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Dhoni gets set for Twenty20

April 02, 2007

India wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrives along with a bodyguard (left) for a practice session at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Monday.

Dhoni has been included in the Jharkhand team for the Inter-State all-India Twenty20 cricket tournament beginning in Kolkata from Tuesday.

As part of the BCCI's inaugural national Twenty20 championship, the matches of the East Zone leg will be played in Kolkata from April 3 to 8. Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, Tripura and Assam are the five East Zone sides.

The league matches will be played on a round-robin basis, with the top two teams advancing to the final knock-out round to be played in Mumbai later this month.

Hosts Bengal will take on Assam in the opening match on April 3.

Photograph: DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images





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