India have secured a 2-1 collection win in opposition to Australia after the fourth Take a look at in Ahmedabad led to a draw, with the hosts retaining the Border-Gavaskar trophy for the fourth successive time.

After the primary three Assessments led to lower than three days on raging turners, the collection finale was performed on a dull pitch as simply 22 wickets fell throughout 15 periods.

Beginning day 5 on Monday nonetheless trailing India by 91 runs, Australia had been comfortably steered to security by Travis Head (90) and Marnus Labuschange (63 not out) because the match was referred to as off early with neither group able to securing a victory.

The groups shook fingers simply an over after Indian quantity three Cheteshwar Pujara bowled the second over of his 102-Take a look at profession.

Virat Kohli was named participant of the match for his gutsy, drought-breaking century knock in India’s first innings.

Australia declared on 2-175 with Labuschange and Steve Smith (10 not out) on the crease after making 480 of their first innings when Usman Khawaja (180) and Cameron Inexperienced (114) scored memorable centuries.

However India batted even higher, piling on 571 as Kohli (186) broke by way of for his first century in additional than three years and younger opener Shubman Gill scored a superb 128.

Australia’s common quantity 11 Matt Kuhnemann was the one wicket to fall within the first session on Monday after the spinner was despatched in as a nightwatchman on Sunday with Head instead of Khawaja.

Travis Head looks behind him holding his bat up in front of him
Travis Head steered Australia to security.(AP Photograph: Ajit Solanki)

The in-form opener is combating an unspecified leg harm after hurting himself within the area on Sunday and seemed sore making an attempt to run within the nets earlier than play on day 5.

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