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What to do if you’re marooned at the non-striker’s end of a challenging pitch with the scoreboard reading 22/3? If you’re Dean Elgar‚ that’s a stupid question. “Whether you’re 100 for nought or 22/3‚ I’m always going to approach the game the same‚” Elgar said on Wednesday after scoring an undefeated 128 to drag South Africa from that dreaded 22/3 to 229/4 at stumps on the opening day of their test series against New Zealand at University Oval in Dunedin.

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