Modi reply to AUS PM: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi replies to the Australian PM Scott Morrison via tweet. Earlier, Australia PM wishing Narendra Modi in the early morning. On Tuesday, hard-fought India, driven by its emerging youngsters, pulled off a thrilling triumph over Australia by three-wicket in the fourth Test played at Gabba and retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Resuming at 4/0 on the final day, India claimed the target with three overs to spare in a match that went down to the wire and seized the 4-match Test series 2-1.
Modi tweets ''Thanks,@ScottMorrisonMP. It was a thrilling series with the best from both the teams on full display. India and Australia make for formidable competitors on the field, and solid partners off it.''
''Congratulations @narendramodi and the Indian Cricket Team on a great win in the test series here in Australia. It was a hard-fought contest between the game’s best teams and players. Commiserations [email protected] and our Australian Men’s Test Team. They’ll be back,'' tweeted Australian PM.
Thanks, @ScottMorrisonMP.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 20, 2021
It was a thrilling series with the best from both the teams on full display.
India and Australia make for formidable competitors on the field, and solid partners off it. https://t.co/6lndFvRP0U
Earlier, Rishabh Pant was the hero for the Indian cricket team with his career-defying knock of 89 not out as the injury-depleted Indian team overhauled the 328-run target with three overs to go, winning by three wickets. Pant has also adjudged 'Man of the Match' for his fierce innings. With these combined team efforts, India executing a record-breaking final day chase to register back-to-back series wins on Australian soil at The Gabba on Tuesday.
Australia had not been beaten at the Gabba since falling to Viv Richards' all-conquering West Indies side by nine wickets in November 1988.
The rookie youngster Shubman Gill notched a scintillating 91-run knock to set up an enthralling hour of play on the final day of the series-decider Test before Indian skipper Rahane giving company to India's new-wall Cheteshwar Pujara. Shubman Gill fell on 91, a nine short of his maiden Test hundred, skipper Ajinkya Rahane departed after a brisk 24 but Pujara endured blows to the body and fought on with Rishabh Pant to keep India in the hunt.
The wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant drives Hazlewood to the long-off boundary as India seized the series by 2-1 and India breached the Gabba fortress.