Dane Vilas was once Allan Donald. His job was to look menacing while running up to stumps and celebrate wickets with aggression. Now, he is back doing his job- behind the stumps.
Dane Vilas, will be South Africa’s wicketkeeper for the test matches against India. Vilas who made his debut against Bangladesh in match that was washed out.
Vilas, who has been chosen over Quinton de Kock for the wicketkeeper slot in test series, played Allan Donald in the movie about Hansie Cronje.
The movie about South Africa's fallen star was produced by Cronje’s brother Frans and shot in 2007.
Vilas was 22 then and playing domestic cricket. He is now 30 and ready to properly begin his test career.