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It’s always special to beat India : Dean Elgar after winning series

Dean Elgar

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CRICDOT DESK : South Africa beat India 2-1 at home to win the Test series. South Africa captain Dean Elgar can’t believe such an achievement. Coming to the award ceremony, he said, ‘Great excitement. It will take one or two days to clear the matter. I am proud of the team.

South Africa needed 111 runs on the fourth day to win the Cape Town Test on Friday. After two yesterday, they lost one wicket today and picked up that run. Elgar said, ‘Very happy. A young team. There are no famous cricketers. Everyone played as a team. The bowlers played great. Everyone adapted to the new situation. I am proud of this team.

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South Africa lost the first Test of the series. They came back great in the next two Tests. The South African batsmen’s fight against the Indian bowlers has also caught the eye. Keegan Petersen was the best in the series with 26 runs in three matches. Protea pacers have also done well. Elgar said, “I got a lot of positive things from this series. We have to fight against all the lesser challenges in the days to come.

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