IND vs SA 2021-22: In the 3-match Test series played between India and South Africa, the inexperienced South African team, playing under the captaincy of Dean Elgar, defeated the strong team India by 2-1. defeated. After suffering a loss in the first Test at Centurion, South Africa made a spectacular comeback to capture the series by winning the next two Tests in Johannesburg and Cape Town. In both the matches, South Africa successfully chased the target above 200 in the fourth innings.
Team India once again missed out on creating history
Team India’s dream of winning the Test series in South Africa was once again broken. After winning the first Test match played in Centurion, it was felt that Team India would definitely create history this time. But South Africa made a great comeback in the next two matches and won the series.
In the second test match played in Johannesburg, captain Dean Elgar led the team from the front and gave a spectacular victory by 7 wickets. And then now in the decisive Test match played in Cape Town, the South African team completed the target of 212 runs by losing 3 wickets.
I am proud of my team: Dean Elgar
Young batsman Keegan Petersen was a big find of the South African team throughout this series. He scored the highest 276 runs in this entire series. Apart from this, the fast bowlers of the team under the leadership of Kagiso Rabada also performed brilliantly. After winning the match and series, South Africa captain Dean Elgar looked very happy, during the post match presentation, Dean Elgar praised his players and said,
am very excited I am proud of my team. We were lagging many times in this series but the team was confident that we can counterattack. I am very happy. It was important to challenge the players. The way our bowling attack has bowled in the last two games, it is amazing. We have young players who are getting experience. We showed how even without superstar players we can come together and do wonders.
Pietersen has got the skills to do something
Top-order batsman Keegan Petersen, along with captain Dean Elgar, handled South Africa’s inexperienced batting order very well. After winning the series, Elgar praised him a lot. They said,
The kind of play that Keegan played was fantastic. I’ve played a lot of cricket against him and I knew he had the skills to do something. He can be better and despite being an experienced player, he wants to be better.