South Africa tour of England 1965

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Right, said the Freds

In 1965, South Africa's first series win in England in 30 years began with a close-run draw at Lord's

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South Africans in England, 1965

The young South African team so ably led by Peter van der Merwe proved one of the most attractive sides to reach Great Britain from the Cape.

Second Test

England v South Africa 1965

Toss: South Africa


South Africa in England Test Series, 1965

South Africa tour of England, Jul-Aug 1965

Test matches

Wicketkeeper Denis Lindsay and Eddie Barlow celebrate Bob Barber being caught behind for 1
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Fred Rumsey survives an appeal
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Protests hold up an anti-apartheid banner outside Lord's
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Graeme Pollock bats
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An anti-apartheid demonstration at Lords
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Graeme Pollock poses in a driving shot
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Tour Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 26-31, 1965
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Nottingham - Aug 5-9, 1965
South Africa won by 94 runs
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jul 22-27, 1965
Match drawn
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