will have the taste of Masandawana's magic at the weekend before the log leaders jet off to the continent. But the so-called smaller clubs are chasing back and could steal away the points.

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