Dean Elgar will look to get South Africa off to a good start in the fourth Test © Getty Images
Dean Elgar will look to get South Africa off to a good start in the fourth Test © Getty Images

South Africa opener Dean Elgar believes that his side can reclaim their lost pride if they manage to clinch victory in the fourth and the final Test against England. Despite losing the four-match Test series, the 28-year-old believes that the importance of the game is still up and, therefore, called on his side conduct themselves well on the field, Sport24 reported. Elgar insisted that although his side had tried hard to end the series well, he said that things didn’t work out in their favour. Elgar further said that he did not see the fourth match as a dead-rubber, adding that he would try his best to contribute well for his side. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: South Africa vs England 2015-16, 4th Test at Centurion

Earlier, South Africa suffered a seven-wicket defeat in the third Test in Johannesburg to give England a series win and thereby losing the number one Test ranking to India. AB de Villiers-led side, which had earlier suffered a humiliating defeat in the Test series against India, will now play their final match against England at Super Sport Park in Centurion, starting from Friday. South Africa vs England 2015-16, 4th Test at Centurion: Preview

Elgar has been on of the are batsmen for South Africa, who has been in good form for the last few months. He played a few gritty innings in India, where all batsmen barring de Villiers failed to get going. South Africa suffered a humiliating 0-3 series loss at the hands of India, which ended their streak of being undefeated in away series was brought to an end. They are now 0-2 down in the series and have also lost their No. 1 position in Tests to India.