New Delhi [India], Oct 2 : The Virat Kohli-led side received a flurry of wishes from the cricketing fraternity after they clinched a seven-wicket win in the fifth and the final ODI against Australia to clinch the five-match series 4-1 at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Sunday.
Taking to his official Twitter account, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) senior official Rajeev Shukla? hailed Team India for the big win before praising Kohli and opener Ajinkya Rahane for putting up a brilliant show.
"Congrats #BCCI #TeamIndia for the big win in #NagpurODI (and) 4-1 series win.Kudos to @imVkohli @ImRo45 (and) @ajinkyarahane88 for the fantastic game," Shukla wrote.
He wrote, "Congrats Team India on a fantastic series win.Really happy to see a lot of players contributing in this win.Keep it up!! @BCCI #IndvAus."
"Team India undr @imVkohli hs bn settling new benchmarks of hard work (and) commitment.Congrats (and) wish you evn more success!," he wrote.
Chasing a target of 243 runs to overcome Australia, India overtook the target with 43 balls to spare and seven wickets in hand thanks to a century and a half-century by openers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane respectively.
Rahane was dismissed for 61 of 74 balls, while Rohit struck 125, his 14th ODI ton, to seal a victory for his team.
Earlier, India restricted Australia to 242-9, thanks to Axar Patel and Jasprit Bumrah for their brilliant bowling performance.
Patel was pick of the Indian bowlers as he picked three wickets for 38 runs, followed by Bumrah who returned with figures of 2-51.
Jadhav and Bhuvneshwar Kumar chipped in with a wicket each. Rohit Sharma was awarded Man of the Match for his knock of 125 while Hardik Pandya was declared Man of the Series for his 200 plus runs and six wickets.
Sharma slammed his 14th century here, sixth versus Australia and went past 6000 ODI runs. The two sides will now head into three-match T20 series, beginning October 7 in Ranchi.