Any Dale Steyns out there? Drive to restore depth as CSA season starts

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Dale Steyn (Gallo Images)
Dale Steyn (Gallo Images)

It is fitting that a significantly revamped domestic cricket season, which begins on Friday, has the diamond-famous metropolis of Kimberley as its first focal point … unearthing new gems over the coming months will be a major desire by Cricket South Africa.

The campaign is opened by a pair of time-honoured foes as Western Province, going back to their naming roots after some 17 years as the Cape Cobras, tackle Gauteng rivals the Lions in game one of a double-header bill in the 16-team CSA Provincial T20 Knock Out competition.

Following their tussle from 10:00, the afternoon match (14:30) sees the Northern Cape Heat square up to South Western Districts – second-tier unions, each -- with both matches being screened live on SuperSport.

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