INDIA VS PAKISTAN

  • Hockey India suspends playing ties with Pakistan 6 days ago

    Hockey India President Narinder Batra reacted strongly to Pakistan's misbehaviour following their win over India in Champions Trophy semis on Saturday. ...
  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan coach sends apology letter, Tournament Director to announce final decision 6 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: Pakistan hockey team's coach Shahnaz Sheikh on Sunday tendered an official apology to FIH and Hockey India for the rude and obscene behavior of his players after their win against India in the semi-finals of the FIH Men's Champions Trophy 2014 on Saturday. Pakistani players shamelessly hurled obscene gestures towards...
  • Pakistan must apologise for misbehaving, FIH's inaction unacceptable: Narinder Batra 6 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: Pakistan's obscene gestures after their win over hosts India here in the Champions Trophy semi-final on Saturday and FIH's comment that "no action is warranted" has invited scathing response from Hockey India (HI) President, Narinder Batra, who said if such "uncouth behaviour" is within "tolerable limits", then HI is...
  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan celebrate India win with obscene gestures, escape action 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: Pakistan may have won the semi-final against India, but they surely have not won Indian hearts as they celebrated their win in the FIH Men's Champions Trophy on Saturday with obscene gestures, including finger salutes, directed towards Indian players and the fans. All Pakistan players took their shirts off...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy Semi-final 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar hasn't seen anything as big as this - India vs Pakistan in one of the elite international hockey tournaments - FIH Men's Champions Trophy. PREVIEW: India have never been in a Champions Trophy final, and a win on Saturday will not only assure them a second medal in the tournament's...
  • Champions Trophy: India supporters fly in from around the world for Pakistan clash 1 week ago

    IBNLive Sports caught up with some of the most ardent fans of Indian hockey who have gathered in Bhubaneswar for the high-octane India vs Pakistan semi-final. ...
  • India vs Pakistan: Road to the Champions Trophy hockey semi-finals 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: Not many imagined it will India vs Pakistan for a place in the FIH Men's Champions Trophy here, but it's going to happen on Saturday. And the Odisha crowd is in for a treat - something they would have never witnessed. At the end of the day, though, it's sport....
  • India vs Pakistan: a history of Champions Trophy knockout encounters 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha capital will have no idea what it's like to witness an epic India vs Pakistan battle across sports because this is the first time that a big-ticket event of the magnitude of FIH Men's Champions Trophy has been hosted here. The crowd response for the event has been...
  • India vs Pakistan: Sparks set to fly in Champions Trophy semi-final 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar is a little surprised. There's unusual buzz in the Odisha capital for the past week - something the city has never witnessed. Queues outside a sports stadium is not routine at a place that sees long lines only for entry into its ancient temples. It certainly has been out...
  • India-Pakistan cricket ties to resume next year, says envoy November 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: India and Pakistan will resume their cricket ties with a series next year, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit said here on Sunday. He said six series will be played between two countries till 2022. "Work has already been done in this regard," he told reporters. The Pakistani envoy said...
  • Hockey greats laud Asian Games gold but say there's work ahead October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey greats Balbir Singh Sr and Ajit Pal Singh on Thursday hailed India's Asian Games gold medal winning effort but felt the players still have a mountain to climb to succeed at the world and Olympics level. The former stars said the win over Pakistan will give the sport...
  • Hockey India announces cash award after Asian Games gold October 2, 2014

    The gold medal-winning players of India's men's hockey team will receive a cash reward of Rs 2.5 lakh each from Hockey India for their stupendous show at the Asian Games. India regained the Asian Games title after 16 years, following a 4-2 shoot-out win over Pakistan in the final at Incheon,...
  • Asiad gold, ticket to Olympics, win over Pakistan: Indian hockey is back and how! October 2, 2014

    Today is the defining moment in Indian hockey. Qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics, winning the Asian Games gold after 16 years and beating archrivals Pakistan in the final on a penalty shootout. It doesn't come any better than this. The young Indian team will remember this moment for the rest...
  • India vs Pakistan: Trial by fire in Asian Games hockey final October 2, 2014

    Tactics in India-Pakistan games always seem to fall apart as the emotions take hold and everyone reverts back to just run and gun. I feel it's not going to change on the big day today. This rivalry is something else. There is an old saying: 'the hottest fire makes the hardest...
  • India vs Pakistan: Much more than Asian Games hockey gold October 2, 2014

    I can't wait. I have had so many calls from hockey players around the world just wanting to see this game. Traditionally whenever we as players and coaches attended hockey tournaments, this was the game we all wanted to see. India vs Pakistan is the real magic of hockey. There...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 13 October 2, 2014

    (For Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 12 Round up: It was a mixed day for India at Asian Games where its athletes finished with one gold, one silver and two bronze medals. Boxer Mary Kom came out with flying colours by bagging the gold medal, while...
  • India pip Pakistan 10 in football friendly August 17, 2014

    Bangalore: Asian Gamesbound Indian football team, reduced to 10 men for the last 20 minutes, snatched a 10 win against visiting Pakistan in the first of the two friendlies on Sunday. A 46thminute Robin Singh strike was the only differentiating factor between the two wellmatched sides in a pacy and spicy...
  • India to play six bilateral series against Pakistan June 26, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday said it has signed a binding agreement with the BCCI, in which two countries will play six bilateral series over the next eight years under the new future tours program. The PCB said in a statement from Lahore that it had made extraordinarily...
  • Lahore may host an ODI series later this year: Najam Sethi May 17, 2014

    Karachi: Devoid of any international cricket since the 2009 terror attack on the Sri Lankan team, the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi is hopeful of an international series in Lahore later this year. "It all depends on how quickly the government is able to erode the terrorist threat. But we...
  • Bilateral hockey series with Pakistan unlikely this year April 8, 2014

    Pakistan might be keen to revive the bilateral hockey series against India this year but Hockey India is not too optimistic about a 2014 date and feels 2015 would be ideal to renew the event between the two neighbouring nations. Top officials of Pakistan Hockey Federation had recently announced separate schedules...
  • The key moments of India's successful run-chase against Pakistan March 21, 2014

    An all-round performance by India ensured a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over their archrivals Pakistan in Mirpur, once again denying their neighbours a victory in World Cups. Here are five key moments of India's run-chase: 1. Dhawan survived an early run-out scare Shikhar Dhawan had a narrow escape in the second over...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, World T20, Match 13 March 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India kept their unbeaten record against Pakistan in World Cups intact as MS Dhoni & Co put up an all-round show to beat the archrivals by 7 wickets. After restricting Pakistan to 130 for 7, India raced home to victory with...
  • World Twenty20: Team India ready for stern Pakistan test March 20, 2014

    The ICC World Twenty20 kicks off on Friday with a mouth-watering clash between India and Pakistan. ...
  • Indo-Pak rivalry has mellowed down now, says MS Dhoni March 20, 2014

    Mirpur: From the days of Javed Miandad and Sachin Tendulkar, India versus Pakistan cricket matches over the years have seen unforgettable moments - a few funny and some controversial. This is one marquee clash that fans from both sides of the border eagerly await as much as the cricketers who are...
  • World T20: Pakistan favourites against batting-heavy India March 20, 2014

    Fans have short memory when the context is India vs Pakistan. The sky may have lit up on the Indian side of the border in all three previous World Twenty20 meetings so far between the two nations, but fresh in the memory will be who inflicted the last wound. An...
  • Warm-up loss could affect Pakistan against India, says Inzamam March 20, 2014

    Karachi: Furious with the Pakistan cricket team after its heavy loss against South Africa in a warm-up match, former captain Inzamam-ul Haq feared the defeat will bog the side down in its much-anticipated World Twenty20 Championship opener against arch-rivals India. Pakistan's batting collapsed miserably for 71 as they prepared for Friday's...
  • Dhoni's return doesn't make a difference, says Hafeez March 19, 2014

    Pakistan's T20 skipper initiated the mind games ahead of mouth-watering 'Super 10' opener against India in the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. MS Dhoni wasn't part of the India squad that played the Asia Cup and lost to a Shahid Afridi-inspired Pakistan in the final over. But the India skipper...
  • Countdown on for India vs Pakistan humdinger at World T20 March 18, 2014

    India checked the firmness of the ground beneath them in the practice game against Sri Lanka and perhaps will continue to warm-up in that fashion against England as well, but come March 21, the team will have to start talking. The third Friday of March 2014 isn't awaited for any...
  • India-Pakistan game is always full of pressure, says Mohammad Hafeez March 15, 2014

    Dhaka: Far from being daunted by the prospect of facing India in their World Twenty20 opener on Friday, Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez is rather happy his team will kick off their campaign in Bangladesh against the arch-rivals. The bitter South Asian rivals have fought three wars in their brief independent history...