India vs Australia: Sourav Ganguly predicts hard-fought series Down Under despite visitors taking lead

Sourav Ganguly said all the remaining three matches in the Australia-India series will be result-oriented.

Press Trust of India, Dec 10, 2018 20:21:43 IST

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Monday said Virat Kohli and Co will have to fight hard to win their maiden series in Australia.

File image of Sourav Ganguly. Reuters

File image of Sourav Ganguly. Reuters

India took a 1-0 lead against Australia on their soil for the first time in 70 years after clinching a 31-run win in the opening Test.

Australia's lower order led by Nathan Lyon had sniffed victory before being eventually bowled out for 291 on the final day.

Congratulating Team India, Ganguly said: "It's a great win. This will be a hard-fought and highly competitive series. All the matches will be result-oriented."

India's best finish in Australia has been a 1-1 draw under Ganguly in 2003-04.

The second Test of the four-match Test series will begin at Perth from 14 December.

Updated Date: Dec 10, 2018 20:21:43 IST







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