India handed an 8-wicket drubbing to Australia in the series-deciding Test in Dharamsala on Tuesday. The victory was nothing less than incredible as the Indian Cricket Team showed enough perseverance throughout the 4th Test and thus they are enjoying the tag of the champions now.

 

The Indian cricket fans were worried as skipper Virat Kohli had pulled out of the 4th Test because of his shoulder injury. Critics were sceptical about Ajinya Rahane and his ability to lead these young Indian blokes. But Rahane put the critics in their place as he successfully and quite brilliantly led India to an outstanding victory in Dharamsala against an upbeat Australia side.

 

Here are some interesting statistics that you need to know:

 

## India have now joined Australia and South Africa as Kohli and co. have defeated all the Test playing nations at the same point of time. Australia and South Africa were the only two sides to achieve this unique feat before.

 

## This is the 4th time that India have gone on to win a Test series having lost the first match.

 

## India have now defeated Australia in 4 consecutive series at home after 2004-2005.

 

## Under the reign of Virat Kohli, India won 10 Test matches out of 13 in this home season. The only team to win more or same number of games in a home season is Australia.

 

## KL Rahul has 6 fifty plus scores in this series against Australia. Mohinder Amarnath, Sunil Gavaskar and Graham Gooch are the only players who achieved this feat before Rahul.

 

## Umesh Yadav picked up 30 wickets in this home season. This is the most by any Indian seamer since 1983-1984.

 

## Steve Smith amassed 499 runs at a staggering average of 71.28. This is the second-highest tally after Kim Hughes, who had scored 594 runs at 59.40 in 6 games back in 1979-1980.