newscricket28 days ago

AUS vs SA | Still have hunger and drive to lead Test team, claims Dean Elgar

South Africa Test captain Dean Elgar has remarked that he still has the hunger and desire to continue the national side in the longest format. Elgar further stated that he needs to get some time off from the sport to get back in touch and score with consistency in Test cricket for the country.
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newscricket28 days ago

AUS vs SA | Twitter reacts as South Africa avoid clean-sweep in Australia after rain and late resistance reward them for securing face-saving draw

A total of four session’s washout, coupled with their resistance on Day 5 of the third and final Test in Sydney, helped South Africa draw against Australia to escape a humiliating 3-0 whitewash. After being followed on, South Africa were 106/2 in the second innings when players shook hands.
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newscricket30 days ago

AUS vs SA | Twitter gets divided over honest Steve Smith’s potential ‘catch of the summer’ given not out by TV umpire due to soft signal

In Cricket, there are a few things that need to be improved in the future, especially regarding its technology and decision-making system. The debate around it sparked yet again on Saturday when Steve Smith’s spectacular attempted catch was given not out on the big screen only due to a soft signal.
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newscricket1 month ago

AUS vs SA | Would love for our guys to be exposed to more of this than beat team of similar strength, asserts Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar was brutal in his assessment of South Africa's performances in the ongoing Test series against Australia as he pinpointed a lack of courage with the bat after defeat in the second Test. The skipper however acknowledged the importance of the series in producing experienced campaigners.
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newscricket1 month ago

AUS vs SA | Twitter reacts as Marnus Labuschagne orchestrates Dean Elgar's run-out with rocket throw

Trying to sneak singles from the quality fielders who are placed within the 30-yard circle is always a risk in cricket and the batters might have to pay a heavy price for their bravery. Dean Elgar experienced the same when he was caught short of the crease by Marnus Labuschagne with a direct hit.
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newscricket1 month ago

AUS vs SA | Twitter reacts to 'lucky' Dean Elgar's survival despite ball clipping stumps

When a defensive shot from a batter rolls back onto his stumps, there are high chances of him getting dismissed with the ball hitting the wickets. However, Dean Elgar survived in his case against Australia after he defended a delivery near his feet and it rolled back onto the stumps.
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newscricket2 months ago

AUS vs SA | It wasn’t a very good Test wicket in Brisbane, claims Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar has slammed the Gabba pitch after Australia beat South Africa by six wickets inside two days in the first Test on Sunday stating that it wasn’t a good wicket for Tests. Elgar further added that the surface wasn’t a good advertisement for the longest formats as it concluded in no time.
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newscricket2 months ago

AUS vs SA | Twitter reacts to tactical genius Pat Cummins' Gabba gamble paying off to perfection

The big occasions call for the bold and the brave to step up to the plate and make decisions that might decide their legacy for years to come. Pat Cummins took on the challenge by opting to bowl first on a tricky Gabba pitch, despite his counterpart wanting to bat, and Australia reaped the rewards.
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newscricket3 months ago

AUS vs SA 2022 | Rassie van der Dussen returns to South Africa squad for Australia Tests

Rassie van der Dussen has been included in South Africa’s 16-member squad for the upcoming three-match Test series in Australia, set to begin on December 17 in Brisbane. Gerald Coetzee, who had an excellent domestic season, has earned his maiden Test call-up while Theunis de Bruyn has been recalled.
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newscricket5 months ago

ENG vs SA | Lack of exposure to UK conditions played part in series loss, states Dean Elgar

South Africa Test captain Dean Elgar believes that lack of experience in English conditions played a major role in South Africa’s series defeat to England by 1-2. Elgar also added that it was tough for batters as the ball was swinging and nipping throughout the course of the three-match series.
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