Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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English county Kent confirmed that Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis has made himself available for the club's four-day encounter against Yorkshire.
Proteas all-rounder Wiaan Mulder has signed with Kent for seven County Championship games.
Imad Wasim hit an unbeaten century as Pakistan began their tour of England with a 100-run win over Kent.
Australia batsman Matt Renshaw will play for Kent at the start of English season.
Persistent drizzle and bad light meant play on the second day of Pakistan's tour opener against Kent was abandoned without a ball bowled.
Former Proteas batsman Heino Kuhn has signed a Kolpak deal with English county Kent, subject to obtaining a visa and registration.
Ace Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah will weave his magic for Kent in four second tier championship matches, the county has announced.
Proteas all-rounder Wayne Parnell is set to undergo a thorough medical examination before he is cleared to return to action.
Kent are confident Allan Donald will be able to join the English county despite reports the South African legend is struggling to obtain a visa.
Former South African fast bowler Allan Donald will be leaving his assistant coach position at the English county club, Kent.
Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali was at the centre of controversy after he claimed a catch despite apparently dropping the ball against Kent.
South African-born Jonathan Trott will stand in as assistant coach for the injured Allan Donald at English county Kent.
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has signed to play for Kent in their opening matches of their Twenty20 competition.
Former Proteas batsman Heino Kuhn has explained his reasons for signing a Kolpak deal with English county Kent.
Experienced New Zealand international all-rounder Jimmy Neesham is to play for English county side Kent in their T20 Blast campaign.
Proteas all-rounder Wayne Parnell has confirmed that he is well after suffering a heart scare during an English county game for Kent.
Kent admitted that they are frustrated over the issues preventing former Proteas Allan Donald from taking up his role with the English county.
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