[caption id="attachment_788927" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-788927" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Kohli-Pujara-BCCI.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="353" /> Cheteshwar Pujara, the Player of the Series, scored 521 runs at an average of 74 with the help of three hundreds. @ BCCI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><strong>New Delhi:</strong> Congratulatory messages continued to pour in a day after <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-vs-australia-2018-india-win-first-test-series-in-australia-following-scg-wash-out-788225">India's historic Test series victory</a> on Australian soil with legendary batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/viv-richards/">Sir Vivian Richards</a> labelling the visitors performance as "magnificent". <p></p> <p></p>India won the four-match series 2-1 after the Sydney Test ended in a rain-forced draw on Monday, their first ever Test series triumph on Australian soil. <p></p> <p></p>"Let me take this opportunity to congratulate <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli/">Virat Kohli</a> and his team for such a magnificent performance Down Under. It was always going to be tough, but you guys came out smelling sweet," Richards said in a video message. <p></p> <p></p>https://twitter.com/ivivianrichards/status/1082598348391997440 <p></p> <p></p> <p></p>The 66-year-old West Indian also lavished praise on Player of the Series, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/cheteshwar-pujara/">Cheteshwar Pujara</a>, who scored 521 runs at an average of 74 with the help of three hundreds.</blockquote> <p></p>"And to Pujara just magnificent batsmanship... I just felt real gold stuff. Well done to everyone. Magnificent performance again. Congratulations to the Indian team and to my good mate Ravi well done again."