The 35-year old veteran is philosophical about a possible international recall, saying he doesn’t keep tabs on national selection. He added a new selection committee might favour new players, while he is also approaching the age where domestic players might be culled (figuratively speaking).
An announcement on the South African squad for the tour to Bangladesh is imminent.
Peterson impressed when he answered an SOS-call for South Africa in November 2014 to replace the left-arm spinner Aaron Phangiso.
In the fifth One Day International (ODI) in Sydney, Peterson captured four for 32 and took South Africa to the brink before Australia scrambled a two-wicket win.
Peterson also removed three Australian batsmen for 28 runs in a T20-International at Stadium Australia in Sydney.
He was impressive in the Momentum One Day Cup competition by capturing 18 wickets.
Asked about his focus for 2015/2016, Peterson said he is relishing the opportunity of a fresh experience in the Caribbean Premier League for the Barbados Tridents.
Justin Ontong, the Cobras skipper, Kieron Pollard and Jason Holder will be some of his experienced team-mates.
Peterson said he would also love to make an impression as a batsman, left-arm spinner and as a senior player for the Cobras in the 2015/2016.
Rejuvenated after a hectic season which saw Peterson play for Surrey in England, travelled to India and Australia and played for the Cobras, Peterson said the time of reflection has made him realize he still wants to contribute for the Cape champions in all formats to bolster their pursuit of silver ware.
Peterson said apart from spending time in the gymnasium to retain his fitness levels, he has also spent some time on the golf course to improve a new pass time as amateur golfer. “I only started playing in January and cannot talk about a handicap yet,” he chirped.