Dale Steyn had a rough welcome to the NatWest T20 Blast as Glamorgan were beaten by seven wickets by Essex.
Alviro Petersen hit his first hundred of the county cricket summer to put Lancashire in a strong position against Surrey at Old Trafford.
Dale Steyn, omitted from the Proteas team for the triangular one-day series in June, will move to Glamorgan for seven matches in the NatWest Blast T20 series.
Jacques Rudolph got back into first-class mode in style as he anchored Glamorgan’s fighting first innings’ offering of 271-8 against Gloucestershire in the English County Championship.
Colin Ingram picked up his second hundred in a week to steer Glamorgan to victory over Essex in the Royal London Cup in Cardiff.
Jacques Rudolph’s Glamorgan were cruelly denied a place in the English T20 Blast quarterfinals when rain reduced the match to a five-over blast.
Jacques Rudolph hammered a superb 77 to take Glamorgan to the top of the NatWest T20 Blast South Group.
Jacques Rudolph dug deep to rescue Glamorgan after the middle order had been ripped apart in the match against Leicestershire in the English County Championship.
A brilliant, unbeaten 101 from Jacques Rudolph gave Glamorgan the momentum to beat Gloucestershire by 19 runs in the T20 Blast at Bristol.
Is this really the end of Kevin Pietersen in first-class cricket?
Hashim Amla signed off his brief stint with Derbyshire with a match-winning half-century against Lancashire Lightning in the NatWest T20 Blast game on Friday night.
Ashwell Prince continued his great run of form by slamming a career best 78 for Lancashire in their Natwest T2o match against Durham on Friday night.
Vernon Philander earned his crust while Nottinghamshire crashed to defeat against Somerset in the English County Championship on Tuesday.
It was case of damned if you do, damned if you don’t. Glamorgan captain Jacques Rudolph came under fire for his early declaration in a rain-ruined match to try to force a result in their English County Championship match on Wednesday.
Jacques Rudolph, who accumulated 48 Test caps and 45 ODIs in a career spanning 17 years has cut his ties with South Africa to bat on for Glamorgan.