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Newly-appointed South African Test skipper Dean Elgar(PTI)

'We need to return to the South African way of cricket': Test skipper Dean Elgar

PTI | , Cape Town
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2021 02:02 PM IST
South Africa head to the Caribbean for a two-match red-ball series against the West Indies, starting June 10.
South Africa's Temba Bavuma(REUTERS)
South Africa's Temba Bavuma(REUTERS)

De Kock removed, South Africa announce new ODI/T20I and Test captains

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 07:37 PM IST
CSA said Bavuma will lead the Proteas in the 2021 and 2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cups as well as the ICC Men's World Cup in 2023. Elgar will take over the reins into the next cycle of the ICC World Test Championship.
Johannesburg : South Africa's bowler Anrich Nortje, middle facing camera, celebrates with teammates after taking a wicket of Sri Lanka's batsman Dushmantha Chameeraduring the 2nd Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.(AP)
Johannesburg : South Africa's bowler Anrich Nortje, middle facing camera, celebrates with teammates after taking a wicket of Sri Lanka's batsman Dushmantha Chameeraduring the 2nd Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.(AP)

Nortje takes six wickets, Elgar scores 92 to put South Africa in driving seat

Johannesburg | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 09:38 PM IST
Nortje made full use of seamer-friendly conditions at The Wanderers Stadium for a return of 6-56 to dismiss Sri Lanka for 157 before tea on Sunday. Dean Elgar then set about consolidating the advantage as he moved tantalisingly close to a century at the close of play, steering South Africa to 148 for one wicket in reply – trailing by just nine runs.
Faf du Plessis leads the players off the ground after South Africa completed a fine win.(Getty Images)
Faf du Plessis leads the players off the ground after South Africa completed a fine win.(Getty Images)

1st Test: South Africa win big over stricken Sri Lanka

Pretoria | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 11:27 PM IST
Four of the five Sri Lankans to get hurt during the Test still came out to bat on the fourth day in a vain effort to save the match, but it didn’t matter.
Dean Elgar drives(Getty Images)
Dean Elgar drives(Getty Images)

1st Test: Elgar falls short of ton as South Africa fight back against Sri Lanka

Pretoria | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 09:45 PM IST
Elgar looked set for his 13th Test ton until he offered Sri Lanka seamer Dasun Shanaka a sharp caught-and-bowled chance that was superbly taken.
South Africa's Dean Elgar in action.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Dean Elgar in action.(REUTERS)

Elgar eyes South Africa Test captaincy

Cape Town | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 03:15 PM IST
Quinton de Kock was expected to take over from Du Plessis, having succeeded him as captain of South Africa’s limited-overs teams, but CSA said it did not want to overburden the wicketkeeper-batsman and ruled him out of the test captaincy.
England's Sam Curran celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Quinton de Kock with teammates.(REUTERS)
England's Sam Curran celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Quinton de Kock with teammates.(REUTERS)

Sam Curran takes four for England as Quinton De Kock resists

Centurion | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 08:18 AM IST
South Africa were 277 for nine at the close, providing justification for captain Joe Root’s decision to bowl first.
South Africa's Dwaine Pretorius hits a six.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Dwaine Pretorius hits a six.(REUTERS)

South Africa vs England: Injured photographer delays play in Centurion Test

Centurion | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 08:19 AM IST
Christiaan Kotze collapsed in severe pain from what was diagnosed as badly-sprained right knee ligaments and needed medical treatment on the spot before he was carried away on a stretcher.
South Africa's Dean Elgar is dismissed by England's James Anderson.(REUTERS)
South Africa's Dean Elgar is dismissed by England's James Anderson.(REUTERS)

South Africa vs England: In unwanted company - 21 years later Dean Elgar joins Gary Kirsten

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 03:49 PM IST
SA vs ENG: Elgar thus became only the fourth South African batsman to be dismissed on the first ball of a Test match. This comes 21 years after the season Gary Kirsten was humbled by the great Antiguan Curtly Ambrose at Cape Town.
England's bowler James Anderson, left, jumps as he celebrates after dismissing South Africa's Dean Elgar(AP)
England's bowler James Anderson, left, jumps as he celebrates after dismissing South Africa's Dean Elgar(AP)

South Africa vs England: In landmark Test, James Anderson joins exclusive list of bowlers after Dean Elgar dismissed for 0

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 02:31 PM IST
Dean Elgar was on strike, the ball landed on a length and swung down the leg side, Elgar tried to glance it away, but the ball kissed the bat and Jos Buttler took an easy catch behind.
Ranchi: Indian bowler Mohammed Shami celebrates with teammate Rohit Sharma.(PTI)
Ranchi: Indian bowler Mohammed Shami celebrates with teammate Rohit Sharma.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav put hosts on brink of series whitewash

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 08:24 PM IST
Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav claimed five wickets between them Monday to put India on the brink of a series whitewash after South Africa crumbled while following-on in the third Test.
Dean Elgar gets hit on the head during Day 3 of the third Test at Ranchi between India and South Africa.(BCCI Photo)
Dean Elgar gets hit on the head during Day 3 of the third Test at Ranchi between India and South Africa.(BCCI Photo)

India vs South Africa: Dean Elgar retires hurt after getting hit on the head by Umesh Yadav delivery

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 04:24 PM IST
IND vs SA: Elgar had been waging a lone battle until he was hit on the head while ducking to a delivery that didn’t rise as expected.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli with teammates Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma.(PTI)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli with teammates Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma.(PTI)

VVS Laxman, Greame Smith compile Dream Team to challenge India’s supremacy at home

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 08:41 PM IST
VVS Laxman and Greame Smith decided to compile a dream team which, in their opinion, will be able to compete against this Indian cricket team on home conditions.
South Africa's Dean Elgar leaves after being dismissed.(AP)
South Africa's Dean Elgar leaves after being dismissed.(AP)

‘He deserves better bed to cry’: Dean Elgar slammed for criticising Indian food and hotels

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Corresponent
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 03:34 PM IST
Proteas batsman Dean Elgar was questioned on the tough tour by reporters and in his response, the 32-year-old said described it as a “challenging tour”.
File image: Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja(PTI)
File image: Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Stats reveal Faf du Plessis and Dean Elgar’s biggest nemesis

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 01:28 PM IST
Ind vs Sa: Faf du Plessis’ troops will look to end the series on a high with a good performance in Ranchi, however, things aren’t going to be easy for them against an in-form Indian team.
South Africa's Dean Elgar(AP)
South Africa's Dean Elgar(AP)

India vs South Africa: You get to know yourself quite a lot in India - Dean Elgar

Ranchi | By PTI
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Ind vs SA: Elgar, who became the first South African batsman to score a hundred in India after nine years during the opening Test, said the Proteas batsmen will have to go back to the basics to tackle the Indian bowlers in the final game.
Virat Kohli raises his bat after scoring 254 runs during the second India-South Africa test match in Pune.(PTI)
Virat Kohli raises his bat after scoring 254 runs during the second India-South Africa test match in Pune.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Record-breaker Virat Kohli puts India on top in second Test

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 09:08 PM IST
IND vs SA: On Day 2 in Pune, there was nothing to do but watch Kohli as he smashed his personal best of 254 not out, declaring selflessly, almost self-effacingly, with India on 601 for 5.
India dominated South Africa in the first Test(PTI)
India dominated South Africa in the first Test(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Ahead of Pune Test, bowling coach throws challenge to Team India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 03:34 PM IST
South Africa scored 431 in the first innings in response to India’s 502 runs. Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock both smashed a century. However, in the second innings, they were bundled out for 191 runs.
India vs South Africa Live 1st Test Day 5(BCCI/Twitter)
India vs South Africa Live 1st Test Day 5(BCCI/Twitter)

India vs South Africa 1st Test Day 5 Highlights: Shami, Jadeja star as India crush Proteas by 203 runs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 02:54 PM IST

India vs South Africa 1st Test Day 5 Highlights: Mohammed Shami picked up a five-wicket haul as South Africa were bundled out for 191, while chasing 395 on the final day. Ravindra Jadeja picked up four wickets in the same innings while R Ashwin, who had taken seven wickets in the first innings, picked up a lone wicket of Theunis de Bruyn.Rohit Sharma, who scored tons in both the innings, was the star for India batting, along with Mayank Agarwal, who scored a double hundred. India displayed an all-round performance and picked up easy win to take 1-0 lead in the series. 

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India's Ravindra Jadeja appeals successfully for the wicket of South Africa's Dean Elgar on the fourth day of the first cricket test match.(PTI)
India's Ravindra Jadeja appeals successfully for the wicket of South Africa's Dean Elgar on the fourth day of the first cricket test match.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: On final day, Spinners R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja hope to exploit cracks

UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 07:26 AM IST
For India, it was the perfect end to a day when they saw their newly promoted opener Rohit Sharma (127, 149 balls) score his second ton of the match.
India's Cheteshwar Pujara leaves after being dismissed by South Africa's Vernon Philander during the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.(AP)
India's Cheteshwar Pujara leaves after being dismissed by South Africa's Vernon Philander during the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.(AP)

India vs South Africa: ‘Pitch wouldn’t be easy to bat on’ - Pujara defends timing of declaration

Visakhapatnam | By PTI
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:46 PM IST
Ind vs Sa: India batted 67 overs in their second innings to declare at 323 for 4, leaving South Africa with a near-impossible chase of 395 with an hour on fourth day and full fifth day for batting.
Rohit Sharma was at his entertaining best.(PTI)
Rohit Sharma was at his entertaining best.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Rohit copies Harbhajan, invites him to bowl; off-spinner gives hilarious reply

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 01:19 PM IST
On Friday, Sharma was at his hilarious best when he decided to call on spinner Harbhajan Singh on to the field.
Dean Elgar during the third day of 1st Test match between India and South Africa.(PTI)
Dean Elgar during the third day of 1st Test match between India and South Africa.(PTI)

Best hundred I’ve had for South Africa: Elgar

Visakhapatnam | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:24 AM IST
Elgar brought up his 12th Test ton with a six off a slog sweep against the same bowler who had been dismissive of his way of playing spin.
Visakhapatnam: South African player Dean Elgar raises his bat.(PTI)
Visakhapatnam: South African player Dean Elgar raises his bat.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Playing in India is very tough - Dean Elgar

Visakhapatnam | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:26 AM IST
Speaking at the end of the day’s play, Elgar said that it is really tough to bat in Indian conditions and he learnt from the experience he had on his last tour with the team.
Indian bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, centre, celebrates with team members after dismissing South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis.(AP)
Indian bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, centre, celebrates with team members after dismissing South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis.(AP)

India vs South Africa 1st Test: Ashwin’s fifer puts India on top after Elgar-de Kock tons on Day 3

Visakhapatnam | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:27 AM IST
Ind vs Sa: At stumps, South Africa’s score read 385/8 with Senuran Muthusamy (12) and Keshav Maharaj (3) at the crease. The Proteas still trail by 117 runs with just two wickets in the bag.
Indian bowler Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after dismissing South Africa's Dean Elgar.(AP)
Indian bowler Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after dismissing South Africa's Dean Elgar.(AP)

India vs South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja beats stalwarts of Indian cricket to Test milestone

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:27 AM IST
Ravindra Jadeja achieved the milestone with the wicket of South Africa opener Dean Elgar on the third day of first Test in Visakhapatnam.
File image of India cricketer Ravindra Jadeja.(AP)
File image of India cricketer Ravindra Jadeja.(AP)

India vs South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja beats Mitchell Johnson and Wasim Akram to register massive Test record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Ind vs Sa: Ravindra Jadeja removed centurion Dean Elgar in the final session of Day 3 of first Test against South Africa to complete 200 wickets in the longest format.
R Ashwin celebrates with teammates after picking up a wicket on second day.(BCCI/ Twitter)
R Ashwin celebrates with teammates after picking up a wicket on second day.(BCCI/ Twitter)

India vs South Africa 1st Test Day 2: Ashwin and Jadeja put India on top after Mayank-Rohit show

Hindustan Times, Visakhapatnam | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 07:46 AM IST
IND vs SA: At stumps, South Africa’s score read 39/3 with Dean Elgar (27) and Temba Bavuma (2) at the crease, still trailing by 463 runs.
Sri Lanka's Vishwa Fernando appeals and gets the wicket of South Africa's Dean Elgar in the second over during day 1 of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Anesh DEBIKY / AFP)(AFP)
Sri Lanka's Vishwa Fernando appeals and gets the wicket of South Africa's Dean Elgar in the second over during day 1 of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Anesh DEBIKY / AFP)(AFP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vishwa Fernando castles Hashim Amla, scripts history in Port Elizabeth

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 11:45 AM IST
Fernando scalped the wickets of Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla and Duanne Olivier to return with outstanding figures of 3/62.
South Africa's Dale Steyn (L), Aiden Markram and Zubayr Hamza (R) celebrate the wicket of Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera during day 2 of the first test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 14, 2019(AFP)
South Africa's Dale Steyn (L), Aiden Markram and Zubayr Hamza (R) celebrate the wicket of Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera during day 2 of the first test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka held at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban on February 14, 2019(AFP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Hostile Dale Steyn grabs advantage for South Africa

Durban | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2019 09:49 PM IST
Steyn took four for 48 as South Africa took a first innings lead of 44. They stretched their lead to 170 by reaching 126 for four at the close.
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