Abbott, Rabada bowl SA to series victory

South Africa 326 (De Kock 104, Bavuma 74, Hazlewood 6-89, Starc 3-79) beat Australia 85 (Smith 48*, Philander 5-21, Abbott 3-41) and 161 (Khawaja 64, Abbott 6-77, Rabada 4-34) by an innings and 80 runs

South Africa have won their 3rd consecutive series in Australia after routing a spineless Australian batting-order during the opening session on day four of the second Test in Hobart. After starting the pivotal day with a flicker of hope at 2 for 121, a toothless Australian team lost 8 for 40 to be bowled out for 161. South Africa's innings and 80 runs victory means they have claimed the three-Test series with one match to spare.

The game was finished 30 minutes before lunch with Australia's disintegration pathetically lasting less than two hours on day four.

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