‘Some guys might get lucky and win the life-changing auction.’ Dean Elgar. Dean Elgar, the Proteas’ Test captain, wished the South African players who will be auctioned luck.
Dean Elgar, South Africa’s longest-format captain. Predicted a “life-changing auction” for some of the country’s players after leading his team. To a memorable 2-1 victory over India in the recent Test series. Thirty-three Protea players have registered for the upcoming auction.
Big names on the list include Quinton De Cock, Tabraiz Shamsi. Aiden Markram, Rassie Van der Dussen, Marco Jansen, and Kagiso Rabada. Anrich Nortje, a tearaway quick, has been retained by his team, the Delhi Capitals.
“Some guys might win the life-changing auction. I’ll be the first guy to come over and congratulate them because beers are on me.” “I know I’m not going to be in that auction, Because I can’t stand another year of disappointment.
“I’m a lot more optimistic than that,” he added, “but I also see it as an opportunity for someone to have their lives changed by the cricket they’ve played.”
Some might get lucky and win the life-changing auction. Will the IPL have an impact on South Africa’s international schedule?
When asked if the upcoming auctions or the IPL tournament will have an impact on South Africa’s international fixtures, the captain stated that he wants the team to concentrate on the New Zealand series and the fixtures that follow.
“All we can control is getting the guys in the right frame of mind to focus on the two-match series against New Zealand.”