ANYONE who thought a day at the cricket would be uneventful should have a rethink, after the World Cup matches at Durham were filled with incident - on and off the field.

Last Friday a swarm of bees halted play in the game between South Africa and Sri Lanka, forcing the players and umpires to lie face down on the pitch.

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Then on Monday, global pop star Rihanna turned up to cheer on the West Indies as the side took on Sri Lanka. They fell short of a victory, but it wasn't for a lack of support from the stands.

The Northern Echo: Rihanna watching Sri Lanka v West Indies – ICC Cricket World Cup – Group Stage – The Riverside Durham

The Barbadian singer was seen shouting her team on throughout.

And today, crowds watching England take on New Zealand in their crucial game witnessed a streaker giving security a run around on the pitch.