JP Duminy, Rilee Rossouw and Hardus Viljoen have been released to play first-class cricket for the next round of Sunfoil Series matches starting on Thursday.
The squad for the remaining two Tests against England will be announced at the conclusion of the current match in Cape Town. The third Test starts on 14 January at the Wanderers.
Shaheen Khan of the Cape Cobras will assist with the 12th man duties for the remainder of the Test.
Sunfoil Series Fixtures: 7–10 January:
Cape Cobras vs Highveld Lions at Boland Park
Dolphins vs Warriors at Pietermaritzburg Oval
Knights vs Titans at Mangaung Oval