For the Indian team, it was a day of double celebration. They won the series 2-1 and retained the Border-Gavaskar trophy and rose to the top of the points table in the ICC World Test Championship. India achieved a historic three-wicket victory at Gabba on Tuesday as they defeated Australia in the fourth Test, thanks to Shubman Gill's (91 runs) and Cheteshwar Pujara's (56 runs) outstanding knock in the second innings.
However, wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant scored an unbeaten 89 runs to steal the show, leading the team to the finish line and helped India realize its dream of an outright series victory.
On the final day, the victory at the Gabba meant that India won an unprecedented back-to-back Test series in Australia.
The Ajinkya Rahane-led team's victory in India vs Australia 4th Test put them 10 points ahead of the top of the ICC World Test Championship standings.
India not only rises to the top of the ICC World Test Championship but also Men in Blue climbed the ladder in the ICC Test Team Rankings. India overtakes Australia in the ICC Test Team Rankings to claim second place. As of the current standings, New Zealand topped the table with 118.44 points, while India now has 117.65 points, overtaking Australia on 113 points.
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