Blast from the past: Allan Donald destroys England

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Blast from the past: Allan Donald destroys England

Today in SA sports history: November 25

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Today in SA sports history: November 25

1999 — Allan Donald and Shaun Pollock destroy England’s top-order on the first morning of the first Test at the Wanderers. They took four wickets inside the first three overs, with Donald taking three, to reduce the tourists to 2/4, a position from which they couldn’t recover and the home side went on to win by an innings and 21 runs. SA bowled out England for 122, with Donald taking 6/53 and Pollock 4/16 and then made 403/9 with Daryll Cullinan scoring 108. SA bowled out England for 260 in their second innings, with Donald picking up five more wickets to finish the match with 11/127. Pollock landed another four wickets.

2005 — Captain Graeme Smith hits an unbeaten 134 off 124 balls to lead the Proteas to a 10-wicket win over India in the fourth ODI in Kolkata. Shaun Pollock and Andrew Hall took three wickets each, bundling India out for 188. SA led the five-match series 2-1. The third match was abandoned...

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