Blast from the past: Proteas run triangles around rivals

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Blast from the past: Proteas run triangles around rivals

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Today in SA sports history: April 17

1965 — Wing Jannie Engelbrecht scores the only try for the Springboks as they go down 5-8 against Scotland at Murrayfield to lose their third match in a row. The difference between the teams was a drop by Scottish flyhalf David Chisholm.

1996 — The Proteas beat India by five wickets in Sharjah to secure a spot in the final of the triangular tournament, also featuring Pakistan. An unbeaten 71 by Ajay Jadeja lifted India to 215/8, but Daryll Cullinan (64) and Derek Crookes (54) laid the groundwork as SA won with 17 balls remaining...

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