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Australia won 4-match Border-Gavaskar Test series, 2-0

Jan 12, 2015 15:00 IST

Australia on 10 January 2015 won the 4-match Border-Gavaskar Test series played against India by 2-0. India, who lost the first two matches of the game, was successful in drawing the third and fourth matches of the series.


Series Report
1st Test Match - played at Adelaide Oval between 9 December and 13 December 2014, Australia won by 48 runs and Nathan Michael Lyon of Australia was declared as the Player of the match
2nd Test Match - played at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane between 17 December and 20 December 2014, Australia won by 4 wickets and Steven Smith of Australia was declared as the Player of the match
3rd Test Match - played at Melbourne Cricket Ground between 26 December and 30 December 2014, the match was drawn and Ryan James Harris of Australia was declared as the Player of the match
4th Test Match - played at Sydney Cricket Ground between 6 January and 10 January 2015, the match was drawn and Steven Smith of Australia was declared as the Player of the match


Player of the series - Steven Smith (captain) of Australia

Some facts of the Border-Gavaskar Test series 2014-15

• The first test was considered as a tribute to Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. As a tribute each player wore a black band with 408 written on it. 408 was the cap number of Hughes.
• Virat Kohli captained the Indian team in the first and last match of the series
• Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from International Test Cricket on 30 December 2014 after the Third Test Match ended in a draw
• Karn Vinod Sharma of India made his Test debut during the 1st match of the series
• Josh Reginald Hazlewood of Australia made his Test debut during the 2nd match of the series
• Kannaur Lokesh Rahul of India and Joseph Anthony Burns of Australia made their Test debut in the 3rd match of the series

 

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