Tendulkar lauds Indian team, Bumrah on Twitter after MCG Test win

Other former cricketers too post tweets congratulating India’s 137-run win that gives it a 2-1 series lead.

Virat Kohli’s men took giant strides towards India’s first ever Test series win on Australian soil in seven decades.   -  reuters

The country’s cricket fraternity, led by Sachin Tendulkar, on Sunday hailed Team India's comprehensive victory over Australia in the third Test in Melbourne, terming it an incredible effort and one to be cherished for a long time.

India beat Australia by 137 runs at the iconic MCG to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match Test series. Virat Kohli’s men took giant strides towards India’s first ever Test series win on Australian soil in seven decades.

 

Batting great VVS Laxman said all the 11 players contributed to the win.

 

Congratulating the Indian team, BCCI acting president CK Khanna said, “It was a great win by the team. We hope the team will notch up India’s first ever Test series victory in Australia.”

Former India opening batsman Virender Sehwag tweeted:

 

Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh wrote while responding to former Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson’s tweet: 

Johnson had tweeted: “India just to good in all departments this Test, well done 2-1 to India means Australia will need to fight in Syd to stop India winning the series. Enjoy your New Years.”