India vs Australia, 4th Test: As it happened on Day 5

Shane Watson celebrates a century against England at The Oval in 2013

Australia won the second test in Perth by 146 runs.

It's the first time any team has had the option of asking Australia to follow on twice in a home summer. With a 2-1 lead, India could not have lost the series and it seemed improbable Australia could bounce back from the thrashing at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to share honours 2-2.

Kohli's team banked wins in Adelaide and Melbourne to take an unassailable 2-1 series lead and retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy, while they took control of the final Test by amassing 7 (dec)-622 after winning the toss.

The left-hander showed plenty of intent but just when it seemed he could be heading for a maiden test ton, he played the ball onto his own stumps off the bowling of Ravindra Jadeja. Mayank Agarwal, playing only his second Test, made 77 to lay the foundation for the rest of the Indian batting line-up.

But Cheteshwar Pujara, the highest scorer in the series, played another innings to remember.

"We've definitely had opportunities to make hundreds in the series, it's been execution or a few other amusing ways that people have got out, so that's it really". But he was not to be satisfied with that. Sydney had presented the best batting conditions so far in the series and the rock solid No.3 wasn't going to miss out. The duo of Pujara and Rishabh Pant scored big hundreds and batted Australia out of the match and hence the series as well. No other Asian captain leave alone Indian captain has won four away Test matches in South Africa, England and Australia in a single calender year.

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And then it was all about Kuldeep Yadav.

Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood shared an entertaining 42-run partnership for the last wicket to take Australia past 300 for just the second time this series, before Kuldeep got his fifth by having Hazlewood (21) out lbw in the 105th over.

The light improved in some time and the two umpires stipulated 11 am local time as the start of play, but rain arrived to prevent that from happening.

For India captain Virat Kohli, this is a watershed moment for Indian cricket. While this is a historically weak Australian team, India still did what no Indian team before them had achieved in 72 years. Australia, without Steve Smith and David Warner, were considerably weakened but the presence of a full-strength bowling attack had given them hope.

India's pacers were once again their heroes.

Earlier Sunday, it took India just six balls to strike after the long rain delay when Mohammed Shami (2-58) bowled Pat Cummins for 25 with a ball that kept low.Peter Handscomb added nine runs to his overnight score before he was bowled for 37 to become Jasprit's Bumrah's first wicket of the match and reduce Australia to 257-8.

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