Speaking about the series, Rahane said it was tough after Adelaide Test, as more players were injured and that they went into the final match 'just wanting to play good cricket'.
The victory Down Under handed India 430 points, putting it ahead of New Zealand (420) and Australia (332).
Justin Langer also applauded Rishabh Pant for playing a match-winning knock on the final day of the Gabba Test, saying that Pant's innings reminded him of Ben Stokes at Headingley.
Rishabh Pant calls series win 'biggest moment of my life' as Australia captain Tim Paine admits they were outplayed by by a 'disciplined and tough Indian side'.
Day 5 will stand out but it wouldn't have mattered if Washington Sundar & Shardul Thakur didn't do their magic on Day 3. They gave hope of a fight, and Pujara, Gill, Pant honoured that fight.
The last time a visiting team came out triumphant was back in 1988 when the mighty West Indian outfit under the leadership of Viv Richards thrashed Allan Border's team by 9 wickets.
Resuming at four for none on the final day, India overhauled the target with 18 balls to spare in a match that went down to the wire.
More than 1,200 officials, players & support teams will be arriving in Australia ahead of the tournament that begins 8 February. All will be subject to isolation and daily tests.
BJP minister Babul Supriyo accused Hanuma Vihari of 'murdering cricket' before the latter's match-saving knock against Australia Monday.
Prithi Ashwin was tweeting throughout the match Monday, offering constant support and hilarious advice to husband R. Ashwin while he was batting with an injured back.