এই নিবন্ধটি অত্যন্ত সংক্ষিপ্ত। (নভেম্বর ২০১৯)
দক্ষিণ আফ্রিকা জাতীয় ক্রিকেট দল তিনটি টেস্ট ক্রিকেট খেলার জন্য অস্ট্রেলিয়া সফর করে, যা অক্টোবর থেকে নভেম্বর ২০১৬-এ অনুষ্ঠিত হয়।
- South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
- Keshav Maharaj (SA) made his Test debut.
- Australia's collapse of 10/86 was their worst collapse after having an opening stand of 150 or more, and third worst by any team in Tests.
- Dean Elgar and Jean-Paul Duminy's partnership of 250 is South Africa's highest partnership in Perth, the third highest overall in Perth, and their second highest against Australia.
- This was Australia's first loss in the opening Test of the home series since 1988.
- It was also Australia's first Test match loss at home since they lost in Perth against South Africa in 2012.
- South Africa won the toss and elected to field.
- No play was possible on day 2 due to rain.
- Callum Ferguson and Joe Mennie (Aus) both made their Test debuts.
- Australia's first innings total is their lowest at home for 32 years and their second-shortest innings at home in terms of balls faced.
- This was South Africa's third consecutive Test series win in Australia.
- This was South Africa's first win against Australia by an innings in Australia.