Cricket: India beat Australia to clinch third Test and series

MOHALI - India beat Australia by six wickets in the third Test in the northern Indian town of Mohali on Monday to complete a series victory over the tourists.

In a tight finish on the final day, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni smashed three consecutive fours to earn victory with 15 balls remaining, reported the BBC.

India, who now lead the four-match series 3-0, had been set 133 to win after bowling out Australia for 223 in their second innings.

Virat Kohli top-scored with 34 before Dhoni (18 not out) completed the win.