SA vs IND 2023-24: Dean Elgar could not show his strength with the bat in the farewell test, but the respect he received from the South Africa team brought tears to his eyes.

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Dean Elgar failed to play a big innings against India in the Cape Town Test.

Dean Elgar. (Image Source: X)

India’s tour of South Africa 2023-24, SA vs IND: South Africa’s stand-in captain Dean Elgar (Dean Elgar) Today i.e. on 4th January, he was seen playing international cricket for his country for the last time.

Let us tell you, Team India defeated South Africa by seven wickets in Cape Town and leveled the Test series 1-1. On the other hand, Dean Elgar has retired from Test cricket with the second and final played between South Africa and India at the Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town.

South Africa team gave guard of honor to Dean Elgar in SA vs IND second test

Meanwhile, Dean Elgar was given a guard of honor by his teammates as he took the field for the last time as a Proteas cricketer on the second day of the South Africa vs India second Test in Cape Town on January 4. This was a very emotional moment for the veteran cricketer.

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Elgar, who announced his retirement from international cricket before the start of the home Test series against the Indian cricket team, was given a warm welcome by the fans at the Newlands Cricket Ground. The South African captain also accepted the greetings of the fans by waving his hand and thanked them.

After which the South African cricket team gave him a guard of honor in honor of Dean Elgar at Newlands Cricket Ground. During this time, the star batsman was looking happy and emotional, the video of which is now going viral on social media.

Watch the viral video here –

Let us tell you, 36-year-old Elgar, who played a match-winning innings of 186 runs in the Centurion Test against India, failed to play a big innings in the Cape Town Test. South Africa’s stand-in captain scored only 4 and 12 in the two innings of the second Test. Scored runs. He finished his career with 5331 runs in 85 Test matches. Elgar scored a total of 14 centuries and 23 Test half-centuries in his Test career.



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