India have won their first ever test series on Australian soil!! Let it sink in!!
The Sydney rain did spoil the test match, but it did not spoil the Indian party. Many Indian fans have been waiting for this day, since very long. Granted that this Australian side was depleted by
India won the Boxing day test in MCG after about 37 years! With this win, India has taken an unassailable 2-1 lead against the Aussies in this four test series.
How did the teams fare in the test match?
India went into the test match with a big question mark
India and Australia will clash on the 26th of Dec in this year's edition of the Boxing day test at the MCG. The Boxing day test match is a big cricketing tradition in Australia. Players and spectators look forward to this festive test match as a family occasion. Much like
Cheteshwar Pujara and the fast bowlers helped India win their first test match against Australia in Adelaide by 31 runs. One must add that, though the margin of victory was slender, the better team won.
The pitch was the typical Adelaide pitch for day test matches, except that the bounce was
India's tour of Australia in 2007/08 must rate as one of the most heated, bitter and competitive series India has played ever. Andrew Symonds coming out recently and saying that the Monkeygate during this series, ruined his career, says something about how bitter this series was.
India going into the series