India's first ever series sweep over Australia
India beat Australia by 7 wickets
An elated Indian team poses with the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after beating Australia by 7 wickets in the second Test in Bangalore. India clinched the series 2-0.
This is India is first ever series sweep over Australia. The World No. 1 Test team has pushed Australia to the fifth spot in ICC Test rankings.
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar played a crucial role in team's victory. He scored 403 runs in 2 Tests at average of 134.33.
Debutant Cheteshwar Pujara, who failed to score in the first innings, top scored in the second innings with 72 runs.
This is the second Test series win over Australia under MS Dhoni's captaincy. Last Test series win came in 2008 when Anil Kumble announced his retirement in the middle of the series and Dhoni took over as the Test captain. He had then lifted the trophy with Anil Kumble in Nagpur.
Sachin Tendulkar reacts as he walks out of the ground after the second Test between India and Australia at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. (AFP Photo)
Sachin Tendulkar picks up the stumps as a memento after India won the second Test match between India and Australia. (AFP Photo)
Rahul Dravid and Australian players congratulate Sachin Tendulkar after India won the second Test match between India and Australia at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. (AFP Photo)
Sachin Tendulkar roars in celebration after India won the second Test match between India and Australia in Bangalore. (AFP Photo)