Blasts from the past: Hashim steps up to whip the Windies


Blasts from the past: Hashim steps up to whip the Windies

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: June 29
1974 — Peter “Terror” Mathebula, who would go on to become South Africa's first black world boxing champion, suffers the first stoppage defeat of his career. In only his eighth bout as as professional, he lost on a fourth-round technical knockout to Joe Ngidi junior, but would go on to avenge the loss in style nearly two years later. By the time Mathebula retired, he had been stopped in five of his nine career defeats.
2002 — Werner Greeff makes his debut as the Springboks trounce Argentina 49-29 at the PAM Brink stadium in Springs. Wing Stefan Terblanche scored two of South Africa’s six tries, with flyhalf Andre Pretorius dotting down once and converting five tries and slotting three penalties.
2010 — South Africa win the third Test against West Indies by seven wickets in Bridgetown on the fourth day to take the three-match series 2-0. Chasing just 47 runs to win, the visitors knocked off the runs inside nine overs, Hashim Amla top-scoring with 25.

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