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  1. In one of those coincidences that cause conspiracy theories to propagate, ESPN Cricinfo reported the following that occurred during the test between Australia and South Africa on Nov 11,

    Maths of the day
    With bizarre events dominating the Test, the third morning was an oasis of calm, save for one, uncanny occurrence. South Africa needed 111 runs to win at exactly 11:11 on the 11th day of the 11th month in 2011. The scoreboard read 11:11 11/11/11. Cricket South Africa asked all the fans in the crowd to stand on one leg for the duration of that minute and with the healthy Newlands crowd hopping about, umpire Ian Gould got into the spirit too.


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