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Proteas Looking To Build On Their Impressive Test Record In Australia

The Proteas will be looking to build on their impressive Test record In Australia as they look to defy the odds in the three-match series.

Proteas Record Australia

The Proteas head into the three-match Test series against Australia as huge underdogs but will rely heavily on their impressive record in Tests on Australian soil. South Africa have won the last 3 Test series between these two sides in Australia and have not lost a Test series in the country since 2006. We look at their impressive record against the Aussies away from home in this format.

South Africa’s tour of Australia gets underway on Saturday with the first Test at the Gabba. Australia lead the World Test Championship standings with South Africa in second position.

South Africa’s Test Results In Australia Since 2006

South Africa in Australia Test Series 2008/09

1st Test: South Africa won by 6 wickets

2nd Test: South Africa won by six wickets

3rd Test: Australia won by 103 runs

Series result: 2-1 to South Africa

South Africa in Australia Test Series 2012/13

1st Test: Match drawn

2nd Test: Match drawn

3rd Test: South Africa won by 309 runs

Series result: 1-0 to South Africa

South Africa in Australia Test Series 2016/17

1st Test: South Africa won by 177 runs

2ns Test: South Africa won by an innings and 80 runs

3rd Test: Australia won by 7 wickets

Series result: 2-1 to South Africa

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