India were Pakistan's first rivals after they picked up Test status, and they took a solid side to India under the initiative of Abdul Kardar. They endured a noteworthy blow when quick bowler Khan Mohammad was harmed right off the bat in the visit, however they truly paid for not having a quality spinner. India's pair of Vinoo Mankad and Ghulam Ahmed took 37 wickets among them, and the batting of Vijay Hazare and Polly Umrigar guaranteed they had a lot of runs. Mankad snatched 13 for 131 as India won the main Test at New Delhi by an innings. Pakistan squared the arrangement at Lucknow as Fazal Mahmood abused a tangling wicket to take 12 for 94 and Nazar Mohammad conveyed his bat for 124. India's batsman and a mid four-wicket burst from Lala Amarnath reestablished India's lead with a 10-wicket succeed at Bombay. The fourth Test was washed out following two days, and India verified the arrangement with a manageable draw at Calcutta.
Tests: India 2 Pakistan 1 Drawn 2
India's first visit to Pakistan was essentially commanded by similar characters and, with neither one of the sides arranged to go for broke, the arrangement was guarded all through. In Pakistan's first home Test, at Dacca, the run rate was 1.8 an over and that set the tone for every one of the five Tests which were played more than four days - it would have taken five or six for there to have been any opportunity of breaking the stalemate. India had a sniff of triumph in the fourth Test at Peshawar however again moderate batting - Pakistan made 129 for 6 in right around 100 overs on the primary day - implied they came up short on time.
Tests: India 0 Pakistan 0 Drawn 5
Another arrangement of stalemate, and with political just as cricketing pride in question, it was not really astounding that neither one of the captains was set up to accept any dangers as not losing showed up the sole point. In addition to the fact that all were five Tests drawn each of the 10 visit matches too. Pakistan began well in the opening Test at Bombay with Saeed Ahmed and Hanif Mohammad scoring enormous hundreds, however India at that point batted over two days for 449 and that was that. Cricket frequently appeared an auxiliary intrigue. In the Tests Pakistan normal 35 runs for every 100 balls; India 39 runs for each 100 balls. Scoring was slow to the point that on just 11 of the 25 days dispensed to the Tests did the total of runs achieve 200, and on almost 50% of these events the faster rhythm went ahead the most recent day when a choice was not feasible.
Tests: India 0 Pakistan 0 Drawn 5
Following a 18-year hole, Pakistan gave India a warm welcome both on and off the field and the main genuine snapshot of pressure came in the last one-dayer when Bishan Bedi yielded a match. India appeared on course to win - and with it the arrangement - after a torrent of bouncers from Sarfraz Nawaz went unpunished. In contrast to the past two arrangement, the two commanders embraced a positive methodology on level pitches and Pakistan won for the most part since India's batting demonstrated delicate when it made a difference. Pakistan's batsmen, then again, were in preeminent structure. Zaheer Abbas amassed 583 keeps running in five innings, Javed Miandad made two hundreds and Mushtaq Mohammad and Asif Iqbal both showed that they could have scored a lot more runs had the need emerged. For India, Sunil Gavaskar stood tall with 89, 8 not out, 5, 97, 111, and 137. Regardless of the warmth and the discouraging pace of the pitches, Imran Khan and Sarfraz Nawaz caught 14 and 17 wickets individually while India not even once bowled Pakistan out. In the second Test at Lahore, a grouping of 13 progressive draws was finished when Pakistan won by eight wickets subsequent to skittling India out for 199. At Karachi, India's bowling at last disintegrated as Pakistan pursued an extreme focus of 164 out of 35 minutes and at least 20 overs.
Tests: Pakistan 2 India 0 Drawn 1
ODIs: Pakistan 2 India 1
India picked up vengeance over much a similar Pakistan side that had effectively beaten then a year sooner in a frequently harsh six-Test arrangement. The huge contrast was the rise of Kapil Dev who completed with 32 wickets, also an imbuement of new players which gave them an unquestionably increasingly forceful feel in the field. India's selectors additionally kept confidence, with just 12 players utilized taking all things together. Pakistan missed Sarfaraz Nawaz and the side appeared to have genuine interior partitions brought about by business and social diversions. They additionally estranged general society with objections about umpiring (with a level of defense) and pitch doctoring, and at one phase compromised to cancel the visit. In 1978-79, India were not able bowl Pakistan out even once in three Tests. This time they did as such multiple times in 11 innings, each time for aggregates under 300 and twice for under 200. Aside from Wasim Raja and Javed Miandad, not one batsman arrived at the midpoint of even 30. The most outstanding disappointment was Zaheer Abbas - a 40 in the primary Test and 50 in the second were trailed by 2, 11, 5, 0 and 15 and he lost his place for the last Test. The two outcomes came in the third Test at Bombay where India won by 131 pursues bowling Pakistan out for 190 and 173, and in the fifth at Madras where Kapil's 11 wickets and 166 from Gavaskar, who drove India in the initial five diversions, was sufficient. Helpless to visit West Indies later in the season, Gavaskar remained down for the last Test which Pakistan controlled all through without having the capacity to compel a success.
Tests: India 2 Pakistan 0 Drawn 4
In an uneven arrangement Pakistan beat India by three Tests to none, their triumphs at Karachi, Hyderabad and Faisalabad all being accomplished by vast edges. They likewise won the arrangement of ODIs. Imran Khan's group looted the mellow Indian assault nearly to their souls' substance, breaking record after record as the season advanced. The consistency and scoring accomplishments of Zaheer Abbas, Mudassar Nazar, Javed Miandad, and to a somewhat lesser degree Mohsin Khan, obliterated the Indian bowlers. Mudassar scored four Test hundreds of years and Zaheer three, the two players additionally performing remarkably in the one-day internationals. Included Mudassar's 761 runs, Zaheer's 650 and Miandad's 594 established a record for the three best batsmen in any Test arrangement. Imran, who turned into the principal Pakistan bowler to step through 200 Examination wickets, bowled with such venom and flame that no Indian batsman other than Mohinder Amarnath confronted him with any certainty. Sarfraz was additionally still a power to be figured with. India's less than impressive display was expected fundamentally to inconsistent batting and frail handling. Numerous gets were dropped at vital minutes. What's more, aside from Kapil Dev, none of their bowlers represented any genuine risk to the home batsmen. Madan Lal needed to come back to India due to a severely wounded heel. India depended chiefly on their three remaining arm spinners, of whom Dilip Doshi, the most experienced of them, didn't demonstrate his best structure after the principal Test. Ravi Shastri, another of them, had damage issues, and the turbaned Maninder Singh did not appreciate the good luck. An umpiring contention amidst the six-Test arrangement, when the director of the Indian group, the Maharaja of Baroda, was disparaging of nearby guidelines, blew over with the arrival of an announcement by Sunil Gavaskar, the Indian skipper, communicating his trust in the umpires of Pakistan. Albeit, once more, politically propelled revolting defaced the last Test in Karachi, the arrangement was played, all in all, in a warm air.
Tests: Pakistan 3 India 0
ODIs: Pakistan 3 India 1
This visit was expected to begin a yearly trade of short visits between the two nations however it was gotten with general impassion. Hounded by terrible climate, the three Tests were altogether drawn, in spite of the fact that India, the new title holders, won both ODIs, which, in contrast to the Tests, were very much visited. Another restricted overs coordinate, played for the Prime Minister's Fund under floodlights at a games arena in New Delhi, worked for the earlier year's Asian Games, was a rat and almost 100,000 onlookers still involved the tremendous patios when the match, hindered by an electrical blame, completed well after 12 pm. Just the last Test, played at Nagpur, drew a full house each day. There were different, detached explanations behind low attendances, the one regular factor being the antagonistic climate, while at Bangalore, the closeout of tickets was discouraged by the state government pulling back the exception of diversion charge on donning occasions. A substantial police nearness and annoying safety efforts did not make the perfect environment for a Test. Pakistan were likewise absent Imran Khan, Sarfraz Nawaz and Abdul Qadir. The initial two Tests were so moderate moving that they would probably have been drawn regardless of whether downpour had repelled. Be that as it may, the pitch at Nagpur was an alternate suggestion, and India must be given kudos for endeavoring to drive a choice there, despite the fact that their batting had demonstrated temperamental in the two past Tests. Pakistan, albeit never in danger, attempted to win.
Tests: India 0 Pakistan 0 Drawn 0
ODIs: India 2 Pakistan 0
The death of India's Prime Minister, Mrs Indira Gandhi, prompted the visit being canceled with the third Test at Karachi and the most recent one-day global still to be played. At the time the second one-day universal was in advancement and promptly surrendered. The first day worldwide, at Quetta toward the beginning of the visit, had been won by Pakistan by 46 runs, while the initial two Test matches had been drawn. Indeed umpires went under overwhelming analysis from a meeting chief, this time Sunil Gavaskar. He said after the primary Test at Lahore that "regardless of the best endeavors of the Pakistan umpires to support the home group we have figured out how to draw the Test and that is a supernatural occurrence. Before setting out on the voyage through Pakistan we anticipated close choices, yet what occurred in the Lahore Test was pre-arranged and pre-decided." The umpiring was poor, yet the remarks definitely caused a tempest. The pitches were again featherbeds. The second Test at Faisalabad delivered 1,174 keeps running for the loss of just sixteen wickets. Indeed, even the city hall leader of that city denounced the ground experts for delivering "unfortunate strips", reprimanding them for warding off observers.
Tests: Pakistan 0 India 0 Drawn 2
ODIs: Pakistan 1 India 0
A keep running of 11 progressive draws among India and Pakistan was significantly finished in the last Test in Bangalore. After four Tests on pitches so agreeable as to make draws practically sure from the begin, the arrangement decider was played on a minefield with the spinners unleashing destruction. It was a trial of nerve, however in the wake of bowling Pakistan out for 116, Maninder Singh getting 7 for 27, India capitulated for 145 and after that set 221, slid to a 16-run thrashing. An eighth-wicket remain of 51 in Pakistan's second innings was definitive, however Sunil Gavaskar's 96 nearly took India to triumph. India controlled the second and fourth Tests yet moderate overs rates and negative strategies unified to bloated pitches invalidated any favorable position. In the constrained overs arrangement, Pakistan's prevalence was past question. They had various utility players in their positions, any of whom could form a match-winning exertion with the bat, and they won the arrangement 5-1.
Tests: India 0 Pakistan 1 Drawn 4
ODIs: India 1 Pakistan 5
After arrangement on arrangement of umpiring discussions, nonpartisan umpires - John Hampshire and John Holder - represented the first run through in the four Tests. There were still blunders, however there was far less pressure on the field. The Test arrangement finished in stalemate. Pakistan had the better of the trades in the initial two Tests however were not able make an interpretation of their leverage into triumph, while India seemed cheerful to make due with the draw. Sanjay Manjrekar made 569 keeps running in the arrangement at a normal of 94.83 with a twofold hundred, a hundred and three half-hundreds of years, a few of which were coordinate sparing innings. Additionally, he made his keeps running with an elegance just excessively uncommon in the period of the all-unavoidable one-day worldwide. Mohammad Azharuddin and Navjot Sidhu made indispensable commitments in those Tests in which the bowlers had all the more going for them, and 16-year-old Sachin Tendulkar made keeps running at basic stages to support a furiously propelled side playing under another chief in Krish Srikkanth. Srikkanth himself, notwithstanding, fizzled with the bat and was to be unceremoniously dropped after the arrangement. Wasim Akram, with 18 wickets, was the remarkable bowler of the arrangement yet bolster bowling was no place in his class, regardless of whether Imran Khan took 13 wickets. The one-day arrangement never removed, the climate planning to deny the rushes related with the short diversion. The groups at these matches were constantly near limit - while those at the Test matches were not empowering enough - but rather inconvenience brought about by an unruly Karachi swarm prompted the surrender of the third ODI. This unsettling influence highlighted inclinations in the pained ocean of India-Pakistan relations, in which cricket had once been an island of ordinariness.
Tests: Pakistan 0 India 0 Drawn 4
ODIs: Pakistan 2 India 0
The Indians had not visited Pakistan since 1989-90 due to political pressures, however they had kept on meeting normally for ODIs, more often than not on nonpartisan region, for example, Sharjah. Truth be told they had played each other just seven days sooner, in Toronto, where India won the Sahara Cup 4-1. They at last came back to Pakistan for a short one-day arrangement which opened India's Golden Jubilee festivities. Pakistan delivered retribution for their Canadian difficulty, with Saeed Anwar driving them to a 2-1 triumph (Rameez Raja, the earlier week's skipper, had just been dropped). The groups were generally inviting, however there was inconvenience amid the second match, in Karachi, when the Indian defenders were stoned by a few onlookers, making a sudden end Pakistan's innings. That brought about Pakistan's solitary thrashing, however a shocking century from Ijaz Ahmed at Lahore conveyed the arrangement to a triumphant end.
ODIs: Pakistan 2-1 India