IND V AUS | BORDER - GAVASKAR TROPHY |
4TH TEST, GABBA | BRISBANE
DAY 5 REVIEW
India's batting legend Sunil Gavaskar says he's happy his one prediction that India will win this series 2-1 has come true.
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How would you like to eat your words? Grilled, fried, baked...wrapped in a chapati or dosa? 😊 pic.twitter.com/nZs3Z2N8Fa— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) January 19, 2021
WHAT A WIN!!! Yessssss. To everyone who doubted us after Adelaide, stand up and take notice. Exemplary performance but the grit and determination was the standout for us the whole way. Well done to all the boys and the management. Enjoy this historic feat lads. Cheers 👏🏼🇮🇳 @BCCI pic.twitter.com/CgWElgOOO1— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 19, 2021
OurDailyMuse's Analysis Holds True
This column and site had hinted, On Monday, at three ways this inexperience India side could eke out a win at the Gabba.
The analysis came about based on the admirable courage, resilience and spunk the players had shown as the series progressed.
More and more from the definite 11 -- from Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah to Hanuma Vihari -- were added to the injured list, the more rookies stepped up and performed.
To read that story, see: 3 Ways India Can Score At 3.31 An Over, Win At Gabba in 98 Overs
Updated scorecard: 👉 5th Test
Here's how former greats reacted:
EVERY SESSION WE DISCOVERED A NEW HERO.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 19, 2021
Every time we got hit, we stayed put & stood taller. We pushed boundaries of belief to play fearless but not careless cricket. Injuries & uncertainties were countered with poise & confidence. One of the greatest series wins!
Congrats India. pic.twitter.com/ZtCChUURLV
This win is going in history books ! Young team beating a experienced Australian side I don’t think I was so proud while I was playing for india 🇮🇳 #Unbelievable stuff #test cricket at it’s best congratulations boys 🕺🏼👊🏽👊🏽👊🏽 #IndiavsAustralia— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) January 19, 2021
India had many players injured, but what has been injured more has been the Australian arrogance & pride.— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 19, 2021
The test series has been like a movie with every member of Indian Team being a hero & some of them Superheroes.
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Historic series win for Team India! Youngsters delivered when it mattered, with Gilll and Pant in the forefront. Hats off to Ravi Shastri and the support staff for their part in this turnaround! So so proud of this bunch, this is one for the ages👏👏👏 #AUSvsIND— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 19, 2021
Just a remarkable win...To go to Australia and win a test series in this way ..will be remembered in the history of indian cricket forever ..Bcci announces a 5 cr bonus for the team ..The value of this win is beyond any number ..well done to every member of the touring party..— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) January 19, 2021