INDIA VS PAKISTAN

  • 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...
  • Open Mike: Is cheering for Pakistan in an Indo-Pak cricket match an act of sedition? March 11, 2014

    Earlier this month, Meerut University suspended Kashmiri students for cheering for Pakistan during India-Pakistan match during the Asia Cup. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose meets Kashmiri students in the national capital and takes their views. ...
  • Kashmiri students charged with sedition: Reactions from across India March 7, 2014

    A group of Kashmiri university students who cheered for Pakistan during a cricket match against India have been charged with disturbing communal harmony, police in Uttar Pradesh said on Thursday. ...
  • Kashmir students in Meerut in trouble after cheering Pak cricketers March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of Kashmiri university students who cheered for Pakistan during a cricket match against India have been charged with disturbing communal harmony, police in Uttar Pradesh said on Thursday. Cricket games between rivals India and Pakistan tend to be high-voltage events, played out in a charged atmosphere with...
  • UP: Kashmiri students suspended for cheering for Pak in Indo-Pak match March 5, 2014

    Meerut: Sixty-seven Kashmiri students have been suspended by a Meerut university for cheering for Pakistan during Sunday's India-Pakistan match in the Asia Cup. The students have also been asked to return to their homes. Meerut also saw protests against the students. Following this incident, PDP MLAs staged a walkout from the...
  • Pakistan lauded by ex-players after thrilling win over India March 3, 2014

    Lahore:Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan led the chorus of appreciation for the Pakistan team after its stunning one-wicket win over India in the Asia Cup, showering special praise on senior all-rounder Shahid Afridi for his electrifying cameo. "Afridi fulfilled his responsibilities as a senior player and I am happy to see him playing...
  • Sensible Afridi helped us beat India: Misbah March 3, 2014

    Mirpur: Smiling ear to ear after upstaging arch-rivals India in the Asia Cup, Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq lavished praise on Shahid Afridi for his "sensible" cameo, saying that the flamboyant all-rounder single-handedly clinched a game which had gone out the team's grasp. "I am very happy about Shahid Afridi, who has taken...
  • India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup: as it happened March 2, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Asia Cup is more about that elusive chance to witness one of the greatest sporting rivalries unfold on a cricket field. In that light, it won't be wrong to say that the tournament's show-stopper will make its entry on...
  • Pujara and Aaron slog ahead of marquee match against Pakistan March 1, 2014

    Mirpur: Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who is yet to play a match in the Asia Cup, on Saturday practiced hard along with pacer Varun Aaron ahead of the must-win clash against Pakistan even as the other members of the team remained in the team hotel. Bowling coach Joe Dawes was there...