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India vs Australia: Skipper Ajinkya Rahane Surprises Nathan Lyon With Special Gift After Victory

It wasn't just India's victory over Australia in Brisbane Test, that became the talking point, but also skipper Ajinkya Rahane's sweet surprise for opposition spinner Nathan Lyon that won the hearts of millions. Right after winning the series, as Rahane was talking in the post-match conference, he called up Lyon and gave away a signed India jersey to the spinner, for playing 100 Tests.

India vs Australia: Skipper Ajinkya Rahane Surprises Nathan Lyon With Special Gift After Victory

It wasn't just India's victory over Australia in Brisbane Test, that became the talking point, but also skipper Ajinkya Rahane's sweet surprise for opposition spinner Nathan Lyon that won the hearts of millions. Right after winning the series, as Rahane was talking in the post-match conference, he called up Lyon and gave away a signed India jersey to the spinner, for playing 100 Tests.

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Twitter went berserk after this gesture from the Indian team. Here's what they had to say:

Also, after a crushing four-wicket win over hosts Australia, at Brisbane, Team India leapfrogged Aussies to reach the top of ICC World Test Championship points table. The 2-1 series victory now also means that Australia has slipped to the third position, which no one would have expected to happen, and are now behind New Zealand.



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RankTeamPointsRating
1 New Zealand 3198 118
2 Australia 3028 116
3 India 3085 114
4 England 4326 106
5 South Africa 2499 96
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1 England 5405 123
2 India 6102 117
3 New Zealand 3716 116
4 Australia 4344 111
5 South Africa 3345 108
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1 England 6877 275
2 Australia 6800 272
3 India 10186 268
4 Pakistan 7516 259
5 South Africa 5047 252
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