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Virat Kohli obliges fans after India’s win in Melbourne (AFP Photo)

The country’s cricket fraternity, led by Sachin Tendulkar, on Sunday hailed the Indian team’s comprehensive victory over Australia in the third Test in Melbourne, terming it an incredible effort and one to be cherished for a long time.

India beat Australia by 137 runs at the iconic MCG to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match Test series. The Virat Kohli‘s men took giant strides towards India’s first ever Test series win on Australian soil in seven decades.


Batting great VVS Laxman said all the eleven players contributed to the win.

Congratulating the Indian team, BCCI acting president C K Khanna said, “It was a great win by the team. We hope the team will notch up India’s first ever Test series victory in Australia.”

Former India offspinner Harbhajan Singh tweeted: