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A look back at India's last tour of Australia in the Border Gavaskar Trophy featuring Rishabh Pant

Here is a look back at the Border-Gavaskar Trophy from 2020-21 as India dismantled Aussies on their home turf to win the series four-match Test series 2-1 which also saw Rishabh Pant play a match-winning role in the Gabba Test

aditya-pimpale Written By: Aditya Pimpale @AdityaPimpale6 [Published on: February 01, 2023 12:28 IST]
  • A look back at India's last tour of Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy featuring Rishabh Pant
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    A look back at India's last tour of Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy featuring Rishabh Pant
  • The first Test in Adelaide was a day-night Test in which India won the toss and elected to bat first. Australia successfully chased the target of 90 runs inside 21 overs. They finished at 2/93, winning by 8 wickets. Tim Paine was named the player of the match for his batting and keeping.
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    The first Test in Adelaide was a day-night Test in which India won the toss and elected to bat first. Australia successfully chased the target of 90 runs inside 21 overs. They finished at 2/93, winning by 8 wickets. Tim Paine was named the player of the match for his batting and keeping.
  • The second Test, the Boxing Day Test, took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. In that test and the two tests following it, India's regular captain Virat Kohli was taking paternity leave. Australia were bowled out for 200 giving India a target of 70 runs to win. They accomplished this task for the loss of two wickets.[45] Ajinkya Rahane was named the player of the match for his century in the first innings, also winning the first ever Mullagh Medal.
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    The second Test, the Boxing Day Test, took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. In that test and the two tests following it, India's regular captain Virat Kohli was taking paternity leave. Australia were bowled out for 200 giving India a target of 70 runs to win. They accomplished this task for the loss of two wickets.[45] Ajinkya Rahane was named the player of the match for his century in the first innings, also winning the first ever Mullagh Medal.
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  • The third Test was played at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, starting on 7 January 2021. Australian captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat first. The match was eventually drawn after India ended their innings at 5/334 with the heroics of Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari who both batted for 289 balls. Steve Smith was named the Man of the Match.
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    The third Test was played at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, starting on 7 January 2021. Australian captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat first. The match was eventually drawn after India ended their innings at 5/334 with the heroics of Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari who both batted for 289 balls. Steve Smith was named the Man of the Match.
  • The deciding fourth Test was played at The Gabba, Brisbane. Touted as 'Gabbatoir' or 'Fortress Gabba' in the cricketing circuit due to Australia's impeccable unbeaten Test record at this ground. Despite being pushed against the wall, India successfully chased the target with three overs to spare on the final day. They finished at 7/329, winning by three wickets and winning the series 2–1.
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    The deciding fourth Test was played at The Gabba, Brisbane. Touted as 'Gabbatoir' or 'Fortress Gabba' in the cricketing circuit due to Australia's impeccable unbeaten Test record at this ground. Despite being pushed against the wall, India successfully chased the target with three overs to spare on the final day. They finished at 7/329, winning by three wickets and winning the series 2–1.
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