Dane Vilas to lead Jozi Stars

Vilas will lead an exciting Jozi Stars team that also features the big-hitting Chris Gayle amongst their arsenal.

FILE: Dane Vilas during his days with the Cape Cobras. Picture: Supplied

JOHANNESBURG - Veteran wicketkeeper batsman Dane Vilas will captain the Jozi Stars in the inaugural Mzansi Super League that stars on the 16th of November.

The 33-year-old Dolphins and Lancashire 'keeper is an experienced campaigner who has also played Test cricket for the Proteas before signing a Kolpak deal with English county side Lancashire.

Vilas will lead an exciting Jozi Stars team that also features the big-hitting Chris Gayle amongst their arsenal.

Vilas says he is thrilled with the opportunity to lead the team in the competition.

"Iā€™m absolutely delighted to have been offered the opportunity to become captain of the Jozi Stars and I feel honoured and humbled to be in a position to lead this T20 team in the upcoming Mzansi Super League.ā€

Vilas has played 120 T20 matches, scoring 2,268 runs in the process.