Dean Elgar

Pat Cummins gives Australia the edge despite Elgar's unbeaten century

South Africa 266-8 at close on day one of third Test Elgar (121 not out) cracks 11th Test hundred<p>Dean Elgar scored an unbeaten century but an excellent spell of bowling from Australia seamer Pat Cummins restricted South Africa to 266 for eight at the close of play on the opening day of the third …

AB de Villiers

Dean Elgar 91 not out, South Africa 185-2 in third test against Australia

Australian captain Steve Smith takes a catch to dismiss Aiden Markram of South Africa on day one of the third test.<p>Dean Elgar and AB de Villiers put …

Sport (New Zealand)

De Villiers wicket was catalyst for turnaround: Cummins | Reuters

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Pat Cummins proved the catalyst for an huge change in fortunes for Australia as he halted a South African charge and left the hosts reeling at the close on the opening day of the third test on Thursday.<p>Cricket - South Africa vs Australia - Third Test - Newlands, Cape Town, …

South Africa

Elgar, Amla solid in Proteas recovery

2018-03-22 12:33<p>Dean Elgar (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - The Proteas recovered from an early wobble to go into lunch at <b>75/1</b> on the opening day of the third Test …

Sport (South Africa)

South Africa vs Australia, 3rd Test: Dean Elgar’s 121*, Pat Cummins’ 4-for ends topsy-turvy Day 1

Despite an unbeaten 121 from Dean Elgar, South Africa were on a shaky 266 for 8 courtesy Pat Cummins' late strikes.


Fresh controversy hits Aussie camp

Dean Elgar and AB de Villiers put the Australian attack to the sword and continually picked apart the gaps in the field on a terrific day for the …

Josh Hazlewood

Dean Elgar stands tall through Aussie aggression

Dean Elgar defied Australia’s aggressive bowling to keep South Africa on top at Newlands on Thursday.

Wilshere picks up latest injury, will miss Netherlands match

Wilshere picks up latest injury, will miss Netherlands match<p>Death, taxes, and an injury for Jack Wilshere.<p>Sadly, few things in English football are …


Morning mail: US sanctions on China reignite trade war fears

Friday: Donald Trump announces tariffs on $50bn worth of products, as China warns of retaliation. Plus: NSW energy future under scrutiny<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 23 March.<p>Top stories<p><b>The Trump administration has slapped trade</b> …

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How Pat Cummins took full advantage of AB's freebie

AB de Villiers was in typical cruise-control, scoring a breezy 64 and looking in firm control, but the Proteas paid a high cost when he inexplicably …

AB de Villiers

WATCH: Pat Cummins says he made a ‘mistake’ by standing on the ball

CAPE TOWN – Australian paceman Pat Cummins giggled nervously when he was questioned about standing on the ball during day one of the third Test …

AB de Villiers

Elgar, Amla steady Proteas at lunch after early wicket

Gritty batting by Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla steadied South Africa after the early loss of Aiden Markram at Newlands on Thursday.

Hashim Amla

South Africa v Australia scorecard

Scorecard from the third Test match between South Africa and Australia in Cape Town. Watch on Sky Sports Cricket.

Josh Hazlewood

SA v AUS: Pat Cummins spell lifts Australia late on day one

Pat Cummins feared being a passenger on what was shaping as a long day in the field for Australia, who started the third Test by losing the toss and …

AB de Villiers

Amla's seven deadly sins against Hazlewood

Proteas opener Dean Elgar notched an 11th Test ton but when AB de Villiers fell for 64, Pat Cummins opened the floodgates in a Newlands classic

AB de Villiers

South Africa vs Australia 3rd Test Scores

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa was 266-8 against Australia at stumps on day one of the third test at Newlands on Thursday.___South …

South Africa

Cummins channels big Merv in spell of heart and skill

5:40 PM BST<p>Cape Town, March 1994, and Merv Hughes plays the last of his 53 Test matches. Struggling for rhythm and still smarting from fines for …

AB de Villiers

Elgar explains emotional century celebrations

2018-03-22 19:56<p>Dean Elgar (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - <b>Dean Elgar</b> has played many big innings for South Africa over the years, but the celebrations that …

Sport (South Africa)

PICTURES: Elgar ecstatic in celebrating century

2018-03-22 19:25<p>Dean Elgar (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - Opener <b>Dean Elgar</b> anchored the Proteas on the first day of the third Test against Australia at …

Sport (South Africa)

The Kick-off: The sports stories you need to know this morning

<i>LIVE: Welcome to Fox Sports’ daily roundup of the stories you need to know about in the world of sports right now. Join us every weekday morning from</i> …

Sport (Australia)

Elgar: Cummins brought Aussies back into Test

2018-03-22 19:25<p>Pat Cummins (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - South Africa had their hero in <b>Dean Elgar</b>, but Australia had their own in <b>Pat Cummins</b> on day one of the …

Sport (South Africa)

Proteas’ first-knock frailty just drags on

2018-03-22 21:32<p>Faf du Plessis (Gallo)<p>Cape Town – What is the significance of January 23, 2016?<p>It was on that date, almost exactly 26 months ago, …

AB de Villiers

Steyn all but ruled out of final Wanderers Test

2018-03-22 18:48<p>Dale Steyn (Getty)<p>Cape Town - Proteas speed demon <b>Dale Steyn</b> will, in all likelihood, have to wait until the August away series …

Sport (South Africa)

Australia in SA: Rival skippers clash over Rabada decision

South African captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday hit back at his Australian counterpart Steve Smith’s criticism of the decision to overturn a ban on …

Kagiso Rabada

South Africa v/s Australia: Proteas opener Dean Elgar frustrated by 'silly, uncharacteristic' dismissals

South African opener Dean Elgar has admitted that he is letting himself down with what he describes as 'silly and uncharacteristic dismissals' so far …

Sports (India)

Australian cricket's behavioural record means extra scrutiny is inevitable

Steve Smith appears unsure how to break with the ‘ugly Aussie’ tag on this South African tour<p>As the Australian cricket team’s tour of South Africa descended into bickering and strife after the first Test, one of ESPNCricinfo’s most esteemed writers plotted a trail through some of this century’s …


Cameron Bancroft: Vernon Philander will have to deal with the consequences of Twitter controversy

THE war of words between Australia and South Africa is set to continue in the third Test, with the tourists keen to probe Vernon Philander about the …

Sport (Australia)

Kagiso Rabada wins appeal, has suspension overturned

Rabada had received three demerit points from Crowe for his brush of shoulders with Smith in the second Test, bringing his total to nine points, …

Kagiso Rabada

Lyon's Cape Town of contrasts

3:42 AM ET<p>As he prepares for his third Test in Cape Town, Nathan Lyon cannot have more conflicting memories of any other venue in the game.<p>In 2011, …

AB de Villiers

Elgar - Fans Are Missing a Fantastic Series!

[News24Wire] Cricket fans in South Africa are missing a good Test series.

AB de Villiers