Dean Elgar lost wickets in the first innings (4 runs) and in the second innings (12 runs).
Dean Elgar and Virat Kohli: South Africa and India The second test match between is being played in an exciting manner in Cape Town. South African captain Dean Elgar who is playing the last Test match of his career. In this match, Dean Elgar won the toss and decided to bat. The team was all out for 55 runs in the first innings. Dean Elgar lost wickets in the first innings (4 runs) and in the second innings (12 runs).
Dean Elgar could not make the last Test match memorable. Virat Kohli took a brilliant catch and showed Dean Elgar the way to the pavilion. But Virat Kohli also did a special thing, the video of which is going viral on social media.
Virat Kohli bowed in respect of Dean Elgar
In the 11th over, Virat Kohli caught Dean Elgar off the ball of Mukesh Kumar, and his brilliant career came to an end. After catching the catch, Virat Kohli bowed in respect to Dean Elgar and hugged him. Virat Kohli also prohibited his fellow players from celebrating. The Indian players present in the field were also seen clapping in honor of Dean Elgar and shaking hands with him. Dean Elgar also thanked the fans present in the stadium and proceeded towards the dressing room for the last time.
Watch that video here-
Virat Kohli was bowing down to Dean Elgar and asked team not to celebrate his wicket because it’s his last test match Innings. You can’t hate this man. pic.twitter.com/5lEZnlAct0
— Sayam Ahmad (@sayam_ahmad_) January 3, 2024
Dean Elgar’s career has been like this
Dean Elgar made his Test debut against Australia at the WACA Ground on 30 November 2012. Dean Elgar has scored 5347 runs in 152 innings of 86 matches at an average of 37.65 and strike rate of 47.78. His highest score in test is 199 runs. Whereas Dean Elgar made his ODI debut against England in 2012. He has scored 104 runs in 8 matches at an average of 17.33 and strike rate of 58.76. His highest score in ODI is 42 runs.
Talking about the third Test match between South Africa and India, after the first day’s play, South Africa has scored 62 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in the second innings. The team is 36 runs behind India. Team India was all out for 153 runs in the first innings. Virat Kohli played the highest innings (46 runs).