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India's Tour Of Australia

India's Ajinkya Rahane is congratulated by Australia's Steve Smith as they leave the field at the close of play on day two of the second cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020.

Ravindra Jadeja made an impact as an all-rounder for India both in ODIs and then in the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground where India won to bring the series to an even keel 1-1.

Daughters of former Australian cricketer Dean Jones, Phoebe, left, and Augusta walk with their mother, Jane, obscured, following a tribute for the late batsman who died in India, during the tea break on day one of the Boxing Day cricket test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

India's stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane embraces teammate Shubman Gill as they celebrate after winning the second Test between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. India defeated Australia by eight wickets to level the series at 1-1.

India's Virat Kohli bats during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's M.S. Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav embrace during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Virat Kohli poses with the Border–Gavaskar Trophy during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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Indian cricket players pose with the Border–Gavaskar Trophy during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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Indian cricket team members pose with the Border–Gavaskar Trophy during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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Australia's Peter Siddle celebrates the wicket of India's Rohit Sharma during their one day international cricket match in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Yuzvendra Chahal and India's Virat Kohli, left, react during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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Australia's Glenn Maxwell, center, drives as India's Yuzvendra Chahal dives to stop a run during their one day international cricket match in Melbourne, Australia.

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Australia's Peter Handscomb drives the ball during their one day international cricket match against India in Melbourne, Australia.

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Australia's Glenn Maxwell bats during their one day international cricket match against India in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, center, celebrates the wicket of Australia's Aaron Finch during their one day international cricket match in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, center, and India's Virat Kohli celebrate the wicket of Australia's Aaron Finch during their one day international cricket match in Melbourne, Australia.

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Indian cricket player's from front left, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Vijay Shankar, Dinesh Karthik and Rohit Sharma pose for a photo with ball kids from India at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's M.S. Dhoni (7) and teammate Dinesh Karthik celebrate their win over Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's M.S. Dhoni plays a shot against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Virhat Kohli celebrates his 100 against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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Indian fans enjoy a play during a one day international cricket match between India and Australia in Adelaide.

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India's Ambati Rayudu plays a shot against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Shikhar Dhawan loses his wicket against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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Australia's Usman Khawaja, second from right, celebrates the wicket of India's Shikhar Dhawan during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Virhat Kohli plays a shot against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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Australia's Nathan Lyon bowls against India during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Rohit Sharma hits out during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Dinesh Karthik catches Australia's Glenn Maxwell during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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Australia's Shaun Marsh, left, celebrates his century with Glenn Maxwell during their one day international cricket match against Australia in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Siraj bowls against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Shami, second from right, celebrates the wicket of Australia's Marcus Stoinis during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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Australia's Peter Handscomb plays a shot against India during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India celebrate the wicket of Australia's Usman Khawaja during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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Australia's Usman Khawaja plays a shot during their one day international cricket match against India in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Kuldeep Yadav bowls against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India’s M.S. Dhoni, right, goes past Australia’s Peter Handscomb, left, after Handscomb lost his wicket during their one day international cricket match in Adelaide, Australia.

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India's Rohit Sharma gets a top edge that will have him caught out against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's Virhat Kohli walks off after he was caught out off the bowling of Australia's Jhye Richardson during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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Australia's Shaun Marsh falls over the boundary while trying to save 6 runs from India during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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Australia's Jhye Richardson, right, celebrates taking the wicket of India's Ambati Rayudu during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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Australia's Shaun Marsh drives the ball for 4 runs off India's Khaleel Ahmed during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's M.S. Dhoni drives the ball against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates after bowling out Australia's Aaron Finch during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, left, celebrates with teammate M.S. Dhoni after trapping Australia's Usman Khawaja, right, LBW during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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Australia's Usman Khawaja, center, plays a reverse sweep against India during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's Kuldeep Yadav appeals for a wicket against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's Rohit Sharma, right, celebrates catching out Australia's Alex Carey, left, during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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Australia's Shaun Marsh, front, drives the ball against India during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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India's Ambati Rayudu throws the ball while fielding against Australia during their one day international cricket match in Sydney.

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Anushka Sharma wisely kept away from the ram­bun­ctious—and video-viral—celebrations at the Indian team hotel, but was at hand for an informal, improm­ptu victory lap with Virat after India’s historic series triumph in Australia. For sheer glamour, this comes on top, but for pure joy, we still prefer our Audi ride.

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Indian teammates watch a replay after taking the wicket of Australia's Nathan Lyon on day 4 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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Australia's Mitchell Starc lets a high ball go past on day 4 of their cricket test match against India in Sydney.

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Umpire Ian Gould, right, signals that an early tea break will be taken due to poor light on day 4 of the cricket test match between India and Australia in Sydney.

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India's cricket captain Virhat Kohli, right, walks with his wife, Anushka Sharma celebrates India's series win over Australia after play was called off on day 5 of their cricket test match in Sydney. The match is a draw and India wins the series 2-1.

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India's Virhat Kohli, right, tips his hat as he celebrate with teammates their series win over Australia after play was called off on day 5 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Kuldeep Yadav, left, and Ravindra Jadeja hold the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as they celebrate their series win over Australia after play was called off on day 5 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Virhat Kohli holds up the Border–Gavaskar Trophy as he celebrate their series win over Australia after play was called off on day 5 of their cricket test match in Sydney. The match is a draw and India wins the series 2-1.

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The Indian cricket team and support staff celebrate their series win over Australia after play was called off on day 5 of their cricket test match in Sydney. The match is a draw and India wins the series 2-1.

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India's cricket team celebrate with the Border–Gavaskar Trophy as they celebrate their series win over Australia after play was called off on day 5 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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The Indian cricket team celebrate their series win over Australia after play was called off on day 5 of their cricket test match in Sydney. The match is a draw and India wins the series 2-1.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara, second right, presents to former Australian player Glenn McGrath, right, a pink cricket cap as support of McGrath's charity before play on day 3 of their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney.

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Australia's Pat Cummins, center, sweeps the ball against India on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja appeals for a LBW decision against Australia on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Kuldeep Yadav, center, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Australia's Tim Paine on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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Australia's Tim Paine, center, stands over the stumps after he was bowled by India's Kuldeep Yadav on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Virhat Kohli, left, celebrates with India's Kuldeep Yadav after the wicket of Australia's Travis Head on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Hardik Pandya slides into the boundary rope while attempt to field against Australia on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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Australia's Marcus Harris pulls the ball against India on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, third left, is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of Australia's Marcus Harris, left, on day 3 of their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Mohammed Shami fields off his own bowling to Australia on day 2 during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Virhat Kohli, second left, takes a photo with fans ahead of play on the second day of their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney.

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Indian cricket fans wave flags on day 2 the cricket test match between India and Australia in Sydney.

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Australia's Josh Hazlewood, second right, holds his head after losing an appeal for a LBW decision on India's Rishabh Pant, right, on day 2 during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Hanuma Vihari walks off after he was caught out on day 2 during their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates making 150 runs against Australia on day 2 during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara walks off after he was caught out for 193 runs against Australia on day 2 during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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Australia's Nathan Lyon, second left, is congratulated by teammates after he caught and bowled India's Cheteshwar Pujara on day 2 during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's R. Jadeja pulls the ball on day 2 during their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney.

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India's Rishabh Pant, right, celebrates making 100 runs as Australia's Marnus Labuschagne turns away on day 2 during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara removes debris from the wicket during their cricket test match against Australia in Sydney.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane avoids a ball while batting against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates making 100 runs against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara, right, prepares to pull the ball in front of Australia's Tim Paine during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Virhat Kohli walks off after he was caught behind for 23 runs against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Mayank Agarwal holds his head after he was caught out for 77 runs against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's K.L. Rahul walks off after he was caught in the slips for 9 runs against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Mayank Agarwal, right, and Cheteshwar Pujara encourage each other while batting against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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India's Mayank Agarwal raises his bat after making 50 runs against Australia during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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Australia's Josh Hazlewood, left, celebrates taking the wicket of India's Virhat Kohli, right, caught behind for 23 runs during their cricket test match in Sydney.

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (R) with skipper Virat Kohli and other Team India players at his official residence, the Kirribilli House in Sydney on the New Year's day.

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Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, second left, and his wife, Jenny, right, meet India's cricket captain Virat Kohli, second right, and his wife, Anushka Sharma, right, during a reception for Australia's and India's cricket teams at Kirribilli House in Sydney.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara signs autographs for fans as he walks out of the players race during play on day five of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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An Indian cricket fan cheers after India defeated Australia on day five of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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Indian cricket team supporters cheer and wave flags after India defeated Australia on day five of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Shami holding a stump walks off the field after India defeated Australia on day five of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Virat Kohli, left, reacts after Australia's Pat Cummins was caught out during play on day five of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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From left, India's Mayank Agarwal, Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma hold the stumps after India defeated Australia on day five of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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Indian team members celebrate after beating Australia on day five of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Mohammed Shami, left, speaks with Jasprit Bumrah during play on day four of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, center, celebrates after getting the wicket of Australia's Tim Paine during play on day four of the third cricket test between India and Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

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