South African captain openers dismissed for a duck in a test innings

South African captain openers dismissed for a duck in a test innings

D Elgar of South Africa was dismissed for a duck in first innings in the ongoing first test against South Africa to provide the 19th occasion of a South African captain opener dismissed for a duck in a test innings. All such occasions are tabulated below.

NoPlayerRunsITeamOppGroundStart Date
1AR Richards03SAFEngCape Town21 Mar 1896
2LJ Tancred01SAFEngThe Oval12 Aug 1912
3LJ Tancred03SAFEngThe Oval12 Aug 1912
4HF Wade02SAFAusCape Town01 Jan 1936
5A Melville01SAFEngLeeds26 Jul 1947
6DJ McGlew02SAFEngNottingham07 Jul 1960
7KC Wessels02SAFIndP Elizabeth26 Dec 1992
8KC Wessels01SAFIndCape Town02 Jan 1993
9GC Smith03SAFNZlAuckland18 Mar 2004
10GC Smith01SAFIndKolkata28 Nov 2004
11GC Smith01SAFEngP Elizabeth17 Dec 2004
12GC Smith02SAFAusDurban24 Mar 2006
13GC Smith02SAFPakCenturion11 Jan 2007
14GC Smith03SAFEngThe Oval07 Aug 2008
15GC Smith02SAFAusJohannesburg26 Feb 2009
16GC Smith01SAFEngCenturion16 Dec 2009
17GC Smith04SAFAusAdelaide22 Nov 2012
18D Elgar02SAFWinGros Islet10 Jun 2021

It also provides the ninth occasion of a captain opener dismissed for a duck in a test innings against South Africa. All such occasions are tabulated below.

NoPlayerRunsITeamOppGroundStart Date
1MC Cowdrey03EngWinPort of Spain25 Mar 1960
2MH Denness03EngWinBridgetown06 Mar 1974
3SM Gavaskar02IndWinBengaluru15 Dec 1978
4MA Atherton03EngWinGeorgetown17 Mar 1994
5MA Atherton04EngWinPort of Spain25 Mar 1994
6MA Atherton01EngWinBirmingham06 Jul 1995
7MA Atherton02EngWinGeorgetown27 Feb 1998
8MP Vaughan02EngWinPort of Spain19 Mar 2004
9D Elgar02SAFWinGros Islet10 Jun 2021
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