The signing of the experienced 36-year-old seam bowler, Basheeru-Dean Walters, to the Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers was confirmed as he joined the squad the past week in preparation for the upcoming season.
Walters, who made his first class debut in 2007 for Eastern Province went on the also represented the Warriors and Western Province in a provincial career of almost 15 years. In 132 first class matches he bagged 351 wickets with a career best match analysis of 10/107. He played 109 List A matches with a best bowling performance of 5/29 and 121 wickets. He bagged 58 wickets in 76 T20 matches.
Piet Botha, the head coach of the Badgers said that Walters will bring a lot of experience and the ability to take wickets to the team and bowling unit.