On January 6, 2022, South Africa defeated India by 7 wickets in the second test of the three-game test series currently underway by the Johannesburg Rangers. On the fourth day of the test match, Proteas batsmen continued to pile up, especially after being eliminated in the first two quarters of the day.
Dean Elgar And Temba Bavuma remained undefeated because Proteas completed a historic victory over India and conducted another test in Cape Town from January 11th, and evened the series with a score of 1-1.
“I don’t know what is the right or wrong way to win a cricket match, but it’s all about doing basic things right. We have checked a lot of boxes correctly to make it 1-1. We are now confident Heading to Cape Town-it is not easy, the batsman has made up his mind. But thanks to our bowlers, their hard work is impressive. I haven’t seen the bruise (the blow he has received), But it’s a big motivation to play for your country. No matter what I’m going through, it’s important to see the bigger picture, and the bigger picture is to win the game for your country,” Elgar said in the introduction after the game.
Dean Elgar scored 96*, Rassie van der Dussen scored 40, and Temba Bavuma contributed 23* to complete 240 runs as South Africa defeated India at The Wanderers in Joburg for the first time. Dean Elgar was also named the best player of the game for his outstanding performance and leadership in the game.
“When you behave like this for four days, it really makes you forget the pain of doing so. We have conducted a lot of tests on our batsmen, and we have been working hard to find the right lineup for the right role. Candidates, who entrust people to their roles, and hit the ball in this way under not easy conditions make you happy. His way of hitting (Rassie van der Dussen) will go even better in his career Far, his way of hitting the ball (when he was 40) will lay the foundation for his future. Sometimes KG needs something to happen, RvVD’s catch, which makes him fall into a mindset, he wants to be inspired all the time. He wants to bowl well. As a captain, it’s a good thing for him to run around. It’s not easy, but the bowler did the job for me.” He added.
Not sure what will happen in Cape Town: Dean Elgar
The two sides will now face off in Cape Town on January 11, and the series will begin soon. Elgar said that although he has played a domestic game at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, he is still looking forward to the surface of the final test. He also said that entering the final test of the series level 1-1, the script could not be better written.
“I’m not sure what will happen to CT. I played a domestic game there and it was interesting to see what kind of surface they would give us. 1-1, South Africa against India, entering the final test, we can’t write better Script,” He signed it.