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Pakistan PM Imran Khan Congratulates India For Becoming First Asian Team To Win Test Series In Australia

Written By Narayan R | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has come up with a congratulatory message for Virat Kohli and his men following their 2-1 series win against Australia
  • Following a washout on Day Five of the final Test in Sydney, history was created and the Indian team became the first and the only Asian team to win a Test series against Australia

Pakistan Prime Minister and former national team all-rounder Imran Khan has come up with a congratulatory message for Virat Kohli and his men following their 2-1 series win against Australia, a first for India and for an Asian team Down Under.

Taking to Twitter, the 1992 World Cup winning captain wrote, "Congratulations to Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team for the first ever win by a subcontinent team in a test series in Australia."

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar also heaped praise on India for creating history. He lauded the Men in Blue for their performance and keeping pressure on Australia in their own turf.

"Congratulations to Team India for a historic series victory Down Under. One of the toughest tours in world cricket is a Test Series in Australia. It was a great effort and they kept Aussies under pressure throughout," his Twitter post read.

READ: Virat Kohli And Co Beat Australia 2-1, Record India's First Ever Test Series Win Down Under

Following a washout on Day Five of the final Test in Sydney, history was created and the Indian team became the first and the only Asian team to win a Test series against Australia in Australia. Kohli, as a skipper, managing to do something which not even the likes of Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble, Imran Khan or Arjuna Ranatunga could achieve in the past.

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