India vs Australia 2018-19 Tests: Virat Kohli-led Team India was over the moon after becoming the first team in 71 years to win a Test series on Australian soil. It took the 29th captain to finally return home triumphant. A big moment in history and the team members aptly took to Twitter to express their emotions. Kohli credited team effort for the emphatic 2-1 series win and felt from here the team will look to go upwards as he took to Twitter. His post read, “So proud to be a part of this team, great feeling! This is not just a team this is a family. Onwards and upwards from here on. Also Read - IPL 2020 News, DC vs KXIP: Shreyas Iyer Reflects on Delhi Capitals Loss Against Kings XI Punjab, Says Should Serve as a Wake up Call For Us
Man of the Match and Series Cheteshwar Pujara took to Twitter and thanks Australia and his fans for their best wishes as his post read, “It’s been such a wonderful few weeks in Australia, something that has become historic! Every second the team put has paid off so well. Thank you all for the love and wishes pouring in. It’s been an overwhelming day, a day I’ll cherish for the rest of my life!”
KL Rahul, someone who did not have the best of series was happy to be a part of the winning team.
Jasprit Bumrah whose 21 wickets in the series meant Indian pacers were better than the Australians took to Twitter and expressed how proud he felt. His post read, “History has been created!!!First ever Test series win on Australian soil. It’s such a proud moment to be a part of the winning side.This win will be cherished for a long long time.”
Shami was the hero in Perth and got the wickets as and when he was required.
For young Pant, this was his coming of age series as he contributed from behind the wickets and became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a century on Australian soil. His post read, “What a historical series win guys. Proud to be part of this group. Incredible team work can’t ask for more. Congratulations everyone for making the history.”
“Want to give a special mention to Pujara. He’s one guy always willing to accept things. He’s the nicest man around. Special mention to Mayank Agarwal too. To come in on Boxing Day and play like that against a high-quality attack. Someone like Rishabh as well, coming into his own and dominating attacks,” said Virat Kohli.