India complete clean sweep over Australia with historic win in Delhi Test

It was not exactly a clinical performance by Team India in Delhi but Cheteshwar Pujara, R Ashwin, Murali Vijay and Ravindra Jadeja ensured that the hosts stay ahead of the battered Aussies who themselves had Peter Siddle and Nathan Lyon with spirited performances.

updated: March 24, 2013 16:14 IST
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New Delhi: It was expected to be a tricky chase, but India's Gen Next put its hand up to fashion a remarkably commanding, series-sweeping victory at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

On another action-packed day of Test cricket, India sealed their domination of Australia in one of the most one-sided series in recent times, racing away to a six-wicket triumph with more than two days to spare, in the process completing their first 4-0 sweep in Test history.

The demons in the Kotla deck, which had threatened to increasingly, alarmingly, deteriorate with every second, were emphatically laid to rest by Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli, the two young men making light of what appeared a dicey fourth-innings riposte after Australia had set India 155 for victory.

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