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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

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

Duminy, Elgar tons set Australia huge target

Nov 5, 2016: JP Duminy and Dean Elgar batted through almost two sessions on day three, scoring centuries as they ground Australia down in the Perth heat

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

South Australia XI v South Africa, 1st day

Tons for du Plessis, Elgar; SA plunder 489

Oct 27, 2016: Dean Elgar's 117, du Plessis' 102, and the pair's 179-run stand helped South Africa score 489 in their final warm-up game before the Test series

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Elgar v Starc: a sequel to Johnson and Smith

Oct 20, 2016: Mitchell Starc has dominated left-hand batsmen; Dean Elgar has struggled against left-arm bowlers. Their contest could set the tone for the series

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 1st day

South Africa successfully tackle the unexpected

Aug 27, 2016: Faced with the injury to Dean Elgar on the eve of the second Test, South Africa responded in positive fashion to finish day one in a position of control

Firdose Moonda in Centurion

New Zealand in South Africa 2016

'We've to go back to the basics of our game' - Elgar

Aug 15, 2016: Some of the players who were lost to injury and form are set to return as South Africa seek to begin a climb back up the Test rankings

Firdose Moonda

Sunfoil Series 2015-16

Titans remain on top after tense draw

Apr 3, 2016: The match between table toppers Titans and third-placed Lions, billed as the title decider of the Sunfoil Series, ended in a tense draw at SuperSport Park

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in South Africa 2015-16

Rabada's star is born but too many passengers

Jan 27, 2016: South Africa had the leading run-scorer and wicket-taker in the four-match series against England but lost the series because there were not enough contributions from the rest

Firdose Moonda
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