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20 Jan 2021
4:35 am

Fantastic advert for Test cricket


Australia – scheduled to arrive for a Test series against the Proteas next month – have proved they are still a force to be reckoned with.

South Africa's Anrich Nortje (L) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Dushmantha Chameera (not visible) during the first day of the second Test cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg on January 3, 2021. (Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE / AFP)

When it comes to cricket, there’s nothing more South Africans love than beating the Aussies. While both India and Australia need to be praised for a wonderful four-match Test series, we are sure India had a few more South African supporters rooting for them as they pulled off a miracle victory over the hosts on the final day of the fourth Test in Brisbane on Monday. Needing to score 69 runs in the last hour to win the series, having been set an unlikely target of 328 for victory, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant stole the show with a magnificent, unbeaten 89...