Narendra Modi replies Australian PM on India's historic win over Australia at the 'GABBA'

Modi replies by tweeting '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.'

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 20, 2021 13:59 IST
Narendra Modi replies Australian PM on India's historic win over Australia at the 'GABBA'
Indian PM Narendra Modi replying Australian PM on India's win

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.

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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.