The Gabba is one of the major centres of Cricket in Australia - so it was surprising to learn that the South African team had not played here since 1962, when Apartheid was still in full swing.
Now the visiting South African side, fully accepted in the sporting world of Test Cricket, are a side to be reckoned with.
Here we see veteran Australian Hussey bowling to Kallis ( South Africa ) alongside other batsman Amla.
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Solar eclipses - occurances and types - A brief description of the types and occurences of different types of solar eclipse
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2012 eclipse - first contact - The start of the partial phases of the 2012 solar eclipse
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Mark Sukhija is a travel and wine blogger, photographer, tourism researcher, hat-touting, white-shirt-wearing, New Zealand fantatic and eclipse chaser. Aside from at least annual visits to New Zealand, Mark has seen eclipses in South Australia (2002), Libya (2006), China (2009) and Queensland (2012). After twelve years in Switzerland, Mark moved back to London in 2012. You can follow Mark on Twitter or Facebook