India clinch series 2-1 after fourth Test against Australia ends in a draw | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Travis Head and Marnus LabuschagneCentury’s stance of ensured there was no drama on day five of the Fourth Test in Ahmedabad as the final duel of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy ended in a draw.
India needed wickets to bring the contest to life, but Head and Labuschagne showed great temper, ensuring there was no fairy tale victory for the hosts.
The draw meant that India won the series 2-1 and also sealed the World Trials Championship last place, thanks to a spectacular victory for New Zealand over Sri Lanka in the first test in Christchurch.
India took a 91-run lead earlier in the first inning to put themselves in an unbeatable position heading into the final day, but Australia went 175/2 at bat decisively to frustrate India and force a draw.
It was also the first test of the series that lasted the full five days.
India have now held the Border-Gavaskar Trophy since 2016-17.


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