Pop superstar Rihanna caused a stir at Monday’s ICC World Cup match between Sri Lanka and West Indies when she emerged from the balcony of a hospitality suite at Emirates Riverside.
The Jamaica Observer Newspaper reported that the Barbadian singer saw the team lose by 23 runs to Sri Lanka, but stuck around after the game to visit West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick.
31-year-old Rihanna said emotionally that Estwick is the best teacher, as she hugged Estwick numerous times during the visit.
The global celebrity, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, delayed her private jet as she watched the entirety of the West Indies’ batting innings and cheered as they climbed close to Sri Lanka’s 338-6.
Estwick, 58, was an accomplished pace bowler for Barbados in his and played first-class cricket from 1982 to 1990.
He was once Rihanna’s physical education teacher.