India vs Australia Series: India reclaimed a memorable 2-1 series victory against Australia, with an eight-wicket win in the fourth and final Test in Dharamsala on Tuesday, thus reclaiming the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. On Day 4, KL Rahul scored his seventh fifty as India reached the target in less than a session.. Chasing a easy to achieve 106-run winning target, the hosts overcame a couple of stutters to duly post a victory to seal off the fiery series 2-1. Opener KL Rahul remained 51 not out while stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane hammered a rapid unbeaten 38 as hosts ended at 106 for two. They ensured there were no great alarms after India had lost Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara in quick succession.
With 87 runs left to win on the fourth day of the final Test against Australia, the Indian batsmen did not take much time to chase down the target. It took them only 23.5 overs to take the game by 8 wickets and win the four-Test series.
According to media, “Unbelievable feeling. I think this was the best series win we have had so far. The way the guys handled situations and the way Ajinkya captained was amazing. The changes made to out fitness regime has paid off I guess,” Virat Kohli says.