In an iconic win, the 32-year-old record was broken as India becomes the first team to beat Australia in the 4th Test at the Gabba in Brisbane since the West Indies in 1988 thus claiming the series 2-1 and retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Chasing a target of 328, India was given a solid start by Shubman Gill who scored 91 to help the visitors get on the right foot on the final day.
A counter-attack from Shubman Gill (91) set up a thrilling hour of play on either side of the Lunch break, before Ajinkya Rahane joined Cheteshwar Pujara. Rishabh Pant (89*) was promoted to Number 5 as India looked to go for the win in the afternoon session. Another great milestone by Rishabh Pant as he completed his 1000 Test Runs at Gabba
At Tea, India were 183/3, needing 146 to win in the final session. Pujara, after weathering numerous blows to the body, was given out LBW on umpire’s call for 56. Pant carried on India’s charge towards a historic win in the last hour of the Test, hitting the winning runs with minutes remaining before close of play. Australia had not lost a Test at the Gabba in 32 years before this.