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India thrash South Africa in Ranchi Test, clinch Test series 3-0

India are now scheduled to play Bangladesh in the two-Test series beginning November 14.

Oct 22, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

Ranchi Test: Dean Elgar retires hurt after blow on helmet by Umesh Yadav

In the 10th over of South Africa's second innings, Elgar, who was batting on 16, was struck on his helmet by a fierce bouncer from Umesh.

Oct 21, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

1st Test Day 4: South Africa 11/1 at stumps, trail India by 384 runs

At stumps of Day 3, South Africa had reduced their first-innings gap to 117 runs, with Senuran Muthusamy (12) and Keshav Maharaj (three) batting at the crease. 

Oct 05, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

Vizag Test: Ravichandran Ashwin's fifer puts India on top after Dean Elgar-Quinton de Kock tons

Dean Elgar (160) and Quinton de Kock (111) scored centuries on Day 3 of the first Test between India and South Africa at the ACA-VDCA Stadium, but R. Ashwin finished with his 27th fifer to bring the hosts right back into the game on Friday.

Oct 04, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

South Africa ease to series-clinching victory over Pakistan

Pakistan will take positives from the second test where they avoided an innings defeat with a stout batting performance on Saturday to force the match into a fourth day.

Jan 06, 2019, 15:26 PM IST

Dean Elgar doubts Australia can keep up 'nice guy' approach

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar doubts Australia can keep up their "docile" approach to Test cricket as the tourists slip towards a heavy defeat and a series loss in the fourth and final Test at the Wanderers.

Apr 02, 2018, 23:13 PM IST

Australia need a massive 612 to win Johannesburg Test

Captain Faf du Plessis ended his run of low scores with a classy century, but fitness concerns over all three seamers made South Africa bat until tea before declaring on the fourth day of the final Test against Australia on Monday.

Apr 02, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

Johannesburg Test: Injury-stricken Tim Paine hails battling Australia

Australian captain Tim Paine praised the fight shown by his team after they had the better of the third day of the fourth Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday, helped by his 62 despite batting with a broken thumb.

Apr 01, 2018, 23:16 PM IST

Johannesburg Test, Day 3: South Africa build up 401-run lead over battling Australia

South Africa moved into a powerful position despite a fightback by Australia and an injury to fast bowler Morne Morkel on the third day of the fourth Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.

Apr 01, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Watch: Dean Elgar's 'Superman' catch ends Tim Paine's brave innings in style

Dean Elgar stole the show early in the second session of day three of the fourth and final Test between South Africa and Australia at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday. 

Apr 01, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Dean Elgar sets batting world record for South Africa

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar equalled a world record when he carried his bat through a completed innings for the third time as his team were bowled out for 311 on the second day of the third Test against Australia on Friday.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

3rd Test, South Africa vs Australia: Pat Cummins makes it Australia's day after Dean Elgar's ton

Dean Elgar scored an unbeaten century but an excellent spell of bowling from Australia seamer Pat Cummins restricted South Africa to 266/8 at the close of play on the opening day of the third Test at Newlands on Thursday.

Mar 22, 2018, 22:11 PM IST

South Africa ride on AB de Villiers fifty to take lead in second Test against Australia

The home side have a narrow advantage of 20 runs with the brilliant De Villiers on 74 from 81 balls and all-rounder Vernon Philander to resume on 14 in the search for what could be crucial first innings runs in an engrossing contest.

Mar 10, 2018, 22:05 PM IST

Australia strike back after Hashim Amla, Dean Elgar post fifties to take South Africa to 153/2 at tea

South Africa were 153 for two at tea in reply to Australia's first innings of 243, with Elgar and Amla unbeaten on 57 and 54 respectively. 

Mar 10, 2018, 19:06 PM IST

Hashim Amla, Dean Elgar steady as South Africa 110/2 at lunch on Day Two

Elgar is not out 38 from 108 balls, having put on 43 for the third wicket with Hashim Amla, who has 31 from 71 balls, as they reduced Australia’s first innings lead to 133 runs to take the ascendancy in the Test.

Mar 10, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

South Africa vs Australia: Spinners could hold key to victory, says Dean Elgar

South Africa’s opening batsman Dean Elgar believes spinners could prove decisive in their home series against Australia, which has been hyped as potentially a blood-curdling battle between the two teams’ pace attacks.

Feb 28, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Wanderers Test should have been called off, says Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar’s gritty innings also came for effusive praise from his captain Faf du Plessis.

Jan 28, 2018, 14:58 PM IST

India outplayed us in third Test: South Africa captain Du Plessis

South Africa captain applauded India for their victory in the third and final Test on Saturday.

Jan 28, 2018, 01:00 AM IST

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli terms performance of bowlers as the biggest positive

India salvaged lost pride by pulling off a dramatic 63-run win against South Africa in the third Test on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2018, 23:58 PM IST

India retain ICC Test Championship mace after dramatic win over South Africa in final Test

India pulled off a 63-run win against South Africa in the third Test on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2018, 23:28 PM IST