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Blast from the past: Faulkner attacks the field, but batting collapses

Today in SA sports history: May 28

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Today in SA sports history: May 28

1912 — Aubrey Faulkner scores an unbeaten 122 in the first innings of a Test against Australia in Manchester, part of a triangular tournament also featuring England. It’s a lost cause, however, as SA lose by an innings and 88 runs. Australia scored 448 the previous day, then bowled out SA twice, for 265 and 95. The match had been scheduled for three days. 

1978 — Gavan Levenson beats Italian Lorenzo Silva 5 and 3 at St Nom la Breteche to win the French amateur golf championship. One down after 27 holes, Levenson won six holes on the trot to secure victory, which came two weeks after his countryman, professional golfer Dale Hayes, won the French Open...

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