Blast from the past: Wanderers is SA’s happy hunting ground again

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Blast from the past: Wanderers is SA’s happy hunting ground again

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: May 7

2003 — The Proteas win the third and final Test against New Zealand by four wickets to take the home series 2-0. The match at the Wanderers, over on the third day, remains the latest in the season SA has played a Test on home soil.

2005 — Skipper Graeme Smith leads from the front in Kingston as the Proteas down the West Indies by eight wickets in the opening ODI of their five-match series. Shivnarine Chanderpaul had elected to bat first, but Makhaya Ntini took four wickets, including the crucial scalps of Chris Gayle (26), Chanderpaul (49) and Dwayne Bravo (14) to dismiss the hosts for 253. Smith scored 103 from 102 balls with Boeta Dippenaar making 56 and Jacques Kallis an unbeaten 51. ..

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