India beat Australia by eight wickets in their series-opening cricket Test, chasing down the 50 runs needed for victory in 69 balls after dismissing the touring team for 241 on the final morning in Chennai.
Spin bowler Harbhajan Singh scored his first century and VVS Laxman made 91 as India recovered to draw the first cricket Test against New Zealand.
India and England played out the fourth tie at the Cricket World Cup in a match that set the record for the most runs in a game at the tournament.
Harbhajan Singh became the 11th player in Test cricket to claim 400 wickets as India dismissed West Indies for 204 before reaching 8-0 on day two of the final Test in Dominica.
India battled to 80-1 at the close of play on day four of the first cricket Test against England at Lord’s in London, still trailing the hosts by 377.
India will need to mount the highest run chase in Cricket World Cup final history to win its second title after Sri Lanka posted 274-6 on the back of Mahela Jayawardene ’s unbeaten century.
India was set a target of 340 runs to win its first Test series in South Africa after Jacques Kallis scored his second consecutive century in Cape Town.
Australia reached 285-5 on the opening day of the second cricket Test against India in Bangalore.
India ended day three of the second cricket Test 34 runs ahead of the West Indies after Ishant Sharma became the fifth-youngest bowler to take 100 wickets.