Blast from the past: Benni bends in SA’s first-ever WC goal

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Blast from the past: Benni bends in SA’s first-ever WC goal

Today in SA sports history: June 18

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Today in SA sports history: June 18

1929 — Bob Catterall is dismissed for 98 as SA and England play to a tame draw in the first Test in Birmingham.

1935 — With no play possible on the final third day, SA and England play to a draw in the first Test in Nottingham. SA were 17/1 in their follow-on innings, still 147 runs behind. Among the six SA players making their debut in that match was Dudley Nourse, playing 11 years after his father, Dave, played his final Test...

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