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Postcards from Wanderers: Five days of uninterrupted fan fare

December 23, 2013 13:01 IST

Postcards from Wanderers: Five days of uninterrupted fan fare

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Up up and away! That’s how South Africa’s chances went up in the air to win the Test at the Wanderers on Sunday.

-'It was a very enjoyable Test match, and a fair finish'

-PHOTOS: SA throw away chance at history, draw 1st Test with India

A South African fan looks ecstatic but surely he must have returned with shoulders drooping after a drawn Test against India.


Image: Fancy dress winner at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium
Photographs: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images

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Never has a retirement of a sportsman across the globe generated as much following and interest as that of the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar! It speaks volumes of his popularity and some of the Indian fans just put their feelings on the placard.


Image: Fans during Day 5 of the 1st Test match between South Africa and India
Photographs: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images
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The South African fans were not left far behind in expressing their sentiments for their former President Nelson Mandela who died at the age of 95.


Photographs: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images

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But it wasn't a somber mood at all! With a dash of colour, the talented Hashim Amla fans did break into a jig and there was a party right there.


Image: Fans from the stands
Photographs: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images

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A few more fans added to the fervor and there were South African flag colours everywhere to egg their team for a victory. But it was hard to come by.


Image: Fans during Day 5 of the 1st Test match between South Africa and India
Photographs: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images
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