Tuesday, 01 January 2013 22:14
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India have only played each other sporadically in the last eight years and now Pakistan eye series win at favourite vennue Eden Garden.
New faces have replaced old legs, but cricket's most fascinating rivalry still retains the fizz that fills the stands and drives TRP ratings, The Times of India reported on Tuesday.
As the Misbah-ul-Haq-led Pakistan squad trooped into the City of Joy on New Year's eve, looking to wrap up the three-match ODI series.
While Younus Khan, Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal are the only surviving members of the Pakistan side, led by Inzamam-ul Haq, that had humbled India by six wickets in the BCCI Platinum Jubilee (one-off) match played on November 13, 2004, only two Indian players - Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh - from that match have survived the ravages of time and form.
Winning is the only thing that matters in India-Pakistan clashes, and the visitors from across ...