Sri Lanka "street-smart" in denying us preparation for turners - Elgar

Yes, Sri Lanka have "outplayed" and "outclassed" South Africa in the series, opener Dean Elgar said, but he believes the hosts have also been "street-smart" in denying the visitors preparation on pitches that were similar to those they would encounter in the Test series. South Africa played a two


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I'd like to know how anyone can think it's "smart" to have just one 2 day game as your sole practice match to prepare and acclimatise for a Test series in a different continent.

How do you prepare a whole squad with just 2 days in the middle?
If you are really unlucky majority of game could get washed out too and then you have nothing!

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Here we go again! A visiting team has lost in SL and now come all the intelligent sounding rubbish. You would think Elgar lives in a 3rd country and not SA as if he was from SA he would know how SA treat's us. Disappointing but expected reaction - need to accept defeat.

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