India Beat Australia 2-1 Down Under
India had to better Australia to better their chances of qualification for the WTC final. The ICC also made changes to the rules which as now the qualification of the teams depended on percentage points. Despite that India overhauled every obstacle to win the series 2-1.
India lost the first Test under Virat Kohli’s captaincy in Adelaide. They were bowled out for 36 in the second innings, their lowest ever Test score.
However, they came back roaring winning games in Melbourne and The Gabba to win the series 2-1. In the process, India became the first team to beat Australia at The Gabba in over 30 years. India discovered some new heroes on the trip as well.