Kyle Abbott is considering forsaking his Proteas career to join Hampshire on a three-year Kolpak deal, according to reports in the British media.
Hardus Viljoen has signed a three-year Kolpak contract with Derbyshire, ruling himself out of selection for the Proteas for the upcoming season.
Hardus Viljoen continued to impress in the CSA T20 Challenge with 3-16 in the Lions’ victory over the Warriors on Sunday.
His international career may be over, but Rory Kleinveldt kept the flag flying as the stand-out Saffa on the English County circuit this season.
Rory Kleinveldt took five wickets to help Northants beat Kent by 10 wickets despite the all-round efforts of Hardus Viljoen.
Hardus Viljoen enhanced his reputation by helping Kent to an innings win over Sussex in their late County promotion push.
Hardus Viljoen, called up to help Kent push for promotion in the County Championship, announced his arrival by taking five wickets in his first match.
Following in the footsteps of Kagiso Rabada, Proteas pace bowler Hardus Viljoen has been signed as Kent’s overseas player for the last four Championship matches of the season.
Australia A will go onto day three on 181-1, trailing SA A by 123 runs in their second four-day match in Townsville.
Omphile Ramela hit an unbeaten century as South Africa A go into day three with a 348-run lead over Zimbabwe A in Harare.
The Highveld Lions duly dismissed the Cape Cobras by an innings as the Sunfoil Series went into the final straight as a two-horse race.
There are a few fringe players who could benefit from a strong showing for South Africa A when they take on England in an ODI match in Kimberley on Saturday.
It might not have been a good year in Tests for the Proteas, but there’s room for optimism going forward.
Hardus Viljoen sent the best possible message to the national selectors by taking 6-75 and helping to hold the Titans to 169-8 in their Sunfoil match in Potchestroom on Saturday.
Farhaan Behardien posted his eighth first-class century to help the Titans to a half-decent total of 285-7 in a top-of-the-table Sunfoil Series clash with the Highveld Lions.