No reason why India can't win abroad - Kumble

India head coach Anil Kumble is confident his side can transfer their sensational home form to matches on foreign soil.

An eight-wicket victory over Australia in Dharamsala on Tuesday saw India complete a clean sweep of series wins in their 2016-17 home international season.

Success on the road has proven hard to come by for Test nations in general, but Kumble is optimistic over his side's prospects in future tours.

"With this kind of line-up, with the lower-order contributions, I don't see any reason why we can't start winning abroad," said Kumble, who was also delighted with the way India responded to skipper Virat Kohli being ruled out of the fourth and final Test against Australia due to injury.

"After Virat's injury the team stood up," added the former spinner.

"[Ajinkya] Rahane led the team brilliantly after losing the toss. Then chasing 300 [Australia's first-innings total] was a brilliant effort and yesterday [Monday] the bowlers were brilliant.

"It's fantastic. We spoke about it that we will take one series at a time, one match at a time, one session at a time. To come back from 1-0 down [in the series], when you could see there were tired bodies around, it was brilliant."

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