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India VS Pakistan 2012: News
'Wasim told me to bowl inswingers to Indian batsmen'
The most impressive among the Pakistani pacers who made life difficult for Indian batsmen, Junaid Khan revealed that the legendary Wasim Akram's inputs about the host batsmen's "weaknesses" helped him get eight wickets in the just-concluded three-match ODI series.
Win at last but concerns remain
The celebrations said it all. This victory meant a lot to beleaguered India. Not only did it spare them the ignominy of a whitewash but it also must have lifted their sagging spirits following the series loss to Pakistan, reports
Not very flattering
Where India fumbled in the series and a few bright spots
When push comes to shove
Selectors look to send stern message to players ahead of England series. The team’s poor showing has put the spotlight on them too, and they can’t shy away from taking hard decisions for long, reports
Kohli tipped for captain if injured Dhoni sits out
Sunday’s match between India and Pakistan has a lot more riding on it than just pride. With MS Dhoni complaining of a sore back after Saturday’s practice session, it seems likely that the skipper may have to sit this one out. And all eyes will be on who replaces him at the helm.
MS Dhoni’s captaincy on the agenda
Dhoni doubtful for 3rd ODI due to sore back, Karthik called up
MS Dhoni was today rendered a doubtful starter for Sunday's third and final One-dayer against Pakistan due to a sore back, forcing the team management to call up Dinesh Karthik as the back up.
India look to restore some pride against Pakistan
Battered and bruised by yetanother series defeat, India's struggling cricketers will seek to restore some pride when they go into the third and final one-dayer against arch-rivals Pakistan in New Delhi tomorrow with the future of some of the under-performing stars at stake.
Indian team has lost focus: Kapil Dev
Former India captain Kapil Dev feels that Mahendra Singh Dhoni and some other players have lost their focus after winning the 2011 World Cup and the players are putting their self-interest ahead of the team.
Can't get worse than this
While the loss in itself should be agonising as it gave Pakistan a series win, the larger picture brought forth by the back-to-back defeats should set alarm bells ringing for Indian cricket, assuming weren't already.
Time for a purge?
Wading into troubled waters
Nasir goes from brink to brim
Was it that the Pakistan opening batsmen made the difference in this series? India skipper MS Dhoni believes so. Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq believes that as well as the brilliant starts by his fast bowlers.
Batsmen fail India again as Pak thrash hosts to win ODI series
An insipid India slumped to yet another series defeat with as Pakistan spanked the hosts by 85 runs in the second ODI to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series at the Eden Gardens today.
Noon-sense prevails to circumvent dew factor
On Thursday, when Pakistan take on India at the Eden, the concept of day-night one-day matches in the country could change forever,
2nd ODI: India in a must-win situation against Pakistan
India skipper Dhoni has to ponder over new strategies to deal with buoyant Pakistan in the must-win tie at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
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Topsy Turvy Format
India's batting need to fire to tame Pakistan in 2nd ODI
Wrecked by Pakistani seamers intheir opening ODI match, India's under-fire cricketers will have to pull themselves up against the arch rivals when they clash in a must-win second cricket one-dayer in Kolkata tomorrow with the form of their top-order batsmen a concern.
Losers take it easy while winners toil on the field
India, who will have to beat Pak at Eden on Thursday to keep the series alive, that too on this ground where they haven't beaten the archrivals, decided to call off practice,
No dearth there as Pak keeps revving it up
While Pakistan are understandably jubilant with their fast bowling resources, they can't put a finger on the exact reason for this inexhaustible supply,
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