India and Pakistan first met in a World Cup game at the Sydney Cricket Ground back in 1992. Sachin Tendulkar, then just 18, was Man of the Match as India won by 54 runs, but Pakistan would have the last laugh - lifting the trophy with victory over England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground weeks later.
A generation on, the developed Adelaide Oval will play host to another India-Pakistan contest, the first for both teams at the 2015 World Cup. This time, the TV audience alone will be over a billion, with thousands more journeying to South Australia to witness a rivalry as intense as they come.
"We had a visit to India last year, and we made a strategic decision to target this for our first game," said Jay Weatherill, the Premier of South Australia, in an interview with Wisden India. "It's very pleasing that we've been able to achieve it.