India Script History, Win First-Ever Test Series In Australia
India clinched the 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar Trophy and won their maiden Test series in Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday.
Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the number one-ranked Indian Test team registered its first-ever Test series win in Australia. (All images courtesy: AFP)
The fourth Test in Sydney ended in a draw as India clinched the series 2-1, after having won Tests in Adelaide and Melbourne.
This is India's first Test series victory Down Under in 71 years and 11 attempts.
In Sydney, India forced Australia to follow-on for the first time since 2005. India bowled out the hosts for 300 after declaring their first innings at 622/7.
Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored three centuries in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, finished as top-scorer with 521 runs in the four-Test series.
Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah led India's pace attack with 21 wickets, joint-most in the Test series.