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All roads lead to Dubai as cricket's most colourful rivalry resumes

India might hold the edge on paper but they have the scars of their last encounter against Pakistan, and the absence of their best batsman, weighing against them


Dormant historic conflict set to erupt

India and Pakistan haven't met since the Champions Trophy final last year. The sleeping giant of a rivalry is itching to renew itself on a much grander scale

'Told players, treat every game like India-Pakistan' - Sarfraz Ahmed

Pakistan's captain talks about the pressure of playing against the arch-rivals

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Can Pandya hit consistency in his second Asia Cup?

Is he a batting allrounder or a bowling allrounder? What does Pandya have to offer in white-ball cricket for India?


Agarkar: Pakistan have a slight edge over India

Ajit Agarkar and Saqlain Mushtaq on how playing back-to-back games in the brutal UAE heat could affect India


Gloves Off: Does Kohli's absence give Pakistan the edge?

Deep Dasgupta and Saqlain Mushtaq on who has the advantage heading into Wednesday's epic clash?


India v Pakistan: Cliches you hear from cricketers

How cricketers from both sides have tried, and failed, over the years to play down this intense rivalry


'Playing Pakistan was always on my bucket list' - Chahal

The India legspinner talks about his partnership with Kuldeep Yadav, MS Dhoni's mentorship, and a lot more


Hong Kong v India

Group A, Asia Cup 2018

Khaleel helps India overcome big Hong Kong scare

A 174-run opening stand between Rath and Nizakat made things uncomfortable for India in the second innings, after Dhawan struck 127 in the first

Proved to the world what we can do - Anshuman Rath

Hong Kong's captain calls for more exposure for Associates after his side nearly toppled India in the Asia Cup

Agarkar: Khaleel Ahmed's bounce troubled the batsmen

On debut, Khaleel Ahmed took three wickets in India's win over Hong Kong. Here's what Ajit Agarkar made of his performance


Do India know their best middle order?


Agarkar: Inexperience went against Hong Kong


A brief history of Hong Kong cricket


Match Day mid-innings show: India v Hong Kong

Hong Kong vs India, Match 4, Asia Cup 2018


Agarkar: Dhawan key to India's success in ODIs

Ajit Agarkar looks back on Shikhar Dhawan's 127 off 120 balls


Match Day pre-game show: Hong Kong v India

Ajit Agarkar believes fast bowler Khaleel Ahmed can be a long-term prospect for India if he is able to replicate his List A form


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A little grace and modesty please, India

Great teams make their name on dominating consistently, in all conditions, and don't rely on belittling their predecessors to do so

Asia Cup 2018

Pakistan news

Is Amir too big to drop for Pakistan?

Pakistan don't have too many who can emulate Mohammad Amir at his best, but the quick's numbers since 2016 have been unflattering

Sarfraz miffed by skewed Asia Cup scheduling

Pakistan captain asks why India don't have to switch back and forth between venues when all the other teams do

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Asia Cup 2018

Afghanistan v Bangladesh

Afghanistan, Bangladesh look to avoid Dubai detour

The winner of the match will stay in Abu Dhabi while the loser moves to Dubai to face the table-toppers from Group A in less than a day

After rocky start, Rhodes takes Bangladesh to calmer waters

The Bangladesh head coach opens up on his time at the helm so far and the challenges that lie ahead

Sri Lanka v India

1st women's T20, Katunayake

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