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FACTBOX: Australia v South Africa test series

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News 01 Nov 2016, 14:56 IST

REUTERS - Factbox on test series between Australia and South Africa, which begins on Thursday in Perth.

FIXTURES (start times GMT)

First test Nov. 3-7 WACA, Perth (0230)

Second test Nov. 12–16 Bellerive Oval, Hobart (2330)

Third test Nov. 24–28 Adelaide Oval (Day/night, 0330)

AUSTRALIA

Test ranking: 3

Coach: Darren Lehmann

Captain: Steve Smith

Squad: Shaun Marsh, David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Adam Voges, Mitchell Marsh, Peter Nevill, Mitchell Starc, Joe Mennie, Josh Hazlewood, Peter Siddle, Nathan Lyon

SOUTH AFRICA

Test ranking: 5

Coach: Russell Domingo

Captain: Faf du Plessis

Squad: Faf du Plessis, Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Stephen Cook, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Dane Vilas

HEAD TO HEAD:

Total: 91

Australia wins: 50

South Africa wins: 21

Draws: 20

IN AUSTRALIA:

Total: 38

Australia wins: 20

South Africa wins: 8

Draws: 10

LAST SIX TESTS

2012 Brisbane Match drawn

2012 Adelaide Match drawn

2012 Perth South Africa won by 309 runs

2014 Centurian Australia won by 281 runs

2014 Port Elizabeth South Africa won by 231 runs

2014 Cape Town Australia won by 245 runs

(Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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