SYDNEY: Australia took a 2-0 series lead after beating India by an innings and 68 runs on the fourth day in the second Test in Sydney on Friday.
Australia, who had a 468-run first innings lead, dismissed the tourists for 400 with Sachin Tendulkar out for 80.
Once Tendulkar was dismissed shortly after lunch India collapsed and now cannot win the series with just two Tests remaining in Perth and Adelaide.
India have now suffered two heavy defeats after going down by 122 runs in last week's opening Melbourne Test.
Michael Clarke was man of the match after his unbeaten 329 and Tendulkar's prized wicket with his part-time spin.
Swing bowler Ben Hilfenhaus finished with five wickets for 106 in India's second innings.
Match scores: India 191 and 400; Australia 659 for 4 declared.