India vs Australia: 'Won with old fashioned stubbornness and grit', Twitter reacts to Tim Paine and Co's win at Perth

Here's how social media reacted to Australia's series-levelling win over India in the 2nd Test in Perth.

FirstCricket Staff, Dec 18, 2018 09:32:41 IST

Australia beat India by 146 runs before lunch on the fifth and final day of the second test on Tuesday to level up the four-match series at 1-1.

The tourists, chasing 287 runs for victory, were dismissed for 140 at the new Perth Stadium when Jasprit Bumrah was caught and bowled by quick Pat Cummins.

India vs Australia: Won with old fashioned stubbornness and grit, Twitter reacts to Tim Paine and Cos win at Perth

Australia celebrate Virat Kohli's wicket in the second innings of Perth Test. AP

It was a first win in eight test matches for Australia. India, who won the opener at Adelaide Oval by 31 runs, have never won a test series in Australia.

The series continues with the Boxing Day test at Melbourne Cricket Ground starting on Dec 26 before concluding with the fourth test in Sydney in the New Year. As always, Twitter was abuzz and here's how Twitterati reacted to Australia's series-levelling win in Perth.

With inputs from Reuters

Updated Date: Dec 18, 2018 09:32:41 IST






Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 4366 104
5 Australia 3270 99
6 Sri Lanka 3795 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 4756 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 India 8411 263
4 Australia 5471 261
5 South Africa 4407 259
6 New Zealand 4784 252