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Four six-fors in a Test, and the highest last-wicket stand in ODIs

Mar 14, 2017: Also: who missed the largest number of Tests over the course of a career?

Steven Lynch

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin, 5th day

New Zealand assess injury list as rain ends closely-fought contest

Mar 12, 2017: As forecast the rain swept into Dunedin and washed out what could have been an intriguing final day to the first Test

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin, 4th day

Elgar, du Plessis drive SA on attritional day

Mar 11, 2017: South Africa, who could barely push their scoring rate above two-an-over, closed with a lead of 191 and four wickets in hand

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin, 1st day

Wagner has been able to create chances - Hesson

Mar 8, 2017: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said that on a pitch that did not provide a lot of assistance the side needed a bowler who could create opportunities, something Neil Wagner had done consistently

Firdose Moonda in Dunedin

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin, 1st day

Elgar embraces a different challenge

Mar 8, 2017: The first day in Dunedin was a challenge quite different to any of those Dean Elgar had overcome before. This situation called for a different kind of application: a unique combination of stubbornness and resourcefulness that Elgar embodies

Firdose Moonda in Dunedin

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin

Elgar and Wagner revive their schoolboy 'hate'

Mar 6, 2017: They haven't come across each other much since their careers developed on opposing sides of the world, but it should be a feisty battle between New Zealand's bouncer-happy quick and South Africa's stubborn opener

Firdose Moonda in Dunedin

South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

Bat, ball, keeper, spinners: how South Africa and New Zealand stack up

Mar 6, 2017: It's the No. 3 side versus the No. 5, so, in rankings at least, there is not much between the two sides

Andrew McGlashan

County news

Elgar resists Kolpak move, joins Somerset as overseas

Jan 18, 2017: Dean Elgar has resisted the temptation to join the exodus from South African cricket with a Kolpak deal having agreed to re-join Somerset as an overseas player

George Dobell

South Africa news

Elgar believes bowling can aid ODI comeback bid

Jan 15, 2017: Fresh off a Man-of-the-Series performance against Sri Lanka, Dean Elgar is eyeing a spot in the one-day set-up with a view to staking a claim for the Champions Trophy and eventually the next World Cup

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

SA attack feasts on weaknesses, but Bavuma form a concern

Jan 15, 2017: It quickly became a one-sided series as South Africa made the most of home advantage. ESPNcricinfo assesses those who took part

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka in South Africa, 2016-17

'We want to play an expansive brand of cricket'

Jan 15, 2017: Coach Russell Domingo talks about South Africa's recovery from the slump they fell into in 2015-16, and what he expects from the coming year

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Mathews calls on batsmen to ape Elgar's patient approach

Jan 5, 2017: Angelo Mathews has called on his batsmen to take a cue from Dean Elgar on how to bat in seaming conditions, after Sri Lanka were blown away in the Newlands Test, losing by 282 runs

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Newlands

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

South Africa close in on series victory

Jan 4, 2017: South Africa made inevitable progress towards the victory in Cape Town that would bring them a Test series win against a Sri Lanka side whose batting naivety has become more apparent as the series progresses

The Report by David Hopps

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

No hiding that the grass is greener for South Africa

Jan 2, 2017: Dean Elgar has defended South Africa's use of home advantage, as they look to minimise the influence Rangana Herath could have

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Frustrated Elgar finds satisfaction in the long haul

Jan 2, 2017: Dean Elgar averages under 40 and he wants to change that. He wants to be more consistent as he continues to establish himself as South Africa's senior opener

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Elgar tames South Africa's monster

Jan 2, 2017: South Africa's preferred green pitch almost backfired on them on day one at Newlands. A typically determined Dean Elgar made sure it didn't

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Elgar's ton anchors South Africa's recovery

Jan 2, 2017: The serious demeanour of Dean Elgar, a batsman not given to fripperies, dominated the opening day of the second Test at Newlands as Sri Lanka failed to gain lasting benefit from a good bowling day

The Report by David Hopps

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Elgar hopeful Stephen Cook will fire in Hobart

Nov 10, 2016: The South Africa opener believes his partner will be desperate to get among the runs and can take confidence from the side's win in the first Test

Firdose Moonda in Hobart

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 3rd day

Twin centuries cap memorable return

Nov 5, 2016: JP Duminy and Dean Elgar debuted at the WACA, with contrasting success, but they made themselves at home this time around

Firdose Moonda at the WACA

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 3rd day

Elgar's best, Duminy's second-best

Nov 5, 2016: All the key numbers from the third day of the WACA Test, where Dean Elgar and JP Duminy starred at the venue where they debuted

Bharath Seervi
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