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Full name Michael Kelsey Elgie
Born March 6, 1933, Berea, Durban, Natal
Current age 81 years 179 days
Major teams South Africa, Natal
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|Test debut||South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Dec 8-12, 1961 scorecard|
|Last Test||South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town, Jan 1-4, 1962 scorecard|
Kim Elgie was a capable right-hand batsman and slow left-armer who played three Tests against New Zealand in 1961-62, with his only significant contribution coming at Johannesburg where he made 56. He achieved more in rugby, playing eight times as a centre for Scotland between 1954-55 and 1955-56 while studying at St Andrews.
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?