India win first ever Test series in Australia

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Peter Handscomb was 28 not out and Pat Cummins was on 25, with Australia still needing another 287 runs to avoid the prospect of the follow-on after India posted 622-7 declared in their first innings.

Australia, reeling from a record three-consecutive declarations this series, gave up their biggest first-innings deficit at the famed venue since 1936.

Peter Handscomb (37) was the next to have his castle toppled, catching an inside edge from Jasprit Bumrah's bowling, which careened into his pads and then the stumps.

That brought Nathan Lyon to the crease but he was gone after five balls, out lbw without scoring to a full toss from Kuldeep.

Australia were placed at 6-0 in 4 overs after Kuldeep Yadav's five-wicket haul in his maiden Test Down Under helped India bowl the home team out for 300 in the first innings.

Tailenders Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc put on 42 for the last wicket before Hazlewood fell for 21 to Yadav.

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The third session did not happen due to bad light and then light rain forced the umpires to call off play.

India's Kuldeep Yadav, second left, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Australia's Nathan Lyon.

Earlier, incessant rain and bad light prevented the start of play. Starc finished on 29 not out.

India, needing only to avoid defeat to win the series, denied Australia any real possibility of a victory here by batting for almost two full days reaching 622-7 before declaring with Cheteshwar Pujara (193) and Rishabh Pant (159 not out) scoring hundreds.

India, having failed to win a Test series in Australia in 11 previous attempts, will end a slump that dates back to when they were crushed by Don Bradman's side in 1948.

Considering the poor weather conditions and India's huge lead, Kohli did not hesitate in asking the hosts to bat again and by doing so, Kohli became only the second India captain after Kapil Dev to enforce the follow-on in Australia and coincidently, both the instances have come at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

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