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Cricket: India win first-ever Test series in Australia

Cricket: India win first-ever Test series in Australia
Fourth match in Sydney ends in draw, leaving India with 2-1 triumph

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun

ANKARA (AA) - India's cricket team on Tuesday won first-ever Test series in Australia, as their fourth test match in Sydney ended in draw on Tuesday.

It came after the match was called off due to rain on the last day of the match, leaving India with a 2-1 triumph after wins in Adelaide and Melbourne.

Australia had won in Perth.

Following the historic win, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter: “A historic cricketing accomplishment in Australia! Congratulations to the Indian Cricket Team for the hard-fought and richly deserved series victory. The series witnessed some memorable performances and solid teamwork. Best wishes for the various games ahead."

Imran Khan, a former cricket hero and Pakistani prime minister, also greeted the Indian side.

"Congratulations to Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team for the first ever win by a subcontinent team in a test series in Australia," he said.

Virat Kohli led the Indian team to the victory by scoring 282 runs in the series.


source: News Feed
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