Dean Elgar

  • Proteas opener Dean Elgar reprimanded after hitting stumps August 13, 2014

    Harare: South Africa opener Dean Elgar has been reprimanded for reacting angrily to his dismissal on the fourth day of the oneoff Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Tuesday. Edgar, who hit a stump with his bat after being cleaned up by Zimbabwean mediumpacer Tendai Chatara during South Africa's 41run winning...
  • South Africa make slow progress against Zimbabwe on Day 2 August 10, 2014

    Harare: Faf du Plessis and Dean Elgar made halfcenturies on Sunday as topranked South Africa slowly chased down Zimbabwe in the oneoff Test at Harare Sports Club. Du Plessis was 69 not out and opener Elgar earlier made 61 to take South Africa to 201 for 4 by stumps on the...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3 July 18, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page). Day 2 roundup: JeanPaul Duminy came up with a timely century Thursday that helped South Africa declare their first innings at a formidable 455 for 9 on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. The lefthander was unbeaten...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 2 July 17, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day One Highlights: Opener Dean Elgar smashed a century before Sri Lanka pegged back South Africa with four key wickets late on the opening day of the first Test in Galle on Wednesday. The visitors were cruising at one stage after...
  • 1st Test: Late wickets hurt South Africa on Day 1, bring Sri Lanka back July 16, 2014

    Galle: Opener Dean Elgar notched a superb 103 on Wednesday as South Africa reached 268 for 5 on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Elgar dominated both pace and spin bowling to smash 11 fours and three sixes during his 187ball knock and was supported well by...
  • Elgar replaces Smith in list of contracted players March 7, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has named Dean Elgar in the list of its contracted players, in place of the retired Test captain Graeme Smith. Smith, who was on the list of contracted players for 2014-15 season, retired from all forms of cricket after the third and final Test against Australia...
  • Selection posers for victorious South Africa February 25, 2014

    Cape Town: South Africa face a selection dilemma ahead of the decisive third Test against Australia, starting at Newlands Saturday, despite a convincing 231-run second Test win in Port Elizabeth, At least two changes seem likely, and the uncertainty of the selectors about their final eleven was indicated by their naming...
  • 2nd Test: Australia take late wickets, South Africa 214 for 5 on Day 1 February 20, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: Australia showed patience on a sluggish pitch to take two late wickets and reclaim control over South Africa on the first day of the second Test on Thursday. Spinners Nathan Lyon, who took 2 for 47, and Steve Smith removed Dean Elgar for 83 and Quinton de Kock cheaply...
  • As it happened: Live updates: South Africa A vs India A, Day 3 August 19, 2013

    After 98.3 overs (Stumps): South Africa A 312 for 9 at the end of Day 3, trailing India A by 270 runs. JeanPaul Duminy was dismissed by Suresh Raina for 84, after the batsman edged a delivery to wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha. Duminy and Kyle Abbott had put on 32 runs...
  • Finch century in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A August 10, 2013

    Pretoria: Captain Aaron Finch's 119 went in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A by 19 runs in a roundrobin match of the triseries here on Saturday. Opener Finch ran out of partners and he was the last man out in Australia A's run chase of 253 for a win....
  • McLaren among four to get new CSA contracts March 12, 2013

    Cape Town: South Africa have given national contracts to four new players - Dean Elgar, Rory Kleinveldt, Marchant de Lange and Aaron Phagiso - in a bid to improve the national side's performance, Cricket South Africa announced on Tuesday. Ryan McLaren was re-awarded a contract after missing out over the last...
  • Kallis rested for ODIs against England July 25, 2012

    Johannesburg: Jacques Kallis has been omitted from South Africa's oneday squad for the series against England so he can rest before the World Twenty20, Cricket South Africa said on Wednesday. The 36yearold Kallis, a veteran of 321 ODIs, was replaced in the 15man squad by new cap Dean Elgar. South Africa will...
  • Boucher axed as South Africa make ODI changes December 31, 2011

    Johannesburg: Wicketkeeper Mark Boucher was one of three players dropped on Friday when South Africa named their squad for next month's oneday internationals against Sri Lanka. Boucher, 35, who holds the world record for most Test dismissals (540), batsman David Miller and legspinner Imran Tahir have paid the price for...