India, Pakistan fans light up traditional World Cup rivalry in Old Trafford as Virat Kohli's men extend all-win record

Here are the best images as fans from both India and Pakistan filled the Old Trafford cricket stadium to witness the biggest World Cup rivalry.

Jigar Mehta June 18, 2019 00:23:54 IST
The Indian flag is soaring high, and so are the spirits of their fans! Virat Kohli-led India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by 89-runs in a rain-curtailed encounter at Old Trafford in Manchester. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
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The Indian flag is soaring high, and so are the spirits of their fans! Virat Kohli-led India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by 89-runs in a rain-curtailed encounter at Old Trafford in Manchester. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
Rivals on the field, friends off it! India and Pakistan fans are all smiles ahead of the encounter in Manchester. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
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Rivals on the field, friends off it! India and Pakistan fans are all smiles ahead of the encounter in Manchester. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
A Pakistani fan seems to be in a joyful mood before the clash. Their joy was short-lived, however, as Rohit Sharma's ton guided India to 336-5. Firstpost / Jigar Mehta
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A Pakistani fan seems to be in a joyful mood before the clash. Their joy was short-lived, however, as Rohit Sharma's ton guided India to 336-5. Firstpost / Jigar Mehta
A Pakistani fan poses for a photo on the streets of Manchester in the UK. Firstpost/ Jigar Mehta
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A Pakistani fan poses for a photo on the streets of Manchester in the UK. Firstpost/ Jigar Mehta
Seems like fans had a tough time in purchasing tickets! A cricket enthusiast displays a board showing his eagerness to purchase tickets for the high-profile World Cup clash. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
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Seems like fans had a tough time in purchasing tickets! A cricket enthusiast displays a board showing his eagerness to purchase tickets for the high-profile World Cup clash. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
Some India fans are dressed in the tri-colour outfit. The Old Trafford stadium was dominated by Indian fans, and witnessed an entertaining match despite the rain interruption. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
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Some India fans are dressed in the tri-colour outfit. The Old Trafford stadium was dominated by Indian fans, and witnessed an entertaining match despite the rain interruption. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
A fan from India and Pakistan display their countries'respective flags. With political tensions arising between the two nations, the teams only meet in ICC tournaments these days. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
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A fan from India and Pakistan display their countries'respective flags. With political tensions arising between the two nations, the teams only meet in ICC tournaments these days. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
Indian fans celebrate their 89-run win over Pakistan. As a result, the Men in Blue extended their win-loss record to 7-0 against their arch rivals in the World Cup. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta
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Indian fans celebrate their 89-run win over Pakistan. As a result, the Men in Blue extended their win-loss record to 7-0 against their arch rivals in the World Cup. Firstpost/Jigar Mehta