There is little doubt that the Indians must be terribly disappointed to lose the series to an Australian team that sometimes had just eleven fit men. Yes, the Aussies are the No 1 ranked side in the world but they sometimes did sport an emaciated look in the matches against India.
The manner in which they kept losing players to injuries it was a wonder that they had any morale left. Let's not forget that these misfortunes were on top of the squad arriving in India without some key personnel.
But then there is no more dangerous side than Australia when cornered or deemed to be vulnerable. Over the years, we have had any number of examples of Aussie grit under pressure and the series served as a tribute to their resilient qualities. This is one quality that they possess in abundance.
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