A contest that has more fan following than any other in cricket will be decided as much on mental strength as on cricketing skills
Due to various reasons, few of them cricketing, India and Pakistan don’t play each other all too often bilaterally. When Pakistan toured India for two Twenty20 Internationals and three One-Day Internationals in December 2012-January 2013, it was the first bilateral showdown between the teams since 2007. Consequently, when they face off in multi-nation events such as the World Cup, the Champions Trophy or the World T20, there is an added external edge that the protagonists are likely to be influenced by.
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