Some might call it the mother of all cricket rivalries. India and Pakistan meet in a semifinal matchup rife with scintillating subplots.
They are true heavyweight matchups: India versus Australia and England versus Sri Lanka headline quarterfinal week at the Cricket World Cup.
The time for this year's Jekyll and Hyde team, England, to get its act together is now. But it's anyone's guess as to how this squad will respond.
The Cricket World Cup is half over, so what better time than now to vet the field and separate the contenders from the pretenders?
Gripping. Exciting. Engrossing. Yes, we're talking about England's World Cup run thus far. And who knows what's next.
Can the oft-criticized Ricky Ponting turn things around? And will Pakistan provide more thrills? Here are five things to watch in Week 2 of the Cricket World Cup.
If you're an ardent fan of any sport, Great Britain isn't the greatest country to cheer for -- unless you revel in futility. But here's why England's Cricket World Cup team might finally end an agonizing drought.