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English cricket team returns home

November 29, 2008 11:57 IST

The England cricket team which arrived in Bangalore on a transit halt left for home Saturday morning but promised to return for two cricket tests next month.

The team which reached Bangalore from Bhubaneshwar Friday evening had been put in a reputed city hotel.

The entire hotel was put under high security vigil with even the media barred from interacting with the team.

The England team had cut short their one-day series following the volatile situation in Mumbai.

The team was schedule to stay in Taj in Mumbai, one of the hotels under terrorist attack, during the second match to be held from December 19 to 23.

Next month's Twenty20 Champions League, featuring teams from Australia, South Africa, England, India and Pakistan, was postponed, and the unofficial Indian Cricket League canceled its match in Ahmedabad.

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