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South Africa's wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock laughs with team mate Vernon Philander after they dismissed Australia in HobartReuters

Something is just not clicking with the Australian cricket team at the moment. The five-match ODI series was whitewashed by South Africa and then, Steve Smith and co suffered a big loss in their first test match in Perth.

Everyone kind-of thought that Aussies will be back with a bright start in their second test match being played in Hobart at the moment. But no, it didn't transpire that way.

As unbelievable as it may seem, Australia have got all out for 85 runs in their first innings on the very first day of the Hobart Test. It just took 32.5 overs for South Africa to inflict the worst of damages on the home team at the Bellerive Oval. Reminder: It is the very first Test match the Proteas are playing in at this particular venue.

The likes of David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Joe Burns were made to look like absolute amateurs by the Proteas, who despite losing Dale Steyn, rode on the magic of Vernon Philander (5 for 21) and Kyle Abbott (3 for 41). 

Skipper Smith did manage to get 48 runs off 137 balls, while debutante Joe Mennie scored 10 off 30 balls. These were the only two stats catching the eye in the rather embarrassing Australian scorecard.

On stumps, South Africa lead by 86 runs with five wickets remaining in their 1st innings. Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock are undismissed at the end of the day, while the good news for Australia remains that Josh Hazlewood (2 for 36) and Mitchell Starc (3 for 49) are covering the team's batting shame with their impressive bowling spells.

Here is what twitter users have been saying on Australia's performance

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