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Blast from the past: Nel and McKenzie combine to blow Windies ...


Blast from the past: Nel and McKenzie combine to blow Windies away

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2000 — Mike Bernardo stops Czech Dan Jerling in the sixth round in Hungary to lift the marginal WBF heavyweight title. 

2001 — Neil McKenzie top-scores with 73 as the Proteas thump the West Indies by 53 runs in Port-of-Spain in the sixth ODI. Batting first SA were bowled out for 190 with one ball remaining, but the host’s batsmen put up minimal resistance. Brian Lara was the best with 41 in a largely dismal innings that ended with the Windies all out for 137. On his ODI debut, Andre Nel returns figures of 3/20. The win gave SA a 5-1 lead in the seven-match series.

2007 — Former WBO heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders scores the last victory of his career, overcoming an injured left hand to outpoint unheralded Daniel Bispo of Brazil over 10 rounds at Emperors Palace. He had one  more fight after that, getting stopped by former sparring partner Osborne Machimana in the first round...

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