Morne Morkel blasted through the Yorkshire line-up to set a winning position for Surrey on day three of their County Championship at Scarborough.
Rilee Rossouw scored a belligerent, unbeaten 120 to push Hampshire to 451 in their County Championship match against Dane Vilas’ Lancashire in Manchester.
Morne Morkel took 4-36 as Surrey beat Somerset by an innings and 69 runs in a remarkable County Championship match in Guildford.
There was both ecstasy and agony for Warriors batsman Colin Ackermann, who was left just four short of a double century as Leicestershire were bowled out for 427 in the County Championship.
Dale Steyn’s form graph continued its upward trend when he took 4-48 off 25 overs for Hampshire in the County Championship.
The Saffa fireforce continued blazing away in the County Championship, with Duanne Olivier sending a reminder to the Proteas selectors by taking 10 wickets for Derbyshire.
Dale Steyn is absolutely committed to playing for South Africa ‘for as long as I can’ and to go on to take 500 Test wickets.
Dale Steyn successfully negotiated the first stage of the road to redemption when he ended with figures of 2-92 off a testing 26 overs for Hampshire against Surrey in the county championship.
Rilee Rossouw is on a roll. He followed up his 90 for Hampshire against Surrey with a bizarre Nelson against Essex: 111 off 111 balls with 11 fours.
AK Markram c Smit b Viljoen was a stark reminder of the influence of Saffas in the County Championship.
Kyle Abbott enhanced his all-round credentials as he helped Hampshire to a 196-run win over Worcestershire in the opening County cricket match in Southampton.
Going by the English County Cricket stats, Saffas are better bowlers than batsmen in English conditions.
Vernon Philander has been taken on by Sussex for the first half of the English season.
Warriors spinner Simon Harmer has landed a one-year contract with English county Essex next season.
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.