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

  • FirstCricket Staff
  • December 18th, 2018
  • 9:32:41 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.

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

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: December 18, 2018 09:32:41 IST

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