Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba, seal historic Test series win over Australia

India chased down the improbably 328-run target set by Australia to become the first team in 32 years to win a Test at the Brisbane Cricket Ground, sealing the four-match series in their favour as well.

FirstCricket Staff January 19, 2021 15:29:49 IST
Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba, seal historic Test series win over Australia
Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Rishabh Pant celebrates with teammates after guiding the visitors to a historic win at the Gabba on the final day of the fourth Test. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Indian players do a lap of honour around the Brisbane Cricket Ground while waving the tricolour after sealing a 2-1 series triumph. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Australia's Marnus Labuschagne finally completes a century at his home ground on Day 1 after coming close a couple of times this series. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

T Natarajan celebrates his first ever Test wicket, dismissing Marnus Labuschagne on Day 1. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar stood tall to rescue India from 186/6, helping them finish on 336, 33 short of the Australian total. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Josh Hazlewood was the pick of the Australian bowlers in India's first innings with figures of 5/57, his second five-for this series. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Mohammed Siraj had an emotional celebration after collecting his maiden five-wicket haul in only his third Test, helping restrict Australia to 294 on the penultimate day. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Shubman Gill once again set the tone for a successful Indian chase with a lively 91 on the final day, aided by eight fours and two sixes. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Cheteshwar Pujara battled his way through pain after receiving copping multiple blows to produce a gritty 54 on the final day.

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

Australia's Pat Cummins with the Player of the Series Award for his 21 wickets at an average and economy of 20.04 and 2.59 respectively. AP

Rishabh Pant Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba seal historic Test series win over Australia

The victorious Indian contingent poses with the Border Gavaskar Trophy at the end of a successful tour Down Under. AP

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