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India win first ever Test series in Australia

07 January 2019, MVT 18:47
India's team celebrate their series win on the fifth day of the fourth and final cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on January 7, 2019. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) /
07 January 2019, MVT 18:47

A dominant India won a historic first-ever series in Australia on Monday with a 2-1 victory after play in the fourth and final Test in Sydney was abandoned due to rain.

Australia were still 316 in arrears when the match was called off as a draw, leaving India with a series triumph after wins in Adelaide and Melbourne.

It is the first time they have managed the feat since they began touring Australia in 1947-48.

Sydney, Australia | AFP