Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:15:00 GMT | By Saket Parekar, India Syndicate
Greatest rivalries in sport

India Vs Pakistan

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Rivalries between teams and individuals add energy and excitement to all sporting events. With the sub-continent's biggest rivals India and Pakistan set to clash in the Asia cup, we take a look at some of the greatest rivalries in the world of sport.

In terms of the number of spectators, there’s hardly any other fixture in cricket that gets such high viewership as this one. The battle lines were drawn the moment a nation was split into two countries. Cricket seemed an extension of war. When it comes to these two locking horns, everything else in each country seems to come to standstill. The two nations have produced some world class players over the years, which in turn have given birth to numerous individual duels on the field.