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Blast from the past: Langeveldt’s final over hat-trick seals ODI ...


Blast from the past: Langeveldt’s final over hat-trick seals ODI win

Sports reporter

1980 — Simon “Bull” Lehoko scores from a 35-metre free kick to help Kaizer Chiefs to a 2-1 victory over Pilkington United Brothers in the second leg of the Champion of Champions final at Orlando Stadium for an aggregate 3-1 win. The other two goals by Chiefs in the two matches were effectively own goals by PUBs, who were lying bottom of the league at the time. 

1980 — SA’s Desiré Wilson and her British partner Alain de Cadanet win the six-hour world sports car championships at Silverstone against all odds. With 90 minutes to go Wilson was given a one-lap penalty for cutting across the chicane after the gears of her car jammed, but she fought back to win the race by 18 seconds. 

2005 — Charl Langeveldt takes a hat-trick in the final over to secure a thrilling one-run victory for the Proteas in the third ODI against the West Indies in Bridgetown. The hosts were 281/7 going into the final over, needing four runs to win after SA had scored 284/6, in which Boeta Dippenaar scored 123 and Jacques Kallis 87. Chris Gayle had given the hosts a great start with 132, and they were cruising to victory. Langeveldt started the final over conceding two singles to new batsman Ian Bradshaw and then Dwayne Bravo. With his third ball Langeveldt bowled Bradshaw and then bowled Daren Powell with his fourth delivery and then, with his penultimate ball, trapped Corey Collymore LBW to give SA an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Langeveldt finished with 5/62. ..

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