Cricket South Africa: Wayne Parnell Signs Kolpak Deal

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Worcestershire have marked South Africa all-rounder Wayne Parnell on a 3 year Kolpak contract, following his spell as an abroad player this season.

The 29-year-old played from the Worcestershire side that won the T20 Blast out of the blue on Saturday.

What is a Kolpak Deal?

Kolpak deal implies that players from other nations can play cricket in any EU nation without being viewed as an abroad player. This implies they can sign contracts with English region sides without being seen as abroad players.

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This deal also implies that Wayne Parnell will now not be able to play for his country.

Individual comrade Morne Morkel was the most noteworthy Kolpak marking this mid year, taking 50 wickets for Surrey.

Parnell has played 6 Tests, 65 one-day internationals and 40 T20 matches for South Africa, and last showed up for the Proteas in October 2017.

He has played in the T20 Blast and County Championship for Worcestershire after at first going along with them in July.

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