Blasts from the past: Sylvester Clarke annihilates SA in 1984

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Blasts from the past: Sylvester Clarke annihilates SA in 1984

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Today in SA sports history: January 30
1984 — Sylvester Clarke of the rebel West Indians spearheads a remarkable fightback as he takes five wickets on the third day of the final four-day Test in Port Elizabeth to help bowl out SA for 127. The visitors went on to win the match by six wickets and take the four-match series 2-1.
2006 — Bafana Bafana finish the African Nations’ Cup tournament in Egypt without a point after losing 0-1 to Zambia. Chipolopolo winger Chris Katongo scored the first international goal of his career as SA became the first team to leave the continental tournament without a point since it was increased to a 16-team spectacle in 1996. SA failed to even score a goal, and had a goal difference of minus five.

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