Derbyshire seamer Hardus Viljoen beat stiff competition to be crowned Division Two’s Player of the Week, his 15 wickets against Sussex secured him 51% of the votes.
Brett D’Oliveira - Worcestershire
138 in Worcestershire win over Leicestershire
What a week for Brett D’Oliveira and Worcestershire. His third championship ton of the season came as Worcester defeated Leicester to move into top spot in Div Two. D’Oliveira’s magnificent 138 helped them gain a slender lead over Leicester in the first innings before they went on to secure a comfortable victory.
D'Oliveira's 100 came off 153 balls and contained 11 fours and one six— Worcestershire CCC (@WorcsCCC) September 13, 2017
Hardus Viljoen - Derbyshire
7/80 & 8/90 in win over Sussex
Hardus Viljoen was the star of the show for Derbyshire as they claimed a dramatic victory away to Sussex. Viljoen looked on-course to take all ten wickets in the second innings but had to settle for eight. The 28-year-old South African is the first Derbyshire player to take 15 wickets in a match since Cliff Gladwin in 1952.
Cameron Bancroft - Gloucestershire
206* for Gloucestershire v Kent
After going into this match with a top score of 70 from two spells at Gloucestershire, Australian opener Cameron Bancroft carried his bat for an impeccable 206. Bancroft hit a sparkling 23 fours and one six in his 393-ball knock.
Callum Parkinson - Leicestershire
8/148 for Leicestershire v Worcestershire
Despite defeat to Worcestershire, Callum Parkinson was a shining light for Leicestershire. The 20-year-old’s flight and guile put Worcester in a spin as he took career-best figures of 8/148 in the first innings. He finished the game with an impressive 10/185.