With that result, Virat Kohli became the first Indian skipper to win Tests in Australia, England and South Africa. Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni won Tests in England and South Africa but this is India's first opening Test victory in Australia.
This is the sixth Test win for India on Australian soil and their first in a decade too.
Interestingly, this is also the first time India have won the first Test match of a series in Australia.
India winning first Test of a series.
Inputs: IANS, SIFY
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