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India wins test series 2-1, Virat becomes most successful captain, 7 Big records created

India won the Test series in Australia for the first time by 2-1 in the four-match Test series. On the fifth day of the Sydney Test, a single ball could not be bowled due to rain and the match was drawn.
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India won the Test series in Australia for the first time by 2-1 in the four-match Test series. On the fifth day of the Sydney Test, a single ball could not be bowled due to rain and the match was drawn.
India had won Tests in Adelaide and Melbourne, while Australia won the Perth Test. Significantly, the Indian team becomes the first Asian team to win the Test series in Australia.
Batting first in the Sydney Test, the Indian team scored a huge score of 622/7, in response, Australia's team were all out for just 300 runs in the first innings and they were asked to follow-on.
On the fourth day, when Australia's score was 6/0 in the second innings, the match was stopped due to poor light and after that, the match could not be played due to poor light and rain.

During this rain hit day, Indian team have registered 7 big records to their name. Let's see

1. Indian players winning a Man of the Series award in Tests in Australia:

Cheteshwar Pujara becomes only the 5th Indian player to win the 'Man of the Series' award in the test series in Australia.

  1. K Srikkanth, 1985/86
  2. Kapil Dev, 1985/86
  3. Sachin Tendulkar, 1999/00
  4. Rahul Dravid, 2003/04
  5. Cheteshwar Pujara, 2018/19*

2. Most test series win for India:

This is Virat Kohli's fourth away Test series win, the joint most for an Indian captain alongside Sourav Ganguly. Series wins away from home for Virat Kohli: 2-1 in Sri Lanka, 2015
  1. 3. Indian team created history in SCG:
  2. 2-0 in West Indies, 2016
  3. 3-0 in Sri Lanka, 2017
  4. 2-1 in Australia, 2018/19
So after 25973 days (i.e.71 years, 1 month and 10 days), an Asian team has registered a Test series win in Australia.

4. Teams winning a Test series for the first time in Australia:


  1. England - 1882/83
  2. West Indies - 1979/80
  3. New Zealand - 1985/86
  4. South Africa - 2008/09
  5. India - 2018/19*

5. Virat Kohli becomes the most successful captain in Asian captain in Australia:

Virat Kohli becomes the first captain from Asia to win a Test series in Australia, before him none of the Asian captains has won a test series in Australia.

6. Series wins in 'SENA' countries for India:

With the series win against Australia by 2-1, India registered their 6th test series win in SENA country.
  1. 2-1 in Aus, 2018 /19
  2. 3-1 in NZL, 1967/68
  3. 1-0 in Eng, 1971
  4. 2-0 in Eng, 1986
  5. 1-0 in Eng, 2007
  6. 1-0 in NZ, 2008/09

7. Visiting sides winning series in Australia:

Indian team becomes the 5th test playing nation to win the test series against Australia in Australia, after England (13 times), West Indies (5), New Zealand (1) and South Africa (3).
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