Blast from the past: Van der Burgh strikes gold

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Blast from the past: Van der Burgh strikes gold

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Today in SA sports history: July 29

1935 — SA’s Ken Viljoen scores 124 on the second day of the fourth Test against England in Manchester, as the match headed to a tame draw with the visitors leading the five-match series 1-0. Opening bowler Bob Crisp took 5/99 on the opening day.

1947 — The SA cricket team are thumped by 10 wickets in the fourth Test at Leeds as England take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series...

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