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India vs Pakistan: Both teams sweat it out at Eden Gardens ahead of March 19 clash

India take on Pakistan in the crucial World T20 contest in Kolkata on March 19.

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India hit the nets after losing their World T20 opener against New Zealand in Nagpur on Monday. The Men in Blue are placed in the 'group of death' and take on Pakistan in a crucial contest at the Eden Gardens on Saturday.

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An interesting build-up - sunscreen, more sunscreen, did we say sunscreen?. Here's Suresh Raina and Ajinkya Rahane applying sunscreen before starting the session.(Source: Twitter)

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Suresh Raina seems very generous while applying the solution. The elegant southpaw seems worried about the tan. (Source: Twitter)

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There was plenty of security at the ground as the two teams commenced training for the high-voltage contest. (Source: PTI)

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Suresh Raina didn't have a good outing against New Zealand with the bat but was excellent with the ball and in the field. The southpaw would like to make it count at no.4 for India. (Source: PTI)

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Suresh Raina greets Pakistan's Shoaib Malik during the net session. Malik a India connection because of his marriage to Sania Mirza - India's ace tennis player. (Source: PTI)

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Suresh Raina and Ajinkya Rahane in conversation with batting coach Sanjay Bangar during the net session. (Source: PTI)

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Ajinkya Rahane is expected to warm the bench for the Pakistan game as the Men in Blue are likely to retain Dhawan and Rohit at top of the order. (Source: PTI)

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Suresh Raina obliges fans after the session - signing some autographs for the people who turned out to see the team practice. (Source: Twitter)

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And, the new autograph - the selfie. Raina was happy to oblige fans with a selfie. (Source: Twitter)