Blast from the past: SA cricket’s first World Cup win

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Blast from the past: SA cricket’s first World Cup win

On this day in sporting history

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Today in sports history: February 26
1992 — South Africa’s cricket team makes its World Cup debut in the opening game of the competition, against hosts Australia in Sydney. With Allan Donald, Richard Snell, Brian McMillan and Adrian Kuiper bowling economically, South Africa limited Australia to 170/9. Skipper Kepler Wessels (81 not out from 148 balls), Andrew Hudson (28 off 52) and Peter Kirsten (49 not out from 88 balls) steered South Africa home with three overs and one delivery remaining.

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