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Result: South Africa won the 3-match series 2-1

South Africa tour of Australia 2016

Date & time Detail
Thu 03 - Mon 07
10:30 local | 02:30 GMT
1st Test - Australia vs South Africa
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
South Africa won by 177 runs
Sat 12 - Tue 15
10:30 local | 23:30 GMT (-1d)
2nd Test - Australia vs South Africa
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
South Africa won by an innings and 80 runs
Thu 24 - Sun 27 D/N
14:00 local | 03:30 GMT
3rd Test - Australia vs South Africa
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Australia won by 7 wickets

The South African cricket team toured Australia in November 2016 to play three Test matches. South Africa won the series 2-1, with victories in Perth  and Hobart.The first Test have't played at the Gabba for the first time in 13 years, with the WACA Ground in Perth to host the Proteas from November 3.

South Africa played 2 two-day day/night warm-up fixtures at the Adelaide Oval and the Melbourne Cricket Ground in preparation for the day-night Test match.

Following the conclusion of the second Test, footage emerged of South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis apparently shining the ball using a sweet in his mouth. He was charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for ball tampering and pled not-guilty

Most runs - Usman Khawaja - 314-run (Australia)
Most wickets - Josh Hazlewood - 17-wicket, (Australia)
Player of the series - Vernon Philander (South Africa)

Series Squad

Australia squad (28-Oct-2016)

Steven Smith (Captain), Nathan Lyon, Joe Burns, Callum Ferguson, Nic Maddinson, Peter Handscomb, Matthew Wade (Wicket Keeper), Chadd Sayers, Jackson Bird, Joe Mennie, Josh Hazlewood, David Warner (Vice Captain), Shaun Marsh, Usman Khawaja, Adam Voges, Mitchell Marsh, Mitchell Starc, Peter Nevill (Wicket Keeper), Peter Siddle, Matt Renshaw

South Africa squad (10-Oct-2016)

Faf du Plessis (Captain), Dane Vilas, Dale Steyn, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rilee Rossouw, Kagiso Rabada, Vernon Philander, Morne Morkel, Keshav Maharaj, Dean Elgar, Jean-Paul Duminy, Quinton de Kock (Wicket Keeper), Stephen Cook, Temba Bavuma, Hashim Amla, Kyle Abbott, Dwaine Pretorius

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