“I feel for them because they are good umpires.
“The human factor needs to be spoken about here because they are human beings after all and they do make mistakes, as do the players, so I am sure they will learn a lot from that.”
While there were still a few hours to make the final decision, he did not foresee any changes to the side that played in the Kingsmead Test.
“I think, if you want to have success in the Test arena or international cricket, you have to keep some sort of consistency going.
“Playing in PE, the conditions are similar to what we had in Durban, and viewing the wicket they have prepared, it does almost say that we might go in with the same kind of structure, but we still have a few hours to decide what we will go with.”
While the spinners shone in Durban, Elgar was confident his seam attack could play a big role in the outcome of the second clash and potentially decide the series if conditions were favourable.