Proteas opener Dean Elgar
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What is said of Dean Elgar, and correctly so, is his ability to tie up an innings together with his brand of batting only a mother could love.
This has been proven time and again, and it played out on the second day of the first Test against India at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.
He takes pride in taking knocks, for history has showed they can be productive. After all, he’s unmatched as an opener who has carried his bat through a Test match innings three times, with only one of the games being won.
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