Ind vs Aus Test Match: India Wins First Test Series In Aus 2-1 After 4th Test Ends In A Draw

Ind vs Aus Test Match: India Wins First Test Series In Aus 2-1 After 4th Test Ends In A Draw

 India Wins First Test Series In Aus 2-1 After 4th Test Ends In A Draw 

New Delhi: India Cricket team has won their first-ever Test series in Australia by a margin of 2-1, defeating the mighty Aussies in their home. The fourth test in Sydney was abandoned due to rain on Monday. The host, Australia were still behind by 316 runs when the match was called off as a draw.  This is the first time, the Indian team has achieved this feat,  since they began touring Australia in 1947-48. The win made Virat Kohli, the first Indian as well as the first Asian captain to win a Test series in Australia.

After the tour, the visitors emerged as the world's number one team and retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a historic 2-1 series win.

The fourth test match in Sydney was shortened on day four, when bad light and rain allowed only around 100 minutes of play, the Indian team had restricted the hosts out for 300 in reply to their own ominous 622 for seven, declared.

For the first time in 30 years, the Australia were forced to follow on at home. Only four overs of their second innings were possible, with Marcus Harris not out two and Usman Khawaja unbeaten on four before the match was called off.

"I want to say I've never been more proud of being part of a team, than this one right here," said Kohli.

"The boys make the captain look good. By far, this is my biggest achievement. It's at the top of the pile."

Australia skipper Tim Paine paid tribute to India.

"Have to tip our hat to India, we know how tough it is to win in Australia so congrats to Virat and (coach) Ravi (Shastri) because it's a huge achievement," he said.

"Disappointed, definitely over the last two Tests. We had our chances in Adelaide, in Perth I thought we played some good cricket, but in Melbourne and Sydney, we've been outplayed."