The fourth Test match played between India and Australia in Sydney has been drawn though. In this match, the hosts were protected from bad light and rain, but Australia could not stop the Indian team from making history this time. Despite Sydney's drawn of Test matches, India made the four-Test series 2-1. With this victory, waiting for the 71-year test series win in Australia is over. This is the first time when an Indian team beat Australia and win the Test series on their own home.
The Indian team became the first Asian team to win a series in Australia and the fifth team of the world.
Team India decided to bat first before winning the toss at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Thanks to the mighty centuries of Cheteshwar Pujara (193) and Rishabh Pant (159 *), Team India declared their first innings at 622/7 in 167.2 overs. In reply, Australia's first innings was reduced to 300 runs in 104.5 overs. In this way, Team India gained 322 runs on the basis of first innings.
Indian captain Virat Kohli forced Australia to play follow-on Playing on the follow-on, the hosts made 6 runs in 4 overs without any losses in their second innings. On the fourth day of the Sydney Test that is, only 25.2 overs could be played on Sunday. No one ball could be bowled on the fifth day and the umpires decided to cancel it. Team India's new wall Cheteshwar Pujara was adjudged Man of the Match for playing his finest knock of 193 in the Sydney Test. Pujara was adjudged Man of the Series to score 521 runs including three centuries in the series.
Team India won the first Test by 31 runs in the current series. Australia then returned to the second Test played in Perth and won the match by 146 runs to level 1-1. The Virat boys then made an impressive display in the Boxing Day Test played in Melbourne and won by an incredible 137 runs, in the series a 2-1 unstoppable rise. The fourth Test played in Sydney was a drawn.
Team India and Australia will now play three-match ODI series, the first of which will be played in Sydney on January 12. On January 15, the third one-day will be played on January 18 in the second one-day Adelaide and Melbourne.
Explain that no one ball could be bowled on the fifth and final day of the fourth Test. Due to rain and poor light the game of the day could not start. After 31 years, Australia played follow-on in a Test match against any team in their home. Last time in 1988 England had given Australia the follow-on to this ground. In addition, India has followed Australia for the first time since 1986. Earlier, in 1986, India had followed Australia in a match played on New Year's Eve in Sydney.
The rain was also disturbed in the fourth-day match between the two teams. Due to rain, not a single ball was bowled in the first session and the lunch was announced. After that, in the second session, their last day's score was to play ahead with a score of 236 on six wickets, Australia added 64 runs to the side to score 300 and their first innings ended on this score.