Indore, Oct 11: India completed a 3-0 whitewash of New Zealand after thrashing the visitors by 321 runs on the fourth day of the third and final Test at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
Chasing a mammoth 475, the Kiwis were bundled out for a paltry 153 runs in their second innings. Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin once again emerged as the wrecker-in-chief, taking seven wickets and an overall 13 scalps in the match.
Earlier, riding on Cheteshwar Pujara's brilliant 101 and opener Gautam Gambhir's 56-ball 50, India declared their second innings at 216/3 with an overall lead of 474 runs, just before the tea break.
Former India cricketers and experts hailed team's win which propelled it to No.1 ranking in Tests.
Here's how experts, cricketers and fans reacted over India's win:
Congratulations India for a massive win over New Zealand By 321 & Ashwin,u rocked wid 13 wkts! Don't forget P'ship of the Virat & Rahane.
Congratulations India for a massive win over New Zealand By 321 & Ashwin,u rocked wid 13 wkts! Don't forget P'ship of the Virat & Rahane.— Joker (@BeeLikeJoker) October 11, 2016