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Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar
Personal information
Full name Dean Elgar
Born (1987-06-11) 11 June 1987
Welkom, Orange Free State Province, South Africa
Nickname Deano
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Role Batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 315) 30 November 2012 v Australia
Last Test 9 August 2014 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut (cap 104) 24 August 2012 v England
Last ODI 5 September 2012 v England
ODI shirt no. 21
Domestic team information
Years Team
2006 Free State
2007-2013 Knights (squad no. 64)
2013 Somerset
2014- Titans
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 12 5 95 106
Runs scored 536 93 6,467 3,160
Batting average 31.52 23.25 44.21 37.61
100s/50s 2/2 0/0 19/25 2/21
Top score 103* 42 268 117
Balls bowled 79 96 2,588 1,985
Wickets 3 2 34 37
Bowling average 23.00 33.50 49.82 47.35
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/3 1/11 4/25 2/23
Catches/stumpings 7/– 3/– 65/– 33/–
Source: CricketArchive, 5 March 2014

Dean Elgar, born 11 June 1987 in Welkom, is a South African cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a useful slow-left arm bowler. Elgar captained the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka in 2006. He now plays for Free State and Knights in the major South African cricket competitions.


  • International career 1
  • International centuries 2
    • Test centuries 2.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4

International career

Elgar was selected for the Sri Lankan ODI series in early 2012 but had to withdraw citing injury. He eventually made his ODI debut against Eoin Morgan out in a South African victory.

Elgar made his test debut against Australia on 30 November 2012 and scored a duck in his maiden test innings. He followed this with another duck in the second innings to complete a pair of ducks on debut. On the 12th of January 2013, Elgar scored his maiden test century against New Zealand

Elgar Made 103 Against Sri Lanka on 16 July 2014.

International centuries

Test centuries

# Runs Match Opponent Venue City Country Year
1 103* 3  New Zealand Port Elizabeth South Africa 2013
2 103 10  Sri Lanka Galle International Stadium Galle Sri Lanka 2014


External links

  • Player profile: Dean Elgar from ESPNcricinfo
  • Dean Elgar's profile page on Wisden
  • Player profile: Dean Elgar from CricketArchive

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