Mahendra Singh Dhoni leaves after a meeting with a Ranchi police official, Ranchi, December 31, 2008 © AFP

  • Dec 23, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his trophies © AFP

  • Dec 23, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni takes a rest from his wicketkeeping duties to roll his arm over © Getty Images

  • Dec 21, 2008

    Paul Collingwood is caught-behind by Mahendra Singh Dhoni off Amit Mishra © AFP

  • Dec 20, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni drives on the front foot © Getty Images

  • Dec 18, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni in action at the nets session © AFP

  • Dec 18, 2008

    VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have fun with soccer © Getty Images

  • Dec 15, 2008

    The trophy is not a distant dream for Mahendra Singh Dhoni © AFP

  • Dec 15, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni looms large on the big screen behind Kevin Pietersen © AFP

  • Dec 14, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a tough day at the office © Getty Images

  • Dec 13, 2008

    Harbhajan Singh has a word with Mahendra Singh Dhoni during their 75-run partnership © AFP

  • Dec 13, 2008

    An inimitable Mahendra Singh Dhoni stroke © Getty Images

  • Dec 13, 2008

    Ian Bell takes evasive action as Mahendra Singh Dhoni crunches the ball through the off side © Getty Images

  • Dec 12, 2008

    Yuvraj Singh does not seem to enjoy the joke © Getty Images

  • Dec 11, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virender Sehwag have an on-field discussion © AFP

  • Dec 10, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni addresses the media © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni surveys the conditions © AFP

  • Dec 9, 2008

    Yuvraj Singh cuts loose at the nets under the watchful eyes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2008

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni trains in Chennai © AFP