MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team for registering a 2-1 Test series win in Australia. It was a series that showcased grit, determination and resilience of the highest quality.
To bounce back after a defeat in Adelaide, come back strong with a win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), grind it out for a draw at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) & breach Fortress Gabba after 32 years shows the character of this team.
The board applauds the efforts displayed by the team on and off the field & the way they have carried themselves through adversities on what has been a Test series of epic proportions.
The BCCI is proud of this magnificent feat and has announced a cash reward of Rs 50 million to the team.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said: We are extremely proud of the series win. Beating Australia in Australia by a young team will remain etched in the history of Indian cricket forever. It cannot get better than this. I am so proud of everyone. Congratulations to Ajinkya Rahane and Ravi Shastri and the rest of the touring party for this remarkable feat.