The Indian Premier League commenced over the weekend and as expected Rishabh Pant got down to business in his own unique style, hammering the ball all over the park. Euro 2020 qualifiers have also kicked off and the big teams have had close shaves. This and a lot more transpired over the last seven days in the sporting world.
Rediff.com encapsulates all the sporting action from the past week in this eye-catching photo feature.
IMAGE: The Florida State Seminoles cheer squad performs during the first round game of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament between the Vermont Catamounts and the Florida State Seminoles at XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut on Thursday, March 21. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
IMAGE: France's Vanessa James slips during the Pairs Short Program at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships - Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan on Wednesday, March 20. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters
IMAGE: Delhi Capitals' Rishabh Pant gets inventive during his blazing innings of 78 not out off 27 deliveries in the Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday, March 24. Photograph: Kind courtesy, IPL/Twitter
IMAGE: USA's Kelly Slater competes in his first heat of the Sydney Surf Pro at Manly Beach in Manly, Australia on Wednesday, March 20. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
IMAGE: Villanova Wildcats forward Saddiq Bey (15) competes for a rebound with St. Mary's Gaels forward Malik Fitts (24) and forward Dan Sheets (15) during the second half of a game in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut on Thursday, March 21. Photograph: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
IMAGE: Estonia's Joonas Tamm and Northern Ireland's Paddy McNair vie for possession during their 2020 UEFA European Championships group C qualifier at Windsor Park in Belfast on Thursday, March 21. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images
IMAGE: Seton Hall Pirates guard Myles Powell (13) slides into a table on the sidelines after saving the ball from going out of bounds against the Wofford Terriers during the second half in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, on Thursday, Mar 21. Photograph: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports