Skipper Dhoni hits the nets ahead of England ODIs

India's ODI skipper M.S. Dhoni got valuable batting practice at the VCA stadium in Nagpur ahead of the upcoming ODIs against England. Photo: PTI
Weapons... Dhoni looks animated at the nets. The Jharkhand Ranji team is playing its semifinal at the VCA against Gujarat. Photo: pti
Dhoni has a word with Jharkhand coach Rajeev Kumar (centre) before the third day's play on Tuesday. Dhoni is mentoring his State Ranji side.
Dhoni flew down to Nagpur at lunch on Day One, on Sunday, to spend time with the Jharkhand team. Here, he talks tactics with the team's skipper Saurabh Tiwari. Photo: pti
Keeping enemies closer? Dhoni interacts with Gujarat team members R.P. Singh (right) and Parthiv Patel, who is the skipper. Photo: pti