Mumbai: Ajinkya Rahane welcomed with dhol, flowers after historic Australia tour
Ajinkya Rahane returned home after leading India to a historic Test series win Down Under. The stand-in skipper landed in Mumbai and received a hero's welcome on his arrival. A huge number of cricket fans gathered on the Mumbai streets to cheer for Rahane. Flowers were showered on him while dhol and trumpets made it a festive atmosphere. Rahane took over the captaincy after Virat Kohli returned home on paternity leave. Under Rahane's leadership India achieved a historic series win in Australia. India came back from 0-1 down to take the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2-1.