I may be wrong, and I probably am, but I’m guessing that India’s second innings in the second Test was the first time all 10 wickets had been taken by black Africans. Oh, I know, there’s the run-out, which involved AB de Villiers, but it was Lungi Ngidi who put in the big run to pull it back from the boundary. Ngidi and Rabada had a rare old time of it against India. In Australia, Nicholas Dlamini has become the first black South African to wear a category leader’s jersey in a World Tour event.On Thursday, the Team Dimension Data rider spent his third day in the King of the Mountains jersey at the Tour Down Under. He got into the break for the third day on the trot and stayed away until he gained the points on the hotspot in the Adelaide Hills. By beating Scott Bowden, the Australian, for the points was a perfect example of how to counterattack. Bowden went hard, Dlamini followed his wheel until Bowden ran out of puff, and then blew past him, opening a gap before tapping off the met...

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