Melbourne:Indian bowler Zaheer Khan claimed that the team would be looking to put 2007 behind them and start 2008 afresh.
The team management had said that they would like the team to celebrate New Year together and not individually and following on those lines the Indian team boarded a cruise to celebrate the New Year in style.
Members of the Indian team, along with the support staff were in attendance and the mood seemed upbeat.
Every Indian cricket fan will be hoping for ahead of the 2nd Test, which starts on the 2nd of January in Sydney.
The team has faced a lot of flak from both the Indian and foreign media for there 337 run loss to the hosts in the 1st Test in Melbourne.
Skipper Anil Kumble has said that what is really needed is a change in the mental make-up and that the tourists need to be more aggressive on the field.