In pictures: Thorpe's hundred Tests
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Thorpe’s chance of a comeback finally arrived in the fifth and final Test against South Africa in 2003 at The Oval.

With South Africa 2-1 ahead in the series, a match-winning innings of 124 marked a triumphant return.

Amarillo: “True grit and determination. If he hadn’t scored that, would we still be talking about his 100th Test?"

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