Team India comes home to a quiet welcome

After a disastrous Australia tour the vanquished Indian cricket team, barring a couple of players, returned home to a quiet welcome on Sunday.

updated: March 04, 2012 10:34 IST
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New Delhi: Indian cricketers returned home on Sunday after a demoralising tour of Australia during which they were whitewashed in the Test series and made an early exit in the ODI tri-series that followed.

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina, Praveen Kumar and Rahul Sharma arrived here at the Indira Gandhi International airport from Brisbane via Singapore early in the morning.

The players landed much later than their scheduled arrival and chose to make quiet exits from the airport without talking to the waiting mediapersons.

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