Blast from the past: Proteas smash England in World Cup

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Blast from the past: Proteas smash England in World Cup

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Today in SA sports history: May 22
1999 — The Proteas win their third World Cup match on the trot, smashing hosts England by 122 runs at the Oval. Herschelle Gibbs (60), Gary Kirsten (45) and Lance Klusener (48) pushed South Africa to 225/7 before Allan Donald (4/17), Jacques Kallis (2/29) and Steve Elworthy (2/24) ripped through the hosts, bundling them out for 103.

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