Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram go into a two-Test series against the Windies needing to rehabilitate an opening partnership that is rich in potential but lacks in consistency of delivery, writes RYAN VREDE.
Proteas Test captain Dean Elgar has hinted that Knights batsman Keegan Petersen is likely to be given a chance in the top order for the upcoming tour of the West Indies.
Proteas opener Aiden Markram says he is encouraged and excited about Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma’s new appointments as respective Test and limited-overs captains.
Theunis de Bruyn was unbeaten at stumps, while Dean Elgar scored another half-century to give the Titans hope of victory over the Cape Cobras on day three of the 4-Day Franchise Series.
Titans batsman Dean Elgar is expecting a strong and intense start to the 4-Day Franchise Series when the new season kicks off in a little under two weeks.
Proteas opening batsman Dean Elgar openly says he will consider taking up the role as new Test captain should CSA present him with the opportunity.
Opening batsman Dean Elgar says the Proteas struggled to gain consistency in the recent Test series against England, which was convincingly won by Joe Root’s men.
Proteas opener Dean Elgar spoke before the start of play on Saturday about the challenges the Proteas will face to get something from the third Test match between South Africa and England in Port Elizabeth.
Daniel Gallan catches up with Dean Elgar, who is currently plying his trade with English county Surrey.
Dean Elgar will captain the Proteas in the final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers, while Pieter Malan will be on standby as an Aiden Markram replacement.
Proteas opening batsman Dean Elgar admits that luck played its part in the Proteas’ six-wicket win against Pakistan in the Centurion Boxing Day Test.
Proteas batsman Dean Elgar joked that he deserves a raise in pay for the punishment he receives as an opening batter.
Dean Elgar believes the pace and bounce at Centurion will hassle Pakistan as the players make their final preparations for the first Test on Boxing Day.
Dean Elgar has been backed by Ottis Gibson as a ‘like-for-like’ replacement for Hashim Amla in ODIs.
Dean Elgar’s ODI call-up has blocked the opportunity for new talent to be discovered, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.