Cape Town - Seven South African cricketers will be participating in next year's Pakistan Super League after a player draft was drawn on Sunday.
Former world No 1 T20 and ODI bowler Imran Tahir will be returning to his native country after being selected for the Multan Sultans and he will be accompanied by Highveld Lions bowler Hardus Viljoen.
Proteas all-rounder and Cape Cobras skipper JP Duminy, who had recently retired from Test cricket, was picked by Islamabad United.
Former Proteas and current Kolpak players Colin Ingram and David Wiese will be joining the Karachi Kings.
Proteas batsman Rilee Rossouw and Dolphins all-rounder Cameron Delport were the only South Africans retained for their respective franchises for the upcoming season.
According to the Pakistan publication Dawn, the Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to offer $10 000 per match to each foreign cricketer who would play Pakistan Super League matches in the country.
The third edition of the tournament returns to action in February 2018.
List of South Africans in the Pakistan Super League 2018:
Islamabad United: JP Duminy
Karachi Kings: Colin Ingram and David Wiese
Peshawar Zalmi: No South Africans
Quetta Gladiators: Rilee Rossouw
Lahore Qalandars: Cameron Delport
Multan Sultans: Imran Tahir and Hardus Viljoen