IND v SA: Confident South African Captain, Hosts Will Dominate India In Test Series

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IND v SA: Confident South African Captain, Hosts Will Dominate India In Test Series

Centurion. The test series between India and South Africa will start from December 26th and host team captain Dean Elgar has made a great statement ahead of the series. South Africa captain Dean Elgar feels his team will have a slight advantage as they play at home in the three-round series that begins on Sunday.

India defeated Australia 2-1 on their soil earlier this year and qualified for the final of the World Test Championship, where they lost to New Zealand. Not only this, India took a 2-1 lead in four matches in England when Test 5 was postponed due to Kovid-19 cases. Elgar said on the eve of the first test at Centurion: “It is a level match. We are playing at home, which will give us a bit of an advantage.

He said: “His team is number one in the world. We can’t see it that way. As a cricket lover, my assessment is that his team has been doing well for some time. Elgar said:” You can’t take away the credit. for what he did recently. That is why I am not here to say that your team is not the best in the world because the qualifying system also matters. But there’s also no denying the fact that we’re playing on our own turf, so we’re in a better position before we go into the series.

Their fast pitchers played a key role in India’s success and Elgar also believed that the away team’s fast pitchers could take advantage of South Africa’s fast and bouncy pitches. He said: “Right now their strong side is their bowling alley. We are very aware of this. They have achieved a lot of success as a bowling alley. They have very experienced bowlers who also have good bowlers to support them.

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Elgar said: “With the game in South Africa, I’m sure their bowling attack will take advantage of the conditions very well. Knowing that we also have fast throwers and we’re going to get some rhythm and rebound and the wicket can help them a bit.” be the first team. “We are very aware of this (India’s success in Australia and England). It has greatly improved its track record abroad.

(With inputs from Bhasha)

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