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Judge no-balls angry cricket fan for shoving man who blocked his TV view

Sun City golf club scuffle court battle ends in damages and costs ruling for victim

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Blocking a man’s view of the TV “while a very important” match was on, and as the last overs were being bowled, pushed a fan over the edge. Now he has to pay up after the angry scuffle during the Nedbank Golf Challenge 2018 at Sun City, which led to a civil suit in the high court in Pretoria.

It is alleged that tensions had built as the defendant — identified in the court judgment only as J Jordaan — had moved seats but repeatedly had his view of the TV obstructed by Arthur Ketcher who was standing in front of the TV.

Witnesses, according to the court ruling last week, testified that Jordaan had asked Ketcher to move, and had eventually stood up at the crucial end of the game when “AB de Villiers was batting the last over”, and shoved Ketcher out of the way...

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