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#2 India vs Pakistan, World Cup 2003 at Centurion

India beat Pakistan by 6 wickets
The arch-rivals met in the 2003 edition at the iconic SuperSport Park in Centurion. Opting to bat first, Pakistan set India a target of 274 - a target that does not seem daunting in the modern era, but was considered pretty tough back in the day. Saeed Anwar led the charge scoring a magnificent 101.
It was all about Sachin Tendulkar when India batted. The master and his fellow opener Virender Sehwag blazed their way to a flying start. Tendulkar was mighty unlucky to fall on 98 off 75 balls before the middle-order completed the formalities with 6 wickets remaining.
The world saw another artistic display by the master on the biggest stage.
#1 India vs Pakistan, World Cup Semi-final of 2011 at Mohali

India beat Pakistan by 29 runs.
If you witnessed this match live, you would agree that it was the greatest Indo-Pak encounter ever played in World Cup history. The atmosphere was absolutely electric, with political dignitaries from both the countries present at the stadium.
India batted first and scored 260 for 9 guided by Sachin Tendulkar's magnificent 85. In reply, the Pakistani team kept losing wickets at regular intervals and were bundled out for 231, 29 runs short of the target. Every Indian bowler contributed equally with 2 wickets apiece.
It was a thoroughly professional performance by India which saw them through to the World Cup final of 2011.
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