South Africa could see its cricketers return to domestic fold as Brexit brings Kolpak deals to an end
South African cricketers have been major beneficiaries of Kolpak deals, signing lucrative contracts with English counties that automatically disqualify them from representing the national team
Hashim Amla 'excited' to play alongside ex-South Africa teammate Morne Morkel again after inking Kolpak deal with Surrey
Surrey Cricket on Tuesday announced that former South Africa batsman Hashim Amla signed a two-year Kolpak contract with the club.
India vs South Africa: Sport is business now, can't help if players choose county over country, says Shaun Pollock
"They have to make business decisions, where they are going to make money, where they are going to get opportunities and you can't fight against it," Pollock said.
Cricket South Africa ponders over long-term contracts among other incentives to prevent Kolpak exodus
The alarming trend of players opting for county cricket over the South Africa national team has forced the board to think about the long-term contract for its cricketers, said top CSA official Corrie van Zyl.
'Kolpak' cricketers Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell could be ousted from English county cricket in event of no-deal Brexit
In the event of a no-deal Brexit, Kolpak signings would be null and void as the United Kingdom wouldn't remain a part of the EU
Duanne Olivier was one of the most in potent pacer going around, having claimed 31 wickets in five Tests since being recalled by South Africa in December.
South Africa vs Pakistan: The Duanne Olivier story, how a reserve bowler stole the thunder from Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada
As the Boxing Day Test match got underway in Centurion, the media glare was on Steyn’s tryst with the milestone and Hashim Amla’s extended dry spell with the bat. But at the end of the second day’s play, it is Olivier’s eleven wicket haul that has grabbed the headlines and put the Proteas on track to win the Test match.
South Africa all-rounder Wayne Parnell opts for Kolpak deal with Worcestershire, ends future with Proteas
South Africa's Wayne Parnell has signed a new three-year contract with Worcestershire that could signal the end of the 29-year-old all-rounder's Proteas career.
Virat Kohli county stint: Contrary to Bob Willis' opinion, here's how India captain can actually help English cricket
Virat Kohli is the best batsman across formats at present (that debate is over for at least one year given Steve Smith’s ban) and inarguably has the highest star power in world cricket today. Surely, any and every English youngster who plays with and against him this June will benefit immensely.
Morne Morkel's retirement may have been spurred by dip in form, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi's emergence
With this patchy ODI form as well as the emergence of young fast bowlers like Ngidi and Junior Dala, perhaps Morkel would have felt the insecurity surrounding his World Cup place. Whereas in the Test side, based on the current form, Morkel seems like the fourth-choice pacer after Rabada, Philander and Ngidi.
South Africa pacer Morne Morkel to retire from International cricket after home Test series against Australia
South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel will retire from all formats of international cricket after the four-match home test series against Australia starting this week, he said on Monday.
Whatever be his stature, de Villiers should be made to prove his form to get back into the side, and his quality, stardom and achievements should not be made an excuse to afford him an easy entry into the side.
Australia’s international players are now faced with a choice that several cricketers in South Africa and West Indies had to make, following the unresolved pay dispute.
CSA chief executive Haroon Lorgat conceded that one of the major considerations before announcing the launch of an ambitious Twenty20 Global Destination League was losing key South African players to the Kolpak agreement.
In a world where the Uefa Champions league boasts of the best football, and the Grand slam is valued higher han the Davis Cup. In the wake of Kolpak contracts, cricket should soon look to follow suit.
South African captain Faf du Plessis admitted on Wednesday that Kyle Abbott’s Kolpak defection had been a disruption ahead of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) is to consider a new Director of Cricket post as well introducing a permanent position for the convenor of selectors.
The news that Kyle Abbott, a 29-year-old who is a regular in South Africa’s Test team, had decided to turn his back on his international career and sign for Hampshire as a Kolpak player, is a sign that international cricket is in trouble.
South African cricket was rocked on Thursday when it was announced that Test fast bowler Kyle Abbott had quit the national team in order to play county cricket in England.
Top Zimbabwe wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon Taylor could be featuring in his last game for his country when his side faces India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Seddon Park on Saturday.