"So we learned a heck of a lot in South Africa, we learned a lot in England". It's wonderful that we had three top-class series in the year. "We learned from those mistakes".
India travel to the West Indies later this year but it's missions in New Zealand next year and back in Australia in two seasons time which will show whether this success was a one-off or a sign of things to come.
"So the most satisfying part of it [winning in Australia] was it was a team working towards this goal over the last 12 months", said Shastri. Kuldeep Yadav led the bowling attack picking five-wickets in his very first outing.
6 THE ANCHORMAN: Take Cheteshwar Pujara out of India's team and Australia may have won the series.
"I want to say I've never been more proud to be part of a team than this one here. They didn't have their absolute best series but it's not easy at this level and that can happen".
"This (Indian) attack was seriously good, I don't think in Australia we have given them enough credit for how relentless they are". He was soon joined by Virat Kohli who started capturing the insane moment on his phone.
"But the fact that the reward has come in the most historic series for Indian cricket is the cherry on the top of the cake". The Karnataka player, who was flown in midway through the series following the poor form of regular openers Murali Vijay and K L Rahul, grabbed the chance with elan.
India got most of their tactics right in Australia. However, what she didn't know was a difference between Test match and Test series! "The series win will give us a different identity". Poor team selection and impulsive decisions helped South Africa win the series 2-1.
He said he was really disappointed to lose the Test series and the team felt the absence of a few players (banned Steve Smith and David Warner).
By this, he meant Indian sides would no longer fail to believe they can put their best cricketing foot forward overseas. There's a lot of time in Test cricket.
MUMBAI: Virat Kohli the triumphant skipper, whose team recently clinched the first-ever Test series in Australia, has a strong message for the Kangaroos ahead of their tour to England for the Ashes. While celebs like Anushka Sharma, Abhishek Bachchan and Arjun Kapoor were quick to cheer for Team India, Preity Zinta too wanted to share her thoughts on the same.
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