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Proteas drawing on Aussie experience against Poms


Faf du Plessis can see parallels between the England tour and the Australia series.

SOUTH Africa captain Faf du Plessis believes his side could be on the verge of another impressive away series win if they maintain their recent form against England.

The Proteas head into Thursday’s third Test at The Oval all square at 1-1 in a four-match series following a thumping 340-run win in the second Test at Trent Bridge last week.

South Africa have a proud away Test record. In their past 19 series they’ve won 13, drawn five and lost just one — in India in 2015/16.

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South Africa has only lost one Test under captain Faf du Plessis.Source:AFP

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Their record under du Plessis is excellent, with just one defeat in 12 Tests when the 33-y…

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