SunstarTV Bureau: This is for the first time that Australia has been beaten in 32 years and India created a historic win in the 4th Test against Australia at Gabba in Brisbane to win the series 2-1 and retain Border-Gavasker Trophy.
With a target of 328, India was given a solid start by Subman Gill who scored 91 at first then classy knock from Rishabh Pant won India by 2-1 in the series.
After a horrendous defeat at Adelaide the skipper less Indian team banged away the series from Australia led by Ajinkya Rahane. After the former was dismissed by seamer Pat Cummins for 56, Pant carried on and stitched partnership with Washington Sundar to put India in a solid position.
This victory means so much more because it came at ‘Fortress Gabba’: This is the first time that Australia has been beaten in 32 years. Australia’s last defeat at Gabba came at the hands of the West Indies in 1988.
Since then, Australia played 31 matches at the venue and won 24 of them, while drawing the remaining 7. The streak was broken and the fortress was breached with Rishabh Pant scoring the winning runs. Pant remained unbeaten on 89 as India picked a 3-wicket win.