Cricinfo: India in Pakistan 2003-04

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5th ODI: Pakistan v India, 24 Mar 2004

After four torrid games, VVS Laxman finally came into his own when it mattered most. Even as every other Indian batsman on the day looked fidgety and unsure, Laxman batted like velvet, smoothly stroking the ball into gaps that, just seconds before, hadn't even existed. Laxman's 107 was the spine of India's innings, and as it turned out, it was the only century in the series that inspired a victory.

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