After pitch row, MS Dhoni, Prabir Mukherjee avoid each other at Eden gardens

After having a good look at the pitch, even Dhoni decided to give Mukherjee a cold shoulder as the 83-year-old was seen chatting with Gautam Gambhir on the sidelines. Gambhir has had cordial relationship with Mukherjee as he has been the Kolkata Knight Riders captain for past two years.

updated: December 03, 2012 20:49 IST
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Kolkata: After the controversy surrounding the preparation of the Eden Gardens pitch, the uneasiness between Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and veteran curator Prabir Mukherjee was evident as both decided to look through each other.

The Indian players looked relaxed during their training session but the captain and the curator maintained safe distance from each other.

While Dhoni along with coach Duncan Fletcher in tow walked to the centre to inspect the track, the man in the eye of storm Mukherjee sat quietly in dug-out outside the boundary ropes atleast 70 metres away from the action centre.

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