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BCCI announces cash rewards for Virat Kohli and Indian team for Australia series win

India cricket team beat Australia cricket team by eight wickets in the fourth and final Test at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamsala to seal the series 2-1, winning the Border-Gavaskar trophy as well as retaining the No. 1 Test team status in the ICC list.

cricket Updated: Aug 21, 2019 10:43 IST
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India cricket team players pose with the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after winning the four-match Test series against Australia cricket team in Dharamsala on Tuesday.
India cricket team players pose with the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after winning the four-match Test series against Australia cricket team in Dharamsala on Tuesday.(Reuters)
         

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) congratulated the Indian cricket team on Tuesday for retaining the No. 1 position in Test team rankings and registering unbeaten series wins in the home season 2016-17. (Dharamsala Test, Day 4 highlights)

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India defeated Australia by eight wickets in the fourth and final Test at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium here. (Dharamsala Test scorecard)

Lokesh Rahul hit a half-century and guided the hosts to victory along with stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane after the early departure of Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara.

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The board also announced the cash awards after the historic Test series win against Australia.

The team members will be awarded with Rs 50 Lakh each while coach Anil Kumble will receive Rs 25 Lakh, and the support staff Rs 15 Lakh each.

First Published: Mar 28, 2017 17:45 IST

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