Colin Ackermann, Wiaan Mulder and Simon Harmer capped off a standout week from South Africans on the English County Championship scene.
Keshav Maharaj and Simon Harmer bowled the Proteas to a 332-run victory on the fourth day of the second Test against Bangladesh at St George’s Park.
Keshav Maharaj and Simon Harmer took all 10 Bangladesh second-innings wickets between them as the Proteas won the first Test at Kingsmead by 220 runs.
Simon Harmer took 4-42 as Bangladesh ended day two of the first Test at Kingsmead on 98-4, still 269 runs behind the Proteas.
Captain Dean Elgar says selecting a spinner for the first Test against New Zealand in Christchurch, which starts on Thursday, is a “hot-topic debate” for the Proteas.
Off-spinner Simon Harmer will return to the Proteas Test set-up for the two-match tour of New Zealand next month.
The first four rounds of the domestic 4-Day Series have offered some positives for the Proteas’ Test season on the bowling front, but little to inspire confidence with the bat, writes Ryan Vrede
Spinner Simon Harmer took 10 wickets in the match as the Northerns Titans thrashed Western Province by an innings and 139 runs at Newlands on Sunday.