Blast from the past: Ndou no match for Mayweather

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Blast from the past: Ndou no match for Mayweather

David Isaacson

Today in SA sports history:  November 1

1998 — Jacques Kallis takes five wickets to help the Proteas beat West Indies and lift the Champions Trophy – to date the only ICC tournament won by SA. Skipper Hansie Cronje won the toss and put the West Indians in to bat first. Opener Philo Wallace made 103 and Carl Hooper 49 before the side was dismissed for 245. Cronje top-scored for SA with 61 not out as the Proteas wrapped up the game with 18 balls remaining.

2003 — Phillip Ndou takes on Floyd Mayweather in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for the WBC lightweight title, but he is no match for the American and his bid ends in the seventh round when his corner throws in the towel...

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