Melbourne: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar joined several other former cricketers in praising India for their historic ODI series victory over Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday.

Yuzvendra Chahal, MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav came in for high praise from ex-cricketers and fans on social media after India's seven-wicket win in the third and final ODI. Most of them praised Dhoni and slammed his critics.

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Dhoni hit his third half century in a row and won the Man-of-the-series award. His 87 not out was well complemented by Jadhav with an unbeaten 61 as the duo took the team home in the final over for a 2-1 series triumph. India were set a target of 231.

This was India's maiden bilateral ODI series triumph Down Under. Virat Kohli and his men ended the tour with a grand double after having claimed their maiden Test series win (2-1) earlier this month.

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Former India players VVS Laxman, Mohammad Kaif, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina and others tweeted wishes to 'Men in Blue' and hailed Dhoni's performance.

Here are some of the reactions from Twitter.