Blast from the past: a first for the Boks at Carisbrook’s ‘House of Pain’

11 July 2021 - 21:44 By david isaacson

Today in SA sports history: July 12

1955 — The SA cricket team score their first Test victory in Manchester, beating England by three wickets in the third Test as they nervously chased a lowly target of 145. The victory, which reduced the home side’s lead in the five-match series to 2-1, was set up by the batsmen in the first innings, with three scoring centuries. Opener Jackie McGlew made an unbeaten 104, with John Waite scoring 113 and Paul Winslow 108...

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