With elated fans hoping for such a series soon, let us have a look at some of the most memorable matches between India and Pakistan:

1. September 24, 2007 in Johannesburg
First edition of ICC T20 World Cup was the most memorable India-Pakistan match the people on either side of the border watched in recent times. With six runs needed from the last ball and Misbah-ul-Haq on the crease, it made for one nail biting match which India eventually won, owing to the catch Srisanth, standing on the boundary took.

2. March 22, 1985 in Sharjah
This match was a roller coaster ride of excitement and emotions. Imran Khan took record 6 wickets and made India succumb for 125. In reply, India dismissed the rivals for mere 85 runs. This was the first important India-Pakistan match after Kapil Dev led Indian side won World Cup in 1883.

3. March 1, 2003 in Centurion
 This India vs Pakistan match is more popular as Tendulkar vs Akhtar fight. Tendulkar led India to victory by scoring 75 runs off 98 balls. Akthar took just one wicket in the entire game and that being Sachin's.

4. June 8, 1999 in OldTrafford
This is the time when Kargil war was going on along the border and the cricketers were fighting on the crease. The stadium resembled a battleground with high passion and excitement in the people. India defeated Pakistan by 47 runs which included important 45 runs by Sachin Tendulkar.

5. March 30, 2011 in Mohali
The semifinal match between the two countries was considered more important than winning the World Cup for India. The match was dominated by both the sides at different points of time and remained exciting till the end.

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