Colin Ingram, Wayne Parnell and Cameron Delport have been named to take part in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League.
At least 34 overseas players are set to take part in the tournament, scheduled between 5-23 October at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The draft was held on Monday, 10 September.
T20 superstars Shahid Afridi, Andre Russell, Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum were among the big names snapped up by franchises, while three Saffas – Ingram (Warriors), Parnell (Cobras) and Delport (Dolphins) – have been listed as overseas players.
Out of these three players, two have represented the Proteas. Parnell is the most experienced national player, having played six Tests, 65 ODIs and 40 T20Is with his last game coming in the second Test against Bangladesh in October 2017.
Ingram has played 31 ODIs and nine T20Is for South Africa with his last match coming in the second ODI against Pakistan on 1 November 2013.
Other overseas players to feature in the tournament include: six from England (Ravi Bopara, Sam Billings, Chris Jordan, Luke Wright, Laurie Evans, Tymal Mills), four from New Zealand (Luke Ronchi, Colin Munro, Mitchell McClenaghan), two from Australia (Ben Cutting, Ben Laughlin), seven from Pakistan (Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanveer, Mohammad Irfan, Faheem Ashraf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Hafeez), one from Sri Lanka (Thisara Perera), two from Bangladesh (Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim) and one from Ireland (Paul Stirling).