Dean Elgar

Virat Kohli: India captain becomes world number one Test batsman

<b>Virat Kohli has become the number one Test batsman in the world following his century in India's 31-run defeat by England at Edgbaston.</b><p>The India captain, who has moved to the top of the International Cricket Council rankings, scored 149 not out in the first innings and 51 in the second.<p>Kohli, 29, …

Virat Kohli

Sport24.co.za | Rabada no longer No 1, Steyn drops to lowest ranking

Kagiso Rabada is no longer the world's No 1 Test bowler, according to the latest ICC rankings following the Proteas' heavy series defeat to Sri Lanka.

Sport (South Africa)

Cricket: South Africa sent spinning towards defeat as Sri Lanka sense sweep

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's formidable battery of tireless spinners bowled them to within five wickets of a 2-0 series sweep over South Africa as the tourists continued to struggle against the turning ball in the second and final test on Sunday.<p>Chasing an improbable target of 490 to level the …

Sri Lanka

South Africa set 490 after Sri Lanka declare

COLOMBO (Reuters) - South Africa have been set an unlikely target of 490 runs to win the second test and draw the two-match series after Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 275 for five on Sunday.<p>Cricket - Sri Lanka v South Africa -Second Test Match - Colombo, Sri Lanka - July 22, 2018 - …

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka close in on whitewash of South Africa

By stumps, Sri Lanka's spinners had ripped their way through the Proteas batsmen yet again to leave them reeling on 139 for 5 in pursuit of an …

Sri Lanka

Luck flows South Africa's way but heavy defeat looms still

Dean Elgar survived two spilled catches and being dismissed by what turned out to be a no-ball‚ Aiden Markram was dropped‚ and Sri Lanka’s bowlers …

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka edge closer to whitewash after ripping through Proteas batsmen

COLOMBO – Sri Lanka closed in on a series whitewash against South Africa on Friday, leaving the visitors five down and with a mountain to climb on …

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka vs South Africa, LIVE Cricket Score, 2nd Test, Day 1 at Colombo- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Toggle between tabs for ball-by-ball commentary and live scorecard</b><p><b>Colombo:</b> Sri Lanka captain Suranga Lakmal won the toss and elected to bat in the …

Sri Lanka

Elgar 'humbled and proud' to join 50 Test club

2018-07-18 20:02<p>Dean Elgar (AP)<p>Cape Town - Proteas opening batsman <b>Dean Elgar</b> says that he is "very proud and extremely honoured" to be a part of the …

Sport (South Africa)

Cricket - Sri Lanka win toss and bat against South Africa

(Reuters) - Sri Lanka’s stand-in captain Suranga Lakmal won the toss and decided to bat in the opening test of the two-match series against South Africa in Galle on Thursday.<p>Cricket - Sri Lanka v South Africa - First Test Match - Galle, Sri Lanka - July 12, 2018 - South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi (R) …

Sri Lanka

Dean Elgar: South Africa batsman to return to Surrey for run-in

<b>South Africa batsman Dean Elgar will return to Division One leaders Surrey for their last five Championship games.</b><p>The 31-year-old scored 173 runs at an average of 34.60 in three first-class appearances for the south London side earlier this season.<p>Surrey are top of the Division One table, with …

International Cricket Council

WATCH: Is Dean Elgar possibly the next AB?

As the Proteas ponder who’ll take AB de Villiers’ spot in the batting order, especially in one-day cricket, the focus has very much been on which …

Cricket

Dean Elgar may make it to the ODI squad, says Ottis Gibson

Dean Elgar © Getty ImagesSouth Africa coach Ottis Gibson has hinted that Test opener Dean Elgar could make a return to the ODI squad ahead of the …

Cricket

Elgar set to join Morne Morkel at Surrey

2018-04-12 13:46<p>Dean Elgar (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - Proteas opener <b>Dean Elgar</b> looks set to join former team-mate <b>Morne Morkel</b> for a county stint at …

Sport (South Africa)

Dean Elgar: South Africa opening batsman joins Surrey for start of season

<b>Surrey have signed South Africa batsman Dean Elgar as an overseas player for the first two months of the season.</b><p>The 30-year-old left-handed opener has played 49 Test matches for the Proteas, averaging 42.58 with the bat.<p>Elgar will join the south London side ahead of their opening game against …

South Africa

#SAvAUS Day 4: Plays of the day

JOHANNESBURG – As we head into the final day and with South Africa on the brink of cricketing history, Stuart Hess looks at some of the plays of the …

Sport (South Africa)

Black Caps jump ahead of Australia

Australia's batting capitulation on Tuesday has seen them slide to fourth in the ICC Test rankings, with New Zealand jumping ahead of them into third …

Cricket

South Africa vs Australia: Dean Elgar casts doubts on visitors keeping up new-found 'nice guy' image- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Johannesburg:</b> South African batsman Dean Elgar said on Monday that he has doubts whether Australia's new-found nice-guy image will last.<p>New captain …

Ball Tampering

'It's odd': Elgar confused by Aussies' new approach

South African batsman Dean Elgar said on Monday that he has doubts whether Australia's new-found nice-guy image will last.<p>New captain Tim Paine …

Ndamukong Suh

South Africa v Australia 4th Test: Proteas call Aussie charm offensive odd and say it won’t last

SOUTH Africa opener Dean Elgar has baited the Aussies to return to their sledging ways, declaring “nice guys come second”.

Cricket

Australia v South Africa: Dean Elgar takes stunning catch to dismiss Tim Paine in Johannesburg

Things are continuing to fall South Africa's way in their explosive Test series against Australia, with opening batsman Dean Elgar taking a miracle …

Sport (Australia)

Injuries prompt South Africa to bat on

Injuries emerged as a key factor as South Africa batted on despite holding a huge lead on the fourth day of the fourth Test against Australia at the …

Kagiso Rabada

Dean Elgar doubts Australia can keep up ‘nice guy’ approach as South Africa close in on fourth Test

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar doubts Australia can keep up their “docile” approach to Test cricket as the tourists slip towards a heavy …

Sports (India)

South Africa’s Dean Elgar takes ‘catch of the series’ to dismiss Australian captain Tim Paine

STAND down: we’ve seen the best catch of 2018 and will accept no further entries.<p>South Africa’s Dean Elgar took one of the greatest catches you will …

South Africa

South Africa vs Australia: Dean Elgar grabs ‘catch of the series’, watch video

Sprinting backwards Elgar kept the ball in his vision and just when it seemed like it was going away from him, flung himself forward and grabbed the …

Dean Elgar helps South Africa steam into formidable lead over Australia

South Africa’s opener Dean Elgar dropped anchor to help steer his team to 134 for three at the close of the third day of the fourth and final Test against Australia, giving them a daunting lead of 401 runs. Elgar had scored 39 from 158 balls in their second innings as the home side look to build an …

Sports (India)

WATCH: Elgar pulls off a stunner to dismiss Paine

2018-04-01 15:03<p>Cape Town - Proteas opening batsman <b>Dean Elgar</b> took probably the catch of the series during Day 3 of the fourth and final Test against …

Sport (South Africa)

SAvENG 4th Test: Dean Elgar anchors second innings as South Africa build massive lead

South Africa opener Dean Elgar dropped anchor to steer his side to 134 for three in their second innings at the close of the third day of the fourth …

India News

Australia find the will to fight after Markram 152

Aiden Markram capitalised on a bowling line-up lacking penetration, making 152, his highest Test score, and strengthening South Africa's position in …

Sports (India)

South Africa aim to farewell Morkel with historic series win

Despite the tumult of the ball-tampering controversy, Australia have a Test to play, and a record of not having lost a series in South Africa since …

South Africa