Blasts from the past: Symcox spins SA web around Sri Lanka

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Blasts from the past: Symcox spins SA web around Sri Lanka

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Today in SA sports history: October 30

1993 — Dingaan Thobela loses the WBA lightweight crown he’d won a few months earlier in his first defence, being outpointed over 12 rounds by Russian Orzubek Nazarov in Johannesburg.

1998 — The Proteas smash Sri Lanka by 92 runs on Duckworth-Lewis in Dhaka to advance to the Champions Trophy final. Jacques Kallis scored an unbeaten 113 as SA posted 240/7 in 39 overs. The Sri Lankan batsmen never got going and were bundled out for 132 in the 24th over, with Steve Elworthy and Pat Symcox taking three wickets each...

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