IND vs SA: You Won’t Lose Confidence in the Johannesburg Test – Proteas Captain Dean Elgar

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IND vs SA: Confidence will not be lacking in Johannesburg test, says Dean Elgar

The poor performance of the batsmen saw South Africa suffer a first Test defeat against India in their stronghold, but captain Dean Elgar said his team will not lose confidence if they take the field in the second game to be played in Johannesburg. The Indian rhythm attack that featured Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj put their best foot forward when South Africa was eliminated by 197 and 191 in both innings.

India won the first round by 113 races. “I don’t think going to Johannesburg is going to undermine our confidence in any way,” Elgar told a post-match news conference. Losing a game is never good, especially when we know where we went wrong. Match It is difficult Correct those mistakes during the World Cup. Hopefully we have some time until we get to the second round in Wanderers (Johannesburg). We will have time to review our performance. “

This is the first test match for South Africa in the last six months. The team has played just six games under Elgar’s captaincy. Australia had previously refused to go to South Africa for the four-round series. Elgar won the series 2-0 against the West Indies after receiving the regular captaincy of the team, but lost the first test at the hands of India.

Elgar said: “I don’t think that will weaken our confidence. We have done relatively well in the last six months, so we have to use the kind of good energy that we have. Yes, we certainly will.” I play as a group. We will definitely go back. This is what I’m waiting for. “

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The Indian team was in a good position after scoring 270 of three on the first match day. Rahul played a brilliant century during this period. He said: “India scored over 300 runs in the first inning, winning the draw was also in their favor. This race cost us the rest of the four days of the game. If you only take three wickets on day one then obviously it will cost you. It will be expensive. “

The Indian team recorded a victory at Centurion for the first time, while this is only South Africa’s second defeat in 26 matches on this field. Elgar said his team will have to be careful against Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, who shared 13 wickets in this match.

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“Obviously Shami annoyed our right-handers. Bumrah is always full of energy. You have to be careful with both. His bowling is very balanced. Siraj is also a useful player, but our team is experienced,” he said. be more cautious than Shami and Bumrah. “


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