India vs South Africa Dean Elgar Retirement : After the T20 and ODI series between India and South Africa, the Test series will now begin. The first match will be played on 26 December. Both the teams are preparing for this. Meanwhile, just a few days before the match, a player has announced that he will take retirement after this series. We are talking about former South African captain Dean Elgar, who has been included in South Africa’s Test squad in this series. Although earlier also such possibilities were being expressed, but now Dean Elgar himself has come forward and told the whole thing.
Dean Elgar will retire from international cricket after two tests
South African batsman Dean Elgar will retire from international cricket after the two-Test series against India. Dean Elgar is currently around 36 years old. Cricket South Africa gave information about this on Thursday. Dean Elgar has been playing international matches for his team for almost 12 years. During this period he played more than 80 tests and scored more than 5000 runs. During this period, he has captained in 17 test matches. Many of these matches have also been won. Meanwhile, Dean Elgar’s statement has also come to light. He says that it is said that all good things come to an end. The Test series against the Indian team will be his last. Elgar said that he has decided to retire. Taking his point further, he said that a game which has given me a lot. Cape Town CSA quoted Dean Elgar as saying: ‘My favorite stadium in the world.’ Where I scored my first Test run against New Zealand and hopefully my last one. Elgar said that playing the game of cricket has always been a dream of mine, but the opportunity to represent my country is an absolute privilege.
Such are Dean Elgar’s statistics in international cricket.
If we talk about Dean Elgar’s Test cricket statistics, he played a total of 84 Test matches, in which he managed to score 5146 runs. During this period, he has scored runs at an average of 47.38 and strike rate of 47.38. His name includes 13 centuries and 23 half-centuries in Tests. His highest score is 199 runs, which means he missed scoring a double century by only one run. At the same time, he has only eight ODI matches in his name for his team. In this he has scored 104 runs. His average in this format is 17.33 and strike rate is 58.75. He is considered a specialist Test cricketer only. It will be interesting to see how Dean Elgar performs in the last two matches of his international career.
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