Former Proteas fast bowler Morne Morkel grabbed a double-wicket maiden for Surrey against Glamorgan in the Royal One Day Cup on Sunday.
Proteas stars Keshav Maharaj, Dean Elgar and Dale Steyn were all in form with bat or ball in the English County Championship today.
Morne Morkel took six wickets in a thrilling win for Surrey over Lancashire and enhanced his status as a cutting-edge leader.
Morne Morkel took 4-36 as Surrey beat Somerset by an innings and 69 runs in a remarkable County Championship match in Guildford.
Dale Steyn’s form graph continued its upward trend when he took 4-48 off 25 overs for Hampshire in the County Championship.
It was a bittersweet introduction to the county scene for Morne Morkel, who produced a magnificent bowling performance in a losing cause as Surrey went down by 220 runs in the One-Day Cup.
Morne Morkel bowled seven overs for Surrey’s seconds as he returned to action for the first time since being injured in the fourth Test against Australia in early April.
Virat Kohli has signed for Surrey and will join the county side in June after the conclusion of the IPL.
Morne Morkel hopes to begin his new life as a Kolpak player with Surrey in June.
Dean Elgar is to join Morne Morkel at Surrey on a short-term contract to cover for the injured Mitchell Marsh.
Surrey confirmed the Kolpak signing of Morne Morkel until the end of the 2019 county season.
Morne Morkel is set to join Surrey on a Kolpak deal, according to reports in the British press.
Kevin Pietersen struck a 35-ball 52 to register only the third fifty of his T20 Blast career as Surrey edged Essex by 10 runs on Wednesday.
Alex Hales’ career-best List-A ton saw Nottinghamshire lift the Royal London One Day Cup Trophy on Saturday.
Dean Elgar and the Cape Town-born Tom Curran combined to help Surrey into a dominating position over Gloucestershire in the English County Championship.