All about India and Pakistan Cricket Rivalry

Posted by Atin Jain on December 4th, 2018

The India vs Pakistan cricket rivalry is one of the most extreme and fiercest sports rivalries in the world due to the arch-rival relations between the two nations.

In 1947, the conflict marked the Partition of British India into India and Pakistan and the subsequent Kashmir conflict. This all resulted in the development of an intense sporting rivalry between India and Pakistan.

In the year 1951-52, Pakistan toured India for the first Test series between the two teams. Later in 1954-55, India toured Pakistan for the first time. Then the two major war occurred between the two countries in 1965 and 1971.

So between 1962 and 1977, no cricket was played between the two teams. Also, the Kargil War 1999 and the Mumbai terrorist attacks in the year 2008 have interrupted cricketing relations between the two nations.

Neutral states like the United Arab Emirates and Canada have hosted several bilateral and multilateral ODI series involving India and Pakistan. In Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia, all the tickets for India vs Pakistan match was sold out in 11 minutes after they went on for sale.

The upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule is already out and India will take on Pakistan on 16 June 2019. The match will be very interesting between the Indian national cricket team and the Pakistan national cricket team. The tickets for the above match is all sold out.

Both the team players face pressure to win and when defeated they get extreme reactions from fans. Since 2008, India has refused to play any series against Pakistan. Even Pakistan has offered to play at neutral venues but India has rejected this too. Even ICC could not prevent India from doing this.

However, India is not able to opt out from playing against Pakistan in ICC events as if drawn in the same group. India vs Pakistan match is the most watched cricket match and live cricket score for such match receives a huge response as no cricket lover in India and Pakistan miss it.

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