Australia beat India by 298 runs to win series 4-0

Australia beat India by 298 runs in the fourth Test to sweep the series 4-0 early on the final day at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday.

Australia dismissed the tourists for 201 and condemn India to their eighth consecutive away Test defeat. India have not won a series in Australia in 10 tours.

India quickly lost their final four wickets on the last day to end a sorry series for the tourists.

Australia won by 122 runs in Melbourne, an innings and 68 runs in Sydney and an innings and 37 runs in Perth before their final Adelaide annihilation.


Australia 1st innings: 604 for 7 declared (R. Ponting 221, M. Clarke 210; R. Ashwin 3-194)

India 1st innings: 272 (V. Kohli 116; P. Siddle 5-49)

Australia 2nd innings: 167 for 5 declared (R. Ponting 60 not out; R. Ashwin 2-73)

India 2nd innings: (166 for 6 overnight)
G. Gambhir c Haddin b Harris 3
V. Sehwag c Ponting b Lyon 62
R. Dravid c Hussey b Harris 25
S. Tendulkar c Cowan b Lyon 13
V.V.S. Laxman c Marsh b Lyon 35
V. Kohli run out (Hilfenhaus) 22
I. Sharma c Haddin b Harris 2
W. Saha c Haddin b Siddle 3
R. Ashwin not out 15
Z. Khan c Warner b Hilfenhaus 15
U. Yadav c Haddin b Lyon 1

Extras: (lb3, w2) 5

Total: (all out; 69.4 overs) 201

Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Gambhir), 2-80 (Sehwag), 3-100 (Dravid), 4-110 (Tendulkar), 5-162 (Laxman), 6-166 (Kohli), 7-166 (Sharma), 8-170 (Saha), 9-193 (Zaheer), 10-201 (Yadav)

Harris 19-5-41-3
Hilfenhaus 11-2-35-1
Siddle 14-5-47-1
Lyon 21.4-4-63-4
Hussey 2-0-3-0
Clarke 2-0-9-0

Australia won by 298 runs

Australia won series 4-0

Man-of-the-match: Peter Siddle (AUS)

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