India script history by winning their first ever Test series on Australian soil in 71 years

FirstCricket Staff, Jan 07, 2019 13:06:17 IST
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    Sweet taste of success – Virat Kohli became first captain to lead India to a Test series win on Australian soil in 71 years. AP

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    India lifted the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after the fifth day of the Sydney Test was washed out due to rain, the match ended in a draw, but visitors sealed 2-1 series win. AFP

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    The one half after whom the Border–Gavaskar Trophy is named, Allan Border, presented the trophy to the Indian skipper. AP

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    Incessant drizzle on day five didn't allow any cricket as the pitch remained covered throughout the day. AP

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    The Indian team acknowledged the fans that had remained in the stands throughout the day, some of them came for all five days. The popular Indian side received more than partisan support throughout the series. AP

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    Members of the Indian team break into a celebratory jig after a historic series win Down Under. Kohli in the press conference said, the Indian team followed Rishabh Pant's lead in the dance. AP







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