Blast from the past: Pitiful Proteas lose 10th ODI in a row

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Blast from the past: Pitiful Proteas lose 10th ODI in a row

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Today in SA sports history: October 28

1994 — The Proteas lose their 10th ODI in a row, going down by six wickets against Pakistan in Faisalabad. Openers Gary Kirsten (69) and captain Kepler Wessels (51) helped SA to a total of 222/4, but the hosts raced to victory inside 45 overs. That remains SA’s worst losing streak, though it didn’t include a nine-wicket loss to Holland in a match that lacked ODI status the previous match. The SA team of 2004 matched the run of 10 straight losses.

2000 — Opening batsman Gary Kirsten scores 101 and Jacques Kallis 93, to help the Proteas chase down the 288-run target and beat New Zealand by five wickets in the fourth ODI in Kimberley for an unassailable 3-0 lead in the six-match series...

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