In pictures: Fans and players erupt as India take on Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup

·Assistant Producer

With approximately 1.5 billion people expected to be watching worldwide, India took on Pakistan at Old Trafford on Sunday.

The great rivals attracted more than 700,000 ticket applications with only 25,000 up for grabs in Manchester and those lucky few have really been making the most of it.

Here we take a look at the best snaps of the day.

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