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Team India return to grand welcome

March 7, 2008

The victorious Indian cricket team landed back in Mumbai on Thursday after their three-month long tour of Australia.

The team, which reached Mumbai at 10.20am IST, was flown to Delhi in a special Kingfisher Airlines chartered flight where they were felicitated at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

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They were welcomed at the New Delhi airport and were then taken to a city hotel before the civic reception at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

The young Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni outplayed Australia 2-0 in the best of three finals to win the Commonwealth Bank tri-series.

The players were felicitated by, among others, BCCI chief Sharad Pawar and Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Tejinder Khanna.

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Video courtesy: ANI

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