DHARAMSALA: India underlined their standing as the arena´s primary aspect as they demolished Australia by way of 8 wickets to clinch a bitterly fought series 2-1 on day 4 of the fourth Test Tuesday.
Chasing 106, opener Lokesh Rahul (51 now not out) hit the profitable runs in Dharamsala to take again the Border-Gavaskar trophy from Australia, who had triumphed at house in 2014-15.
India´s stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane (38 now not out) hit two sixes in a row off Pat Cummins on methods to the great victory, as the house crowd waved large India flags and danced in the stands.
The hosts scored 332 in their first innings in respond to Australia´s 300 prior to the vacationers collapsed for simply 137 at the 3rd day.
India misplaced Murali Vijay to rapid bowler Cummins and Cheteshwar Pujara to a run out, however they have been the one hiccups the house aspect confronted in the morning consultation.
The Indians owed their win to all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja who starred with each bat and ball, top-scoring with 63 runs in the primary innings sooner than taking 3 wickets together with his left-arm spin right through Australia´s short-lived 2d knock.
Indian tempo bowlers Umesh Yadav and Bhuvneshwar Kumar additionally contributed to offer their aspect early breakthroughs.
Australia had themselves accountable for capitulating all through their 2d innings after giving India an in depth struggle all through the series, marked by way of a number of flare-u.s.between the gamers.
The victory used to be India´s 10th out of 13 Tests in a marathon house season that noticed them get the easier of New Zealand, England and Bangladesh.