Blasts from the past: Ntini picks up his 300th Test wicket

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Blasts from the past: Ntini picks up his 300th Test wicket

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Today in SA sports history: January 20

1996 — Mark Williams scores in the 57th minute to give Bafana Bafana a 1-0 victory over Angola in their African Nations Cup group match at FNB Stadium. Having beaten Cameroon in their opener, SA were guaranteed a spot in the knockout stages.

2007 — Makhaya Ntini becomes the third South African to reach 300 test wickets when he dismisses Mohammad Sami on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Port Elizabeth. He took six wickets in that innings – and eight in the match – but it didn’t prevent the visitors from securing a five-wicket win to draw level in the series at 1-1...

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