A sixth half-century in the series from KL Rahul and a touch of aggression from Ajinkya Rahane finally snuffed out the last of Australia's fight, sealing the series 2-1 for India
Thirteen Tests, ten wins, four trophies. This is the story of India's historic home season, and the players that made it happen
Steven Smith has pointed out that despite losing the series, he is impressed with how his side, particularly Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins, have fared in unfavourable conditions
A contentious, fractious and ill-tempered Test series has claimed a final victim: Virat Kohli's relationships with Australian players.
Both the Indian and Australian teams were applauded on Twitter following a hard-fought Test series
In both Ranchi and Dharamsala, Australia fell short of posting truly daunting first-innings totals despite hundreds from Steven Smith. It was the lack of big scores from their openers that made i
Stats highlights from India's win in Dharamsala, a victory that sealed the series for them
Virat Kohli has said it was Ajinkya Rahane's decision to play five bowlers in Dharamsala; then he, Rahane and Anil Kumble decided on playing Kuldeep Yadav since he had the X-factor
Australia were bowled out for 137 in their second innings, leaving India with 87 more to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on a fizzing Dharamsala pitch
Australia had come to India well-prepared, and had competed for three-and-a-half Tests, but the middle session of the third day disrupted all their diligence
Five-and-a-half-years after his Test debut, Umesh Yadav showed he can be the bowler he has always threatened to be: fast, brutal and thoroughly unpleasant to face
After two full days when this series seemed to have stopped following its well-established plot lines, today was back to normal service in some ways
Ravindra Jadeja overtaking Kapil Dev and Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Lyon going past Lance Gibbs, and other stats highlights from day three of the Dharamsala Test
Australia's batting coach Graeme Hick spoke about their disappointing day as they were bowled out for 137 to come close to losing the series on Tuesday
Nathan Lyon took four wickets after tea to prevent India from setting up a substantial first-innings lead, as the hosts finished the second day 52 runs behind with four wickets in hand
Nathan Lyon claimed 5 for 34 on Test debut in Galle in 2011 but since then he has had to grind for every bit of success
After speaking with Steven Smith at tea, Nathan Lyon settled on a tactic of coming over the wicket to Ajinkya Rahane and varying the pace of his deliveries, notably darting through a greater numb
The former India opener analyses different methods batsmen adopt while negotiating the short ball on Indian surfaces where inconsistency in bounce is a big factor
KL Rahul scored his fifth half-century of the series and said after the second day that he was a little disappointed about not converting any of the starts into big scores
Steven Smith's third century of the series carried Australia to 300, while India bounced back through wristspinner Kuldeep Yadav's 4 for 68 on debut
Australia's bowlers were pleased, and India's batsmen not so much, when they discovered that the Dharamsala surface played a lot like one in Australia
On a first-day pitch, Kuldeep Yadav outfoxed three Australian top-order batsmen with guile and his natural attributes
Instead of adding some bizarre aspects to his bowling, debutant Kuldeep Yadav used flight, dip and turn to puzzle the Australian batsmen
Steven Smith's batting form has been so sublime that every time he goes out to bat, he exemplifies why he is a cut above the rest
Matthew Wade has said the cracks in the pitch can play a huge role in the Australian spinners and fast bowlers picking up ten wickets on the second day of the Test
Twitter reactions to Kuldeep Yadav's memorable first day in Test cricket, on which he took 4 for 68
Steven Smith scored his third century of the tour on the first day in Dharamsala, a rare achievement for an overseas batsman in India
Gautam Gambhir said "people talking too much about a young boy" like Kuldeep Yadav can hamper his development as a spinner
That Australia are within touching distance of securing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is down to a cultural shift following their 0-3 loss in Sri Lanka last year
The hosts are grappling with sore shoulders, knees and groins, and a whole lot of tired minds. But with the series at stake, they will need one collective push
Australia left all the tension of their tour of India behind to spend the morning with one of the world's leading advocates for peace and harmony.
India captain Virat Kohli has said he is likely to play the fourth and deciding Test against Australia in Dharamsala only if 100% fit
Australia have fought India all the way through the series, and now find themselves needing only a draw to go home with the Border-Gavaskar trophy
No. of times India have won a Test series after losing the first Test, including this. The other 3: vs Eng 1972-73, Aus 2000-01 and SL 2015.
No. of ducks for Pujara in home Tests, before this. This was his first duck in 50 innings at home. He has had 2 ducks in 31 innings outside India.
Instances of 3 India bowlers picking 3 or more wickets in the same innings at home since 2000, both in this series - vs NZ at Eden Gardens and this match.
Previous most wickets for Umesh Yadav in a series, in Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2011-12. Warner was the 15th scalp of this series for Umesh.
Warner's average in this series - his 3rd lowest in any series. He averaged 13 in NZ in 2015-16 (2 Tests) and 23 in Ashes 2013. In Ind in 2012-13, he averaged 24.37.
No. of 50+ scores for Jadeja in the 2016-17 season, same number as Kohli, Vijay and Rahul. Only Pujara has made more such scores (12).
No. of players to score 500+ runs and take 50+ wickets in in a season - Kapil Dev in 1979-80, Mitchell Johnson in 2008-09 and Jadeja in 2016-17.
No. of 50+ scores for Rahul in this series - the joint - most for an India opener in a series vs Aus. Vijay had also made 5 such scores in Aus in 2014-15.
Wickets for Ashwin in 2016-17 season - the most by any bowler in a season. He went past Dale Steyn's 78 scalps in 2007-08.
No. of visiting captains to score 3 centuries in a series in India, including Smith this series. Alastair Cook in 2012-13 was the first.