Indian skipped Ajinkya Rahane was honoured with the Mullagh Medal on Tuesday at the vital Boxing Day Test.
Rahane became the first recipient of the iconic medal which is named after Australian Skipper Johnny Mullagh.
Rahane scored 112 runs in the first innings and helped India reach a total of 326 runs in the first innings.
Australian Cricket in a bid to pay tribute to the ex-cricketer,had announced that the Player of the match of the Boxing Day Test will be awarded, Mullagh Medal. Mullagh was the first cricketer who led the famous 1868 Aboriginal cricket tour of England.