Proteas

Stats: Look away now all you Australian fans!

2016-11-15 09:47
Kyle Abbott (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The Proteas sealed an emphatic series win on Day 4 of the second Test against Australia in Hobart on Tuesday.

South Africa demolished Australia by an innings and 80 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 series lead heading into the final Test in Adelaide, starting on Thursday, November 24.

READ: Proteas blow Aussies away to win series

Here are some of the more important numbers from South Africa's win against Australia:

1st - time the Australians lost by an innings defeat at home to South Africa and their 20th overall.

111 - matches since the Proteas played a Test match without AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn in the same team, the last match occurred against India in Kolkata in November 2004.

3 - successive series win for South Africa in Australia following similar triumphs in 2008 and 2012.

5 - Test matches Australia have lost in a row after losing 3-0 in Sri Lanka and they are in danger of repeating that feat at home to South Africa.

246 - runs scored by Australia in this entire Test. It is their sixth lowest ever in home Tests.

193.5 - overs bowled in this Test, the fewest balls in a result game in Australia since 1950.

558 - balls the Australian batsmen faced for the entire Test.

15 - wickets fell in the first day's play - the most in a day's play in Hobart.

85 - is Australia's third-lowest total against South Africa in Tests after 47 in Cape Town in 2011 and 75 in Durban in 1950.

16 - Australians were dismissed in single figures during the Test. The only team before SA to dismiss 16 Australian batsman was England, at Oval in 1912 & 1896, & SCG in 1887-88.

5 - number of consecutive 50s scored by Quinton de Kock in his last five innings. Before Tuesday's 104 he scored 82, 50, 84 and 64.

39 - runs contributed by batsmen 5-11 across Australia's two innings in Hobart.

31/6 - Australia's second worst start in the first innings of a Test Match at home. In 1978 they lost 6 for 26 v England at Gabba.

32/8 - Australia's batting collapse on the morning of day four in Hobart.

9/118 - Man-of-the-match, Kyle Abbott's figures for the second Test. He took six for 77 in the second innings, which became the best performance in an innings for South Africa against Australia since Shaun Pollock's 7-87 in Adelaide in 1998.

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