Ahead of South Africa series, MS Dhoni trains in NCA

Out of media glare, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was spotted training at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru on Tuesday, by Circle of Cricket.

Last Updated: Sep 23, 2015, 09:20 AM IST
Ahead of South Africa series, MS Dhoni trains in NCA

New Delhi: Out of media glare, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was spotted training at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru on Tuesday, by Circle of Cricket.

With the all-important, home series against South Africa starting in 10 days time, Dhoni has opted to take the practice route to help himself match-fit.

Captain Cool MS Dhoni at NCA in Bangalore for the Preparatory Camp ahead of South Africa's Tour of India.#CircleofCricket

Posted by Circle Of Cricket on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Dhoni, who was retained as the captain of the national team for both the Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) and One-Day Internationals (ODI), last played for India in the three-match ODI series in Bangladesh in June.

The high-stake Gandhi-Mandela series kick-starts on Octobber 02 at Dharamsala's Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium with India taking on South Africa at the first of three T20I matches.

The Proteas will be in India for four Tests, five one-dayers and three T20Is in a long tour.