Cricket in No Man's Land

Aaah, this is cricket at its soap-operatic best: two great teams act out the latest installment in a drama that spans generations. A cast of 22 men in white, guided by the ghosts of their forebears, perform with high skill and raw emotion. Watching the new series unfold, millions of spectators travel through the ages, their minds turned time machines, recalling the excitement and the anguish of previous episodes. Australia vs. England? Could be, but here we're talking about cricket's other great rivalry: India vs. Pakistan. In 51 years, the subcontinent's sworn enemies have fought scores of battles...

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