Indian team played out of their skin in the absence of their star players and won the test series against Australia 2-1. The Virat Kohli led team was 1-0 down in the series after getting bowled out on 36 runs in the first test at Adelaide but playing poor cricket for just 1 hour didn’t took a toll on them as Ajinkya Rahane led team won the next test at Melbourne.
In the third test at Sydney, Australia came strong but the partnership between Pujara and Rishabh Pant took the game to a famous draw. The fourth test was always going to be a tough challenge for India as Australia last lost a test match at Brisbane in 1978.
Do you know- Australia got bowled out in both the innings of GABBA after 1991 in this test match
However, history books are meant to change and it was just a matter of time for the Rahane led side. A young Indian team pipped a strong Australian team in the fourth test to win the series and retain the Border Gavaskar trophy and also destroy the fortress of Gabba. The young lads- Washington Sundar, Rishabh Pant, Mohammad Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Shubman Gill played an instrumental role in the win.
Along with this, people started remembering former veteran batsman Rahul Dravid. He was a trending topic on social media and fans were giving credit to ‘the wall’ after the historic victory as the Karnataka lad has nurtured all these young cricketers in the past. He
Finally Dravid broke the silence and spoke to Sunday Express on this and said, “Ha ha, unnecessary credit, the boys deserve all the praise.