Kolkata, Dec 3: India captain MS Dhoni inspected the Eden Gardens pitch here on Monday. The pitch has been the focus ahead of third Test between India and England.
Indian players trained at the Eden Gardens on Monday. Dhoni was seen checking the 22-yard strip. He would be wondering whether it will turn from first day or not.
The third Test starts on December 5, Wednesday.
Sachin Tendulkar, who is under pressure to get runs, worked hard in the "nets."
See the images below, from India's training session on Monday.
Sachin Tendulkar in "nets"
Sachin Tendulkar plays a shot in the "nets" as coach Duncan Fletcher watches, in Kolkata on Monday.
Captain turns his arm over
MS Dhoni bowls in the "nets" on Monday.
Any chances of rain?
Yuvraj Singh looks towards the sky during a training session. Also seen are Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara.
Yuvraj and Sachin share a light moment
Yuvraj Singh and Sachin Tendulkar share a light moment on Monday.
Kohli and Tendulkar in Kolkata
Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar are seen during a training session on Monday.