Mahendra Dhoni slammed an unbeaten 79 from 59 balls, India Blue v India Green, Challenger Series, Chennai, October 2, 2006 © AFP

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    The bat flies off Mahendra Singh Dhoni's gloves while attempting a slog © AFP

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    Sachin Tendulkar unleashes a fierce pull © AFP

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    All eyes were on Sourav Ganguly, but he managed just 24 © AFP

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    Sachin Tendulkar is joint favourite to top score in the Champions Trophy © AFP

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    Lakshmipathy Balaji in action in the second game © AFP

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    Irfan Pathan lofts a six during his daring half-century © AFP

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    Rahul Dravid laps one to the on side during his spanking half-century © AFP

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    Sourav Ganguly watches on before the start of the second game © AFP

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    Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid have a chat as Sourav Ganguly changes his fielding position © AFP

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    Sachin Tendulkar plays a cheeky stroke © AFP