Blasts from the past: Boeta, you were a thing of beauty

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Blasts from the past: Boeta, you were a thing of beauty

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Today in SA sports history: October 19
2001 — The Proteas beat India by 46 runs in East London to take a 2-1 lead in the five-ODI series. Opener Boeta Dippenaar struck 81 as the home side amassed 282/4 in their 50 overs. Only captain Sourav Ganguly (85) and Rahul Dravid (71 not out) offered India any hope before the visitors were bowled out for 236 in the 45th over. Andre Nel took three wickets and Lance Klusener two.
2011 — Australia beat the Proteas by 93 runs in a rain-hit ODI at Centurion to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Ricky Ponting top-scored with 63 as the visitors made 183/4 in 29 overs. Faf du Plessis was the best of SA’s batsmen, making 27 for the hosts who were bowled out for 129 in 22 overs.

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