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Watch: 5 times when sledging, fights intensified India vs Pakistan cricket rivalry

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 3, 2017, 2:19 pm IST
Updated Jun 18, 2017, 11:00 am IST
Although there have been moments when both the teams have displayed respect and affection for one another, it is different when take field.
Things turned ugly as Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir had a go at eachother during the India-Pakistan encounter in Kanpur in 2007. (Photo: AFP)
 Things turned ugly as Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir had a go at eachother during the India-Pakistan encounter in Kanpur in 2007. (Photo: AFP)

Mumbai: While Indian cricket team fans are still keenly waiting for more updates on what’s transpiring between coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli, the attention will be back to on-field action as the arch-rivals, after facing off in their  opening game, will square off for one more time in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in the tournament finale at The Oval on Sunday.

Although there have been moments when both the teams have displayed respect and affection for one another – the most recent being Indian team sending an autographed jersey to Shahid Afridi following his retirement from the game, such love has often taken a backseat and heated exchanges have taken place as the teams took on eachother on the field.

 

Ahead of the much-awaited clash at The Oval on Sunday, we have a look at 5 of the most fiery sledges when India and Pakistan took field.

Gautam Gambhir vs Shahid Afridi (2007):

 

Harbhajan Singh vs Shoaib Akhtar (Asia Cup 2010):

 

Gautam Gambhir vs Kamran Akmal (Asia Cup 2010):

 

Aamer Sohail vs Venkatesh Prasad (World Cup 1996):

 

Javed Miandad vs Kiran More (World Cup 1992):

 

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