Blast from the past: ‘Timeless Test’ ends after 10 days

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Blast from the past: ‘Timeless Test’ ends after 10 days

David Isaacson

Today in sports history: March 14
1939 — The one-off “timeless Test” between South Africa and England, which started on March 3, finally ends after 10 days. There was no play on the two Sundays it ran over. Both teams agreed to call it a draw in the end, although at the time England were 42 runs away from victory with five wickets standing. England won series 1-0.

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