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Eng opener Trescothick to return home

"He is going home due to personal reasons. Please don't ask more about it," coach Duncan Fletcher said.

india Updated: Feb 25, 2006 18:18 IST
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England batsman Marcus Trescothick will return home immediately from the tour of India for personal reasons, coach Duncan Fletcher said on Saturday.

"He is going home due to personal reasons. Please don't ask more about it," he told reporters.

Team management have called for a replacement.

The vice captain's departure adds to England's tour woes with captain Micahel Vaughan doubtful for the start of the first Test startingfrom Wednesday due to the recurrence of a knee problem.

First Published: Feb 25, 2006 16:59 IST