Rilee Rossouw emerged triumphant from a head-to-head battle with Dean Elgar as both scored nineties in the One-Day Cup.
Dean Elgar is to join Morne Morkel at Surrey on a short-term contract to cover for the injured Mitchell Marsh.
Australia coach Darren Lehmann believes the ‘go-slow’ session by Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla in the second Test was the perfect innings.
Dean Elgar is preparing to put his battered body on the line for the Titans in the Momentum One-Day Cup semi-final against the Warriors on Tuesday.
Quinton de Kock’s struggles with the bat were reflected by the ICC’s latest Test rankings, which dropped him seven places to 27th.
Quinton de Kock has been named in both the ICC Test team and the One-Day outfit for 2017.
Dean Elgar, after an excellent 2017, would open the batting with David Warner in an official Cricket Australia Test dream team.
Dean Elgar carried his bat through to the declaration, scoring a massive 237 as the Titans ran up 500-6 against the Dolphins in Pietermaritzburg.
Aiden Markram, cruelly denied a hundred on debut by a run-out last time out, passed the magic milestone in Bloemfontein as the Proteas went to tea on 256-1.
As they did in the first Test, Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram stamped their authority on the match in Bloemfontein, going into lunch on 126-0.
Hashim Amla and Dean Elgar have moved up the ICC Test Player Rankings after notching fine centuries in the first Test against Bangladesh in Potchefstroom.
Aiden Markram is in form when he is well balanced.
Untroubled and untested, Dean Elgar led the way as the Proteas laid a 298-1 foundation against Bangladesh in the first Test.
An opening partnership of 99 by Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram set a solid platform for the Proteas at lunch on day one of the Test in Potchefstroom.
Dean Elgar, the most settled Proteas opener for some time, is desperate to find a solid partner for the good of the team’s batting.