Basking in the glory of India’s historic success Down Under – stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane called it a “massive, massive moment” for his players and lauded the entire team for performing as a unit. Putting behind the injury struggles and racial attacks, India beat Australia by three wickets in the fourth and final Test to end Australia’s 32-year-long domination at the iconic The Gabba, Brisbane. run at the Gabba. in the just-concluded Test series in Australia, addressed the team after the visitors secured a memorable win at the Gabba Also Read - India vs England, Live Score, 4th Test at Motera, Day 2: Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin Keep IND Steady
The Board of Control for Cricket in India – BCCI – on Saturday took to Twitter to share a video in which Rahane can be seen appreciating the effort of each individual throughout the Test series. Bowled out for a record low score of 36 in the series-opener in Adelaide that ended in two and half days in favour of Australia, India orchestrated a memorable comeback to win the series 2-1 following their victory in Brisbane. Also Read - Virat Kohli Equals Unwanted Records of Former Captains MS Dhoni And Sourav Ganguly After Duck Against England in 4th Test
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“It is a massive, massive moment for us. The way we, after what happened in Adelaide, came back from Melbourne onwards – it was really good to see. It wasn’t just one or two, but everyone who put an effort.
“In all the three matches, everyone contributed. It was actually very good to see,” said Rahane while addressing his teammates.
“We finished the match here with a win. That is very, very good,” the man who led admirably in Virat Kohli’s absence told his teammates in the dressing room after the win in Brisbane, the video of which was shared by the BCCI on Saturday.
After the crushing defeat in the first Test at Adelaide, India fought back to win the second Test at Melbourne with Rahane leading from the front with a classic century.
After levelling the series at Melbourne, India held on to a memorable draw in the third Test at Sydney and won the fourth match by three wickets at the Gabba, where they broke the home team’s 32-year-old record of not losing a game there.