Blast from the past: A second for a second for Scheckter

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Blast from the past: A second for a second for Scheckter

Today in SA sports history: May 22

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Today in SA sports history: May 22

1977 — Jody Scheckter, driving a Wolf-Ford, holds off Austria’s Niki Lauda, in a Ferrari, to win the Monaco Grand Prix by less than a second for his second triumph of the season.

1999 — The Proteas win their third World Cup match on the trot, smashing hosts England by 122 runs at the Oval. Herschelle Gibbs (60), Gary Kirsten (45) and Lance Klusener (48) pushed SA to 225/7, before Allan Donald (4/17), Jacques Kallis (2/29) and Steve Elworthy (2/24) ripped through the hosts, bundling them out for 103...

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