3 Consecutive series wins for a team against Australia in Australia. Before this South Africa had won in 2008-09 and 2012-13. They have become the third team to achieve this feat after West Indies and England. West Indies won three between 1984 and 1992 and England won three between 1884 and 1888.

 

0 Previous instances of South Africa beating Australia by an innings in Australia. This is South Africa's biggest margin of victory in Australia. The previous highest was by 309 runs in Perth in 2012.

 

326 Runs scored by South Africa to complete an innings victory. This is the fifth-lowest total by any team to complete an innings victory in Australia and the lowest since 1993. West Indies had made just 322 runs at the WACA on that occasion and had won by an innings and 25 runs.

 

2013 The last time before this Australia had lost five or more consecutive Tests. With the loss in Hobart, Australia have lost three in Sri Lanka and two at home. Before 2013, they had lost six consecutive Tests in 1984, all of them against West Indies.

 

193.5 Overs bowled in this Test. The last time a Test match in Australia produced a result in fewer balls was in 1950, when Australia won an Ashes Test at the Gabba in 129.2 eight-ball overs.

 

558 Number of balls faced by Australia match - second least in a Test at home in the last 100 years. They had survived just 457 balls against England in the Brisbane Test in 1928-29.

 

32 Number of runs for which Australia lost their last eight wickets. This equals Australia's worst such collapse in history. In 1888, they had again lost eight wicket for 32 runs against England in Sydney

 

16 Number of single-digit scores by the Australia batsmen in the match - their joint-most in any Test. The last time before this they had 16 such scores in a Test was in 1912 at the Oval.

 

246 Total runs scored by Australia in this Test match. It is their sixth lowest ever in home Tests. The most recent previous instance of Australia scoring lower and losing 20 wickets was 112 years ago when they made 233 runs against England in Melbourne

 

6/77 Kyle Abbott's bowling figures in the second innings of this Test - the best performance in an innings for South Africa against Australia since Shaun Pollock's 7 for 87 in Adelaide in 1998. Abbott has taken 12 wickets in two matches against Australia at an average of 20.58.