Blast from the past: Proteas finally break World Cup knockout hoodoo

17 March 2021 - 20:16 By david isaacson

Today in SA sports history: March 18

2015 — SA’s cricketers finally win a knockout match at a World Cup tournament, their seventh. They faced Sri Lanka in a quarterfinal and hammered them by nine wickets after rolling them over for 133 in 38 overs, with Imran Tahir taking 4/26 and JP Duminy 3/29. Quinton de Kock (78 not out) spearheaded the chase as SA hunted down the target with 192 balls remaining...

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