SA20 franchise Paarl Royals, in association with the largest radio station in the Greater Paarl Valley, KC107.7 is extremely proud to announce that KC107.7 is the official radio partner of the Paarl Royals for the upcoming inaugural season of SA20.
Paarl Royals are based at Boland Park and boast a strong line-up of both local and international cricket superstars. The team is captained by destructive batter, David Miller, and has Proteas legend JP Duminy as the head coach.
Apart from their captain David Miller, the Paarl Royals team includes five overseas players in the English trio of Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy, along with West Indies’ stars Obed McCoy and Ramon Simmonds. The franchise has also secured a solid core of South African players, with the likes of Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Corbin Bosch, Dane Vilas, Bjorn Fortuin, Mitchell van Buuren, Wihan Lubbe, Ferisco Adams, Imran Manack, Evan Jones and Codi Yusuf donning the Royals’ colors this season.
“Paarl residents love their sport and as a radio station we are always looking at innovative ways to amplify sport at all levels. This partnership with Paarl Royals not only cements KC107.7 as the leading radio station in Paarl but also allows us to deliver the latest and best news and information about this exciting new league that is set to capture SA cricket fans this summer,” says Gavin Meiring – GM of KC107.7.
Meanwhile, Alok Chitre, Chief Business Officer, Paarl Royals, said, “As a franchise that is based in Paarl, we are delighted to be tying up with an organisation which keeps the region entertained. Our ambition with this association is to provide international visibility to their brand, and in return, we are delighted for them to be cheering on the team in this inaugural season of SA20 and help us reach our supporters.”
Expect a feast of thrilling cricket action starting January 13th right here in Paarl when the Royals play their first home game against Joburg Super Kings.
Some of the big name local and international Paarl Royals players will be on air during the tournament to share their experience and allow the listener an opportunity to engage with them.
There will also be some great Paarl Royals merchandise and ticket giveaways on air and on our social media platforms during the month-long tournament.
Let's paint Paarl pink with the Paarl Royals.
Supporters residing in Paarl will also be able to spot a Paarl Royals x KC107.7 themed van across the town of Paarl, and at the fan zone at Boland Park which will entertain crowds through music, contests and announcements.