By Sajid Sadiq

The buzz of excitement that accompanies any impending tour of England by Pakistan is palpable in the views of fans and experts around the world, as we are just a few months away from the Test series.

The very nature and intensity of the Test encounters on English soil between the two sides since 1954 has guaranteed immense interest in cricket followers in both nations and the upcoming series which will consist of two Tests to be played in May-June at Lord’s and Emerald Headingley is no different in that sense.

To the true connoisseurs of the game, the quality of the battle between the bat and the ball is one important reason why the England-Pakistan rivalry is held in high regard.

Whilst a total of 51 games of amazing intensity have been played between the two sides in England, the following three encounters are prime examples of what makes these series so special.

England versus Pakistan: 2nd Test at Lord’s, June 18-21, 1992.

With the memories of a loss to Pakistan in the 1992 World Cup final fresh in the minds of many England cricketers and fans, the 1992 tour of England was bound to be a ‘grudge’ series between the two sides. And with the excitable Javed Miandad as captain of Pakistan, it did not fail to live up to that billing.

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