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Rain washes out day two play

Rain washes out day two play
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Led by a five-wicket haul from Vernon Philander, South Africa bowled Australia out in 32.5 overs on Day 1 on Saturday, for their lowest total at home since a 76 against West Indies in Perth in 1984.

Hobart: Rain washed out day two proceedings of the second Test between Australia and South Africa here on Sunday.Temba Bavuma (38 not out) and Quinton de Kock (28 not out) were to have resumed at Bellerive Oval with South Africa on 171 for five, a lead of 86 runs after bowling Australia out for 85 on day one. But the start was delayed and persistent rain led match officials to call off the day's play shortly after 2pm local time.

Led by a five-wicket haul from Vernon Philander, South Africa bowled Australia out in 32.5 overs on Day 1 on Saturday, for their lowest total at home since a 76 against West Indies in Perth in 1984.

It was also the lowest total of any team at Bellerive Oval and well short of Australia's previous nadir against the Proteas, a 111 at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 1994.

South Africa lead the three-match series 1-0 after winning the opener in Perth by 177 runs. The third Test starts in Adelaide on November 24.

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