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Blast from the past: Morkel leads Proteas’ charge against West Indies

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Today in SA sports history: May 28

1912 — Aubrey Faulkner scores an unbeaten 122 in the first innings of a Test against Australia in Manchester, but it’s a lost cause as SA lose by innings and 88 runs. Australia had scored 448 the previous day and then bowled out SA twice, for 265 and then 95. The match, part of a triangular also featuring hosts England, had been scheduled for three days. 

1978 — Gavan Levenson beats Italian Lorenzo Silva 5&3 at St Nom la Breteche to win the French amateur golf championship. One down after 27 holes, Levenson won six holes on the trot to secure his victory, which came just two weeks after his countryman, professional golfer Dale Hayes, had won the French Open...

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