Ahead of the second Test against Sri Lanka, South Africa opener Dean Elgar opined that his side is confident after winning the opener by an innings and 45 runs but is not taking the injury-hampered opponent lightly.
South Africa scored 621 runs as it won in Pretoria last Tuesday to arrest a dismal run of eight defeats in its nine previous Tests and will be looking to complete a 2-0 series win when the second Test starts at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.
“It was a convincing win for us, but we know there are a few red flags going into the second one. I think despite scoring 600-runs, we shouldn’t take the hard work of batting for granted. It was a good effort, but we are aware we faced a bowling attack hit by injuries,” Elgar told a news conference on Saturday.
Sri Lanka fast bowlers Lahiru Kumara and Kasun…