|Team India won the test series against Australia by 2-1|
India Vs Australia fourth Test: India revels in a grand finish to their long, grueling home season walking off with an easy 8-wicket win over Australia in Dharamshala. Just formalities left to be fulfilled; Indian came down to knock off remaining 87 on day four. The hosts finished the Dharamshala Test in a similar fashion that they had been way through the season against countries. Each player contributed well to India’s unforgettable victory. While the first innings was a mixed-knock of the entire batting unit, top order did the job in the second innings. And yes, bowlers’ role in the win cannot be overlooked. They did a fantastic job to make the win easy. The pace duo of Umesh Yadav and Bhuvneshwar Kumar shared 7 wickets between them. Debutant Kuldeep Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja picked up 4 wickets each to ensure India’s win.
|Ravindra Jadeja become Man of the Match and Series in Aus Test Series 2017|
Ravindra Jadeja bagged the man-of-the-match title for his coveted 63 and 4 crucial wickets. KL Rahul hit an unbeaten half-century (51*) in the second innings to seal both the match and the series. Also, he banged the first innings with 60 runs. It was his sixth fifty of the series and second of the match. Rahane’s 46 and blazing 38* helped India clinch the match with utmost ease. Pujara, who unfortunately suffered a run-out in the second innings, proved had his worth in the first innings with 151-ball 57. Ashwin’s 30 and Saha’s 31 in the first innings came at the right time to put India in an up-and-about position, 32 runs ahead of Australia.
|Team India Retain ICC Test Mace and One Million Dollar from ICC|
India wins it all on day four in Dharamshala: the match, the series, and yes the war of words that had been quite the matter of discussion way through series. The win earns India lot more than just match and the series. Since India retains the Test championship mace, ICC rewards them one million dollar. Remarkably, India has lost no series this home season. And this, on the whole, was India’s 7th series win in a row.