Blast from the past: SA get bowled over in maiden Test Down Under

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Blast from the past: SA get bowled over in maiden Test Down Under

Today in SA sports history: December 14

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Today in SA sports history: December 14

1910 — SA lose their first-ever Test in Australia as they are bowled out for 240 in their follow-on innings on the fifth day at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The home side, who scored 528, dismissed SA for 174 in their first innings. Four batsmen — Aubrey Faulkner, Reggie Schwarz, captain Percy Sherwell and Dave Nourse — got into the 60s between the two innings, but it wasn’t enough to stave off defeat by an innings and 114 runs. The win gave Australia a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. 

1912 — Forward Dougie Morkel kicks a penalty to give the Springboks a 3-0 win over Wales in Cardiff...

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