On Saturday night former Proteas fast bowler Duanne Olivier was officially not named SA’s Test Cricketer of the Year despite quite obviously being the standout Test-match cricketer of the year after claiming a startling 24-wicket haul in the 3-0 demolition of Pakistan last summer.   

The former Knights paceman collected a match haul of 11/96 in the first Test and 8/135 in the third to finish just one wicket short of Charlie Llewellyn’s 116-year-old record for the most wickets by a South African in a three-Test series.

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