I don’t want to lose, says more chilled Elgar

The Proteas’ stand-in skipper wants to break his captaincy win duck, but also enjoy the experience more this time.

Dean Elgar has a simple objective in his second Test as the Proteas' stand-in skipper.

I don’t want to lose, says more chilled Elgar
I don’t want to lose, says more chilled Elgar

I don’t want to lose, says more chilled Elgar

The Proteas’ stand-in skipper wants to break his captaincy win duck, but also enjoy the experience more this time.

Elgar very much aware of the ‘Faf’ trap

Elgar very much aware of the ‘Faf’ trap

The Proteas stand-in skipper knows he’ll have to keep an eye on the over rate at the Wanderers.
Rassie’s rise continues

Rassie’s rise continues

The Highveld Lions star profits from the Proteas’ willingness to still experiment before the World Cup.
Disrupted Proteas aiming for a clean sweep

Disrupted Proteas aiming for a clean sweep

But they are missing inspirational skipper Faf du Plessis for the battle at the Wanderers.
Reliable Albie waves goodbye

Reliable Albie waves goodbye

The former Proteas all-rounder had his critics, but was adored in India and differentiated himself as a dynamic T20 performer.
‘Clumsy’ Hamza ignores the noise to reach his Proteas dream

‘Clumsy’ Hamza ignores the noise to reach his Proteas dream

The young boy once covered in fish oil after playing soccer was told he should rather do karate. He didn’t listen.
All you need to know about new Protea Pieter Malan

All you need to know about new Protea Pieter Malan

The Cobras opener is on standby for the Wanderers Test against Pakistan. He’s certainly taken the long road to get there.
Ottis: SA pitches aren’t ‘terrible’

Ottis: SA pitches aren’t ‘terrible’

The Proteas coach weighs in on the issue after his Pakistan counterpart, Mickey Arthur, criticised the state of affairs during the Newlands Test.
Faf names his two unsung Protea heroes after Newlands

Faf names his two unsung Protea heroes after Newlands

It might’ve been a bittersweet Test for the South African cricket captain but he believes he shouldn’t be hogging all the attention.
SA want respect for ‘positive’ cricket after Du Plessis banned

SA want respect for ‘positive’ cricket after Du Plessis banned

The South African team management on Sunday called for flexibility in dealing with over-rate regulations following a one-match ban imposed on captain Faf du Plessis.
Faf du Plessis suspended for third Test

Faf du Plessis suspended for third Test

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis was on Sunday suspended for one Test because of his team’s slow over rate as they beat Pakistan in Cape Town.
A tale of two captains

A tale of two captains

Comments from the Pakistani and Proteas captains were very illustrative of their differing fortunes.
South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets to clinch series

South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets to clinch series

South Africa beat Pakistan by nine wickets on the fourth day of the second Test at Newlands on Sunday.
I’ve never seen anything like that before – Rabada

I’ve never seen anything like that before – Rabada

The final minutes of day three at Newlands against Pakistan will remain a highlight of the second test.
Pakistan bowled out, Proteas need just 41 runs tomorrow to win

Pakistan bowled out, Proteas need just 41 runs tomorrow to win

A no ball right at the end of the day ensured a lot of drama.
Newlands pitch not fit for Test cricket – Mickey Arthur

Newlands pitch not fit for Test cricket – Mickey Arthur

Temba Bavuma said although the pitch was tough, it could not be called dangerous.
Du Plessis, Bavuma give Proteas handsome lead

Du Plessis, Bavuma give Proteas handsome lead

Faf du Plessis made 103, his ninth Test century, as South Africa reached 382 for six at the close, a lead of 205 runs.
Herschelle Gibbs’ world ODI record of six sixes still intact

Herschelle Gibbs’ world ODI record of six sixes still intact

Gibbs smashed the six-sixes over milestone at the 2007 World Cup at St Kitts in the West Indies against the bowling of the Netherlands’ Daan van Bunge.
Pakistan under the whip again, SA domination at Newlands points to series win

Pakistan under the whip again, SA domination at Newlands points to series win

South Africa’s foursome of fast bowlers wreaked havoc and two sessions later dismissed the opposition for a mere 177 runs.
South Africa take first innings lead over Pakistan

South Africa take first innings lead over Pakistan

South Africa moved into a first innings lead during a tense second morning of the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands on Friday.
Newlands pitch a threat to batsmen, Masood agrees

Newlands pitch a threat to batsmen, Masood agrees

The inconsistent bounce was why Pakistan’s batsmen had struggled yet again against the potent Proteas attack, he said.
South Africa on top as bowlers, Markram hurt Pakistan

South Africa on top as bowlers, Markram hurt Pakistan

Duanne Olivier followed up a match-winning performance in the first Test in Centurion, while Dale Steyn took three for 48.
Pakistan (75/5*) in deep trouble against SA at lunch on Day 1 at Newlands

Pakistan (75/5*) in deep trouble against SA at lunch on Day 1 at Newlands

Pakistan were in deep trouble against South Africa at lunch on Day 1 at Newlands where the tourists were 75/5* after 25 overs at the end the morning session.
SA win toss and opt to field

SA win toss and opt to field

The spinner Keshav Maharaj was dropped for the fit-again Vernon Philander in the only change n the SA team. Teams: 

 

 

 

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