Blast from the past: Banyana break new World Cup ground

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Blast from the past: Banyana break new World Cup ground

Today in SA sports history: November 27

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Today in SA sports history: November 27

1931 — SA’s cricketers get their first taste of Australian batting star Don Bradman, who scores 200 on the opening day of the first Test in Brisbane. Bradman went on to make 226 to help the hosts to victory by an innings.

1982 — Kepler Wessels scores a century on his Test debut, playing for Australia in the Ashes series against England. Picked for the second Test in Brisbane, Wessels finished the second day unbeaten on 105, and went on to post 162 as Australia built up a first-innings lead of 122. Playing for England was another SA-born player, Allan Lamb, who top-scored for his side in the first innings with 72. Wessels ended up as player of the match, which Australia won by seven wickets...

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