India Vs Pakistan Eden Chronicles
India and Pakistan have never met here for a T20, but have occupied in several outstanding ODI and Test battles over the years. The numbers errand Pakistan when it comes to Eden, who has compressed their arch-rivals four times in ODIs having won and gone a sport each in Tests.
Some Previous Analysis
Malik outdoes Srikkanth (2nd ODI: February 18, 1987)
In their initial ODI meeting, Salim Malik’s grand 72 off 35 balls silenced the 90,000 crowd who had causes to celebrate after Kris Srikkanth’s 123 off 103 balls, along with a partnership of 145 for the fourth wicket with Mohammad Azharuddin set India a sensible platform of 238. Reasonable because the respite of the Indian batsmen fighter to get going. Wasim Akram ended with 3/49 and then it was unto the batsmen to chase down the score. Debutant Younis Ahmed (58), then 40, struck a century stand with Ramiz Raza (50), before Ravi Shastri’s four-wicket rupture had them gasping for air at 161 for 5.
Out walked Malik with Pakistan needing at over 10 an over. A spell of shots open out and with 11 fours and one six, Malik gave Pakistan a famed win. He was severely brutal on Maninder Singh, who ended with 1 for 70 from his ten. Pakistan go on to win the six-match series 5-1.
Result: Pakistan won by 2 wickets
Dravid, Kumble get India off the mark (2nd Test: March 16-20, 2005)
India had to remain years for their initial win over Pakistan at the Eden Gardens, and who improved to guide the method than one of India’s largest match-winners Anil Kumble and the ever-so-reliable Rahul Dravid. A century from India’s most productive No.3 batsman and fifties from Sehwag and Tendulkar gave India an initial innings whole of 407, in answer to which Pakistan fell down short by 14 runs, in spite of hundreds from Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf. In the second innings, Dravid, for the second time in his occupation, arrive at the three-figure mark two times in a Test. While he set up India’s triumph, Kumble confirmed it taking ten wickets in the match, counting seven for 63 in the second innings. Victory was secured by 195 runs and the hoodoo was not working. Dravid was named Man of the Match for his excellent effort.
Result: India won by 195 runs.
Jamshed ton defies India (2nd ODI: January 3, 2013)
Nasir Jamshed’s third successive century against India helped Pakistan close the three-match series against India. Pakistan had by now taken the initial ODI at Kochi despite a fighting hundred from captain MS Dhoni and India essential to win the second one at Kolkata to square the series. But a careless presentation with initial the ball – Pakistan raced to 141 at almost six and over – and then the bat – India lost half their side before still reaching the 100-run mark – saying India suffer their initial two-sided home series defeat in three years.
The Indian bowlers got their acts jointly to choose up 10 wickets for 109 runs, limiting Pakistan to 250. But barring Dhoni, who remained winning on 54, the respite of the batting order disintegrates without putting a battle. It was Pakistan’s fourth one-day international next to India at Eden Gardens – and they had succeed all of them.
Result: Pakistan won by 85 runs.