Blast from the past: Waqar waltzes through Proteas’ line-up

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Blast from the past: Waqar waltzes through Proteas’ line-up

Today in SA sports history: February 9

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Today in SA sports history: February 9

1993 — SA’s batsmen get their first taste of reverse swing against Pakistan in Durban. Playing in the first match of a tri-series including the West Indies. SA restricted the world champions to 208/6 in their 50 overs. The hosts were cruising at 165/2 when top-scorer Andrew Hudson was bowled by Waqar Younis for 93. That sparked a magnificent collapse in which Younis took 5/25 and SA lost their last eight wickets for just 33 runs to lose by 10 runs. The nightmare would get even worse in their next match against Pakistan a week later. 

1994 — SA middleweight champion Mark Cameron is stopped in one round by WBO title-holder Chris Pyatt of England in London...

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