Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar came up with an epic reply to Deal Elgar’s comments about how his team flustered India in the IND vs SA 2nd Test. Ahead of the 3rd Test in Cape Town, the South African skipper Dean Elgar said that his team made Indians nervous in the 2nd Test with their performance.

South Africa won the 2nd Test by 7 wickets. In the match, India batted first and slammed 202-10 in the 1st innings. South Africa replied with 229 all-out, taking a 27-run lead. Later, India was bowled out for 266 in 2nd innings, setting up a 240-run target for the home side. Deal Elgar steered South Africa to a 7-wicket victory with his unbeaten 96.

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Dean Elgar was named South Africa Test captain (Twitter)

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When You Win, You Can Say That! Sunil Gavaskar On Dean Elgar’s Comments

Ahead of the IND vs SA 3rd Test in Cape Town on Tuesday, South Africa captain Dean Elgar said how his team flustered India in the previous Test with their intensity.

“We saw that at the Wanderers when we brought the intensity it almost flustered the Indians quite a lot and that can play in our favour and it will almost be silly for us not to replicate that and or bring even more intensity for the next game,” Elgar had said.

To this, Sunil Gavaskar came up with an epic reply on-air. Sunil Gavaskar pointed out that Dean Elgar can say that as his team won the match.

“Hahaha! Yeah, when you win, you can say that,” Sunil Gavaskar said on Star Sports.

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Meanwhile, in the IND vs SA 3rd Test, India won the toss and opted to bat first. Openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal returned to the pavilion cheaply, hitting 12 and 15 respectively. Later, Cheteshwar Pujara hit 43 while Virat Kohli scored an impressive 79. In the end, India piled up 223 on the scoreboard before losing all wickets.

India's captain Virat Kohli, right, celebrates the dismissal South Africa's batsman Dean Elgar. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
India’s captain Virat Kohli, right, celebrates the dismissal of South Africa’s batsman Dean Elgar. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

South Africa suffered an early blow as their opener and skipper Dean Elgar got out for just 3 runs by Jasprit Bumrah. With Aiden Markram (8) and Keshav Maharaj (6) on strike, South Africa reached 17-1 at the stumps of Day 1 and trails by 206 runs.

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