Somerset cancels deal with Philander because virus delays season
LONDON: Somersault they have canceled their deal with the former South African bowler Vernon Philander by mutual agreement after the English county season was delayed due to the coronavirus.
Philander played his last Test in January and was set to feature for Somersault after signing a Kolpak Agreement with the club, located in the south west of England.
Under these agreements, Cricket players are not classified as foreign players.
However, Cricket Currently in England it is being postponed until at least July 1 due to the health crisis, with no guarantee that matches will be played throughout this season.
Philander, who took 224 wickets in 64 Tests for South Africa, has given his consent for the termination of his agreement.
Somersault director of Cricket Andy hurry He left the door open for the 34-year-old, who played for the county in 2012, to return to Taunton in the future.
"These are clearly very uncertain and challenging times for all counties with no Cricket until at least 1 July and the likelihood of a condensed and truncated season," Hurry said on Monday.
It was such an exciting prospect to visualize Vernon returning to Cooper Associates County, but given the current uncertainty, canceling his contract was a wise and sensible decision.