Dean Elgar and Christiaan Jonker start as the Proteas bowl first in the first ODI against Zimbabwe at the Diamond Oval.
Dean Elgar has been backed by Ottis Gibson as a ‘like-for-like’ replacement for Hashim Amla in ODIs.
Dean Elgar has been added to the Proteas’ ODI squad to take on Zimbabwe in place of the injured Hashim Amla.
Dean Elgar says his ability to absorb pressure allowed Faf du Plessis to play with freedom as the Proteas built a 611-run lead on day four of the final Test against Australia at the Wanderers.
Half-centuries from Faf du Plessis and Dean Elgar took the Proteas to 202-3 at lunch, with a 469-run lead over Australia on day four at the Wanderers.
Aiden Markram reached his fourth half-century as the Proteas flowed to 88-1 by lunch in the fourth Test against Australia at the Wanderers.
Proteas’ bowler Morne Morkel and opening batsman Dean Elgar have been rewarded for their impressive performances in the third Test against Australia.
Dean Elgar and AB de Villiers played some lovely shots as South Africa upped their run-rate against Australia and reached 185-2 by tea on day one of the third Test at Newlands.
Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla scored 69 for the second wicket as the Proteas recovered from 6-1 to 75-1 by lunch on day one of the third Test at Newlands.
Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla put on 43 runs for the third wicket as the Proteas reached lunch on 110-2 on day two of the second Test at St George’s Park.