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Blast from the past: Wessels makes history as TV umpire runs him ...


Blast from the past: Wessels makes history as TV umpire runs him out

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: December 7

1992 — Hansie Cronje takes five wickets and then scores an unbeaten 12 off five balls as the SA cricket team beat India at Newlands by six wickets, with three balls remaining, in the first ODI of a seven-match series. Peter Kirsten top-scored with 56 in the hosts’ chase of 185. Captain Kepler Wessels became the first man to be ruled run-out by a TV umpire in an ODI, being dismissed for 43 off Ajay Jadeja.     

1996 — Flyhalf Henry Honiball kicks two penalties and a conversion as the Springboks edge France 13-12 at Parc des Princes to win the two-match series 2-0. Hooker James Dalton scored the only try of the game...

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