March 28, 2017 11:02 IST

India beat Australia by 8 wickets, win series 2-1

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India defeated Australia by eight wickets in the fourth and final Test at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium here on Tuesday.
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India have thus clinched the series 2-1 to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
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Lokesh Rahul hit a half-century and guided the hosts to victory along with stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane after the early departure of Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara.
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Rahul remained undefeaed on 52 while Rahane was not out on 38.
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Fittingly, it was Rahul who hit the winning runs, guiding a Steve O'Keefe delivery to the on-side.