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Melbourne Test: India beat Australia by eight wkts to level four-match series 1-1

India levelled the test series against Australia by 1-1 after recording an eight wicket victory in the second test at Melbourne.

India levelled the test series against Australia by 1-1 after recording an eight wicket victory in the second test at Melbourne.

With couple of players of Indian side injured and major players out of the ground the victory is considered as historic.

Chasing a low target of 70 runs, Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara got out early.

However, Shubman Gill and stand in skipper Ajinkya Rahane kept their cool and reached the meagre target at ease.

Ajinkya Rahane who hit 112 runs in the first innings to craft the victory for the Indian side was adjudged Man of the Match.

For Australia Micheal Starc and Pat Cummins claimed one wicket each.

Earlier, the hosts were bowled out for 200 in their second innings before lunch.

For India, Ravichandran Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah and Jadeja bagged two wickets each while debutant Mohammad Siraj stood out with three wickets and Umesh Yadav claimed one.

Australia had made 195 runs in the first innings while India scored 326 runs taking a significant lead.

With the series leveled now, the enthuse of cricket lovers are at helm to watch the remaining two matches of the series.

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