The Test series is now over. It is time for the so-called 'masala' matches to begin.
One-day cricket in the sub-continent is all about batting strength. The pitches are tailored to suit the needs of the batsmen and the bowlers consign themselves to giving away lots of runs.
India [ Images ] and Pakistan are much more evenly matched in the shorter version of the game and if the one-dayers in Pakistan last year are anything to go by then we are in for a thrilling time.
So how do you see the six matches turning out? What are the ploys you think both teams can and should use to come out tops?