India v Pakistan is one of the biggest rivalries in world cricket and in this online cricket game you get to play out this rivalry by either playing as India or Pakistan.
To begin the game select either the Instant Match or Close Encounters mode. The Instand match mode is a straight forward head to head cricket match in which you choose to play as either team. The Close Encounters mode is where this game starts to get interesting as you get to play out a series of challenges either as India or Pakistan based on famous cricket games that have been battled out between the two teams over the years.
When playing as India you get the following close encounter challenges:
– Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium – 19 July 2010 India require 50 runs from just 4 overs to win.
– Gaddafi Stadium -13 February 2006 India require 96 runs to win without losing a wicket
– National Stadium, Karachi – 13 March 2004, Pakistan require 28 runs of 4 overs. As India you must bowl them out before they get the runs.
– National Stadium Dhaka, 18 January 1998. In this famous match you are chasing a target of 315 and must score 20 runs with just 2 overs left
– National Stadium, Karachi – 30 September 1997. You are batting as India and need to get 71 runs to win from just 48 balls.
When playing as Pakistan the following close encounter challenges are available
– Brisbane Cricket Ground, Australia. The date is 10 January 2000 and Pakistan need to hit 44 runs of just 36 balls to win the cricket match.
– Punjub Cricket Assn Stadium, Chandigarh. 9 November 2007, Pakistan require 40 runs from 18 balls. Big boundary hitting is required!
– Eden Gardens, Kolkata – 13 Nov 2004, Pakistan need a further 107 runs from 84 balls to win. Get bonus points if you score a century.
– Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium – In thier rivals territory 16 March 2004, Pakistan require 87 from 72 balls to guide them to victory.
– Sheer Bangla Stadium – 2 March 2014 Pakistan need 10 runs from 4 balls to win. Hit 6’s for bonus points in this scenario.
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