Ranchi, Jan 18: Team India having won the second ODI against England by 127 runs, is leaving no stone unturned as they practised for long hours at Ranchi, ahead of the third ODI to be played at MS Dhoni's hometown on Saturday.
Ranchi stadium hosting its first international match ever, is gearing up for the D-day as the newly constructed stadium will be inaugurated on Friday.
MS Dhoni's men had a good catching practice session and a football game were played at the end of the session.
Dhoni, the centre of attraction at Ranchi his homeground would be looking forward to continue his good form while he also hopes for a better performance from his team mates on Saturday.
All the cricketers were at the ground for the practice session, while Yuvraj Singh joined the group later.
England, also scheduled to practice in the afternoon cancelled the session on Thursday.
Dhoni playing his first ODI at his hometown
Team India skipper MS Dhoni during a practice session in Ranchi on Thursday.
Gambhir, Dhoni oblige; sign autographs
Indian skipper MS Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir oblige fans during a practice session in Ranchi on Thursday, ahead of the 3rd ODI match against England.
Dhoni with fans at Ranchi
Team India skipper MS Dhoni giving autographs to police men during a practice session in Ranchi on Thursday.
MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli during the net session
MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli interact during their practice session in Ranchi on Thursday.