Blast from the past: SA draw but lead at Leeds

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Blast from the past: SA draw but lead at Leeds

Today in SA sports history: July 16

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Today in SA sports history: July 16

1929 — Tuppy Owen-Smith scores 129 on the final third day of the third Test against England in Leeds, but it doesn’t save SA from a five-wicket defeat. Neville Quinn took 6/92 in England’s first innings of 328 the previous day.

1935 — Opener Bruce Mitchell scores 58 and wicketkeeper Jock Cameron 49 to guide SA safely to a draw on the final day of the third Test at Leeds, maintaining their 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Set 340 to win, the visitors were 194/5 at stumps.   ..

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