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South Africa

SA vs SL : Kagiso Rabada misses out with groin injury as South Africa call up three new faces

South Africa added major reinforcements to their squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka, to be played later this month, with Quinton de Kock taking over the...

Being South African captain would mean a lot to me: Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar, the left handed South African opening batsman and a frontrunner to be the new captain for South Africa in the longest format, expressed his desire to lead...

The challenge of opening the batting in Test Cricket and the modern-day openers who shine

In 2010, Sir Alastair Cook, the current leading run-scorer for England in Test cricket, was going through a rough patch in his home nation. In the two-match Test series...

Markram ‘not too desperate’ for captaincy of South Africa

Aiden Markram, the South African top order batsman, has stated that while he is keen on leading his country in Test Cricket, he is not too desperate about it. Markram...

4 possible Test captains for South Africa

South Africa are going through a transition. They haven’t had the best of times over the last 12-15 months. Irrespective of the format, the Proteas have struggled....

SA v ENG: Rory Burns and his Elgar-like grit and ugliness give England hope at Centurion 

  There’s just too much in common between Rory Burns and Dean Elgar. Both are left-handed openers. Both have unusual, uncanny batting techniques. Both score...

Dean Elgar calls tough Indian tour a “learning curve”

South Africa opener Dean Elgar says he got “stretched” as a cricketer and learned a lot more about himself during what has been a humbling India tour, part...

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India vs South Africa: Elgar, de Kock and a comeback to savour for the Proteas

A lofted six against Ashwin and Elgar completed his ton, his first in India. Again, a lofted six against Ashwin and de Kock registered his maiden Test century in Asia. A...

India vs South Africa: Dean Elgar credits county stint for success in 1st Test

Opener Dean Elgar said he may have made his best hundred for South Africa on Friday in the first Test against India here and credited county cricket, including his...

India vs South Africa Day 3: Jadeja becomes second fastest to 200 wickets in a day dominated by the Proteas

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja on Friday became the second fastest Indian to scalp 200 wickets in Test cricket during the opening match against South Africa here....