It's estimated that round a billion people watched today's cricket world cup match between India and Pakistan.
Among them were several hundred who gathered at an official fanzone at West Quay in Southampton.
The weather may have been a little unpredictable, but plenty of people shared the excitement and cricket-themed activities
Richard Jones reports.
Richard spoke to cricket fans and Paul Smith from the Cricket World Cup.
The Hampshire Bowl will host two more matches in June- both featuring Afghanistan.