INDIA VS PAKISTAN

  • TV sets smashed in Pakistan after World Cup defeat to India February 17, 2015

    Angry with their team's defeat at the hands of arch-rival India in World Cup, Pakistani fans came out on the streets and smashed their TV sets to express disappointment. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Will Pakistan be able to fire crackers during IND vs SA match? February 16, 2015

    As India opened their World Cup defence in convincing fashion with a 76-run victory over Pakistan in a frenzied atmosphere at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday, Pakistan is eyeing on the India vs South Africa match on February 22. ...
  • Bollywood thanks Indian cricket team for perfect Sunday February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood stars, including Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn, were Sunday rejoicing the Indian win over Pakistan in a World Cup pool match in Adelaide. Here's what they shared on Twitter: ...
  • 'PCB playing with the emotions of Pakistan people' February 15, 2015

    Former Pakistan cricketers lashed out at their team and the Pakistan Cricket Board for the lack of planning and strategy after they went down to arch-rivals India by 76 runs in their opening match of the World Cup 2015 at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday. CNN-IBN and Pakistan's PTV hosted a...
  • Euphoric Indian fans hail win over foes Pakistan in World Cup February 15, 2015

    Jubilant fans spilled out onto India's streets and let off firecrackers after the national team defeated bitter rivals Pakistan in their opening World Cup match in Adelaide on Sunday. In bars, restaurants and homes nationwide, millions watched Virat Kohli score a majestic 107 before his side cruised to an emphatic 76-run...
  • How India beat Pakistan for the sixth time in World Cup February 15, 2015

    Virat Kohli scored an imperious century as India opened their World Cup defence in convincing fashion with a 76-run victory over Pakistan in a frenzied atmosphere at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday. The much-anticipated Pool B grudge match, the latest chapter in one of the great rivalries in sport, attracted a...
  • Roger Federer in the grip of India vs Pakistan fever February 15, 2015

    India recruited a superstar supporter for their World Cup clash against Pakistan on Sunday in the shape of tennis legend Roger Federer. The Swiss great, a winner of 17 Grand Slam titles, was pictured on his Facebook page admiring an Indian team shirt which he had unwrapped from a gift box. "Dressing...
  • Cricket commentary for India vs Pakistan match with Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid was an honour: Amitabh Bachchan February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan felt honoured Sunday to do commentary for the India-Pakistan match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with cricket legends like Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid. Big B did commentary as part of an integration between broadcaster Star Sports and the makers of his latest film "Shamitabh", which...
  • Bollywood gripped by India vs Pakistan cricket match fever; celebs take to Twitter to support the teams February 15, 2015

    Like the rest of the nation, Bollywood celebrities too were glued to the television Sunday as they cheered for India in the World Cup cricket clash against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Here's what they tweeted: ...
  • World Cup 2015: Adelaide turns Asian for India-Pakistan clash February 15, 2015

    Cricket excitement reached fever pitch on Sunday as defending champions India take on bitter foes Pakistan in a World Cup blockbuster. ...
  • India vs Pakistan: India 300/7, Kohli 107, Sohail 5/55 February 15, 2015

    There was no shortage of atmosphere at an Adelaide Oval packed to the rafters. Drums beat rhythmically, horns blared out loud and clear, there was singing and dancing, with the promise of a party to follow post sundown. The special atmosphere perforce dictated a special performance. Virat Kohli has played several...
  • World Cup 2015: Army men cheering for Team India against Pakistan February 15, 2015

    As India play Pakistan in a high-voltage World Cup clash in Adelaide, the team gets a morale-boosting cheer from the Army. ...
  • India vs Pakistan: Will it be 6-0 or 5-1 at World Cup 2015? February 15, 2015

    India take on Pakistan in a high-voltage clash in Adelaide on Feb 15 and CNN-IBN's Kings of Cricket preview the big match. ...
  • Over Rs 30,000 crore being bet on India-Pakistan World Cup match February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The World Cup is the best time of the year for betting syndicates and over Rs 30,000 crore have been bet on the India-Pakistan match. It is also an appropriate time for Mumbai Police to crackdown on illegal betting. With Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis making it very clear that he...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, World Cup 2015, Pool B, Match 4 February 15, 2015

    TOSS: India opted to bat. Quick Preview: It's a Sunday. The streets are going to be deserted, but not all the people will be at home. A little under 55,000 will be at the Adelaide Oval. Over 1.2 billion in India and around 183 million in Pakistan will in some way...
  • Team that handles pressure best will win, says Imran Khan February 14, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician, Imran Khan, is clear in his mind that in an India-Pakistan match the side that handles the pressure best will emerge as the winner. "There is no doubt that a match between Pakistan and India is always a high pressure one and it is all about keeping your...
  • India vs Pakistan: Bowling, not batting, may decide the winner February 14, 2015

    The India-Pakistan rivalry goes way beyond the boundaries of the cricket field. Pool B of the World Cup gets under way with a match at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday that many players and supporters of both countries consider just as important as the final. Building up to the cricket's version...
  • India vs Pakistan: A final before the final at World Cup 2015 February 14, 2015

    Millions of fans across the globe couldn't have asked for a better start to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 than a mouth-watering India vs Pakistan clash. It is like a final before the final, not only for fans but also for both teams. The ICC has perfectly slotted this...
  • World Cup 2015: India vs Pakistan will set the pulse racing February 14, 2015

    Come Sunday, the eyes of the cricket world will be trained on the Adelaide Oval, and one of the most eagerly anticipated clashes in World Cup cricket. No matter the personnel and the make-up of both teams, this is a match designed to set the pulse racing. It has over...
  • Fans pick India XI vs Pakistan: Binny, Rayudu excluded February 14, 2015

    MS Dhoni may rank Stuart Binny as the best seam-up allrounder in India, but the Karnataka man doesn't find a place in People's India XI for the team's World Cup opener against traditional rivals Pakistan on Sunday. In a survey conducted by Cricketnext, asking people to predict the playing XI India...
  • India vs Pakistan: Key match-ups in World Cup crackerjack February 14, 2015

    Crackerjack, humdinger, whopper, smash hit. No dearth of synonyms to describe an India vs Pakistan clash irrespective of the stage it graces. But in the two cricket-mad nations, the day these two countries meet around the 22-yard strip, deserted streets resemble a state of curfew until fireworks go off on...
  • All quiet on the cricket front: India, Pakistan prepare February 14, 2015

    Adelaide: When India plays Pakistan at the Cricket World Cup, it's no cliche when both captains say they're not looking beyond their first game of the tournament. World Cup organisers are tipping Indo-Pak VI to draw the biggest television audience for a cricket match when the teams meet on Sunday in...
  • India vs Pakistan World Cup history: A look-back at India 5 - 0 Pakistan February 13, 2015

    Adelaide: The World Cup may start Feb 14 but for the Indian sub-continent the tournament will well and truly begin a day after when defending champions India face traditional rivals Pakistan in a Group B match at the Adelaide Oval. The two neighbours have a rich history of fierce battles on...
  • Javagal Srinath knows the code to beat Pakistan in a World Cup February 13, 2015

    Sachin Tendulkar has been the undisputed hero of India's all-conquering run in World Cups against Pakistan, but Javagal Srinath, too, has been a quiet performer, featuring in the first four of India's five wins against their friends from across the border and picking up eight wickets in those four games. Alongside...
  • India vs Pakistan: the most colourful of all rivalries February 13, 2015

    Not long after India wound up their first practice session at St Peter's College on Thursday (February 12) building up to their opening game of the World Cup, their opponents for Sunday's electric showdown touched down in Adelaide, their confidence high and their spirits buoyed by Wednesday's drubbing of England...
  • Three India vs Pakistan World Cup moments you can't forget February 12, 2015

    The mention of an India vs Pakistan match-up at the World Cup quickly pops up images of Javed Miandad jumping up and down or Venkatesh Prasad giving a send-off to Aamir Sohail, and for those young minds whose cricket memory serves best from the turn of the century, Sachin Tendulkar's...
  • Pakistan pacer Rahat Ali confident of doing well against India February 6, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's rookie left-arm pacer Rahat Ali, who got a surprsie cricket World Cup call up, is hoping to play against arch-rivals India in Adelaide on February 15 and said he has the weapon in his arsenal to trouble the strong Indian batting line up. Pakistan on Thursday gave Ali a...
  • Indo-Pak bilateral ties must for Pakistan players' participation in IPL, says Sethi February 6, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistani players would only be able to play in the Indian Premier League once bilateral cricket ties with India were restored on a permanent basis, according to a Pakistan Cricket Board official. The former chairman of the PCB Najam Sethi, who now heads the powerful executive committee, said that the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar factor will be missed in Indo-Pak clash February 4, 2015

    Mumbai: When holders India clash with Pakistan in their potentially high-octane campaign opener of the ICC Cricket World Cup on February 15 at the Adelaide Oval, the awe-inspiring Sachin Tendulkar would be conspicuously absent for the first time in a match between the two arch-rivals in the showpiece event. The batting...