Proteas opening batsman Dean Elgar has agreed to join English county side Somerset as an overseas player, retaining his links with the national side.
The Proteas lost two quick wickets as they battled to 79 for two at lunch on the first day of the third Test against Sri Lanka, at the Wanderers on Thursday, writes MARK SALTER.
Dean Elgar welcomed a career-best score and and Quinton de Kock a complementary milestone, as South Africa climbed to a formidable 297 for six on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands in Cape Town on Monday.
Aussie paceman Josh Hazlewood admits that he is searching for an answer to the Proteas’ reverse-swing bowling.
Centuries from JP Duminy and Dean Elgar, in a partnership of 250, put the Proteas in a dominant position on day three of the first Test against Australia on Saturday. On that foundation, the Proteas ended the day on 390-6, with Quinton de Kock on 16 and Vernon Philander on 23. But the day belonged to Duminy and Elgar. They lifted the Proteas from a… Read more →