India versus Pakistan cricket rivalry

India Versus Pakistan Cricket Rivalry

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The Indian and Pakistani cricket teams have been long-time arch rivals and their rivalry is considered one of the most intense sports rivalries in the world An India-Pakistan cricket match has been estimated to attract up to one hundred million television viewers according to well respected TV ratings firm Initiative, and defeat is usually unacceptable to fans of both teams.

Background

The rivalry began with the Partition of India in 1947, with Pakistan being created, the subsequent Kashmir dispute and the wars and conflicts that followed afterward between the two countries. This dispute has affected both diplomatic and political relations, and the same animosity can be felt on the field. A match between the two countries is often equated with war. Often a political or diplomatic tension has a fallout on the cricket relations between the two countries including suspension of cricket tours to the other country.

Matches



The first ever test match between India and Pakistan was played at Delhi from 16 to 18 October 1952. It was a four day test, India required just three days to beat Pakistan by an innings and 70 runs. India won the 5-match series 2-1 and then, the following 10 tests were draws. Pakistan's first series win against India came after 26 years, in 1978-79 series.

In the late 1980s & 90s, the Indian and Pakistani cricket teams played each other in non-Test-playing nations venues such as Canada (Toronto) and the......
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