Pakistan hosted Sri Lanka for three one-day internationals and Twenty20 matches in September-October that paved way for this Test series.
"It might have been different had we got beat, then maybe some people would have said we were wasting our time or whatever," acknowledged Andy Robertson.
"To play in the Premier League was one of my targets."
Brighton remained in 13th, five points above the relegation zone, and manager Graham Potter was pleased by the south coast side's latest display.
Kai Forbath answered for Dallas with second-quarter field goals of 32 and 49 yards to lift the Cowboys within 10-6 at half-time.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, who are trying to win a first Champions League crown, will meet record 13-time European champions Real Madrid for a place in the quarterfinals.
"Security people were like fathers to us. They kept talking to us and they were right behind us every time. When we were going out to eat or shopping, they were there."
But the sight of him leading bitter rivals Tottenham is not something die-hard Chelsea fans ever thought they would witness and the reaction of some on Sunday is likely to X-rated.
Barcelona will play Napoli for the first time as the Catalan giants, five-time European champions, attempt to move on from last season's painful semifinal loss to Liverpool.
The shift comes as scores of Indian firms have launched payments, gaming, news and entertainment apps in the last year and a half, said AppsFlyer, which analyzed 6.5 billion installs in the second and third quarters of this year.
Most Valuable Player candidate Lamar Jackson threw for 238 yards and three touchdowns and ran 17 times for 103 yards as the Ravens improved to an NFL-best 13-2 and stretched their win streak to a club-record 11 games.
With a combined age of 103, Nadal, Djokovic and Roger Federer continue to dominate men's tennis and it takes a brave punter to predict their imminent demise.
Italian stadiums are the scene of recurrent racist incidents, including monkey cries aimed at black players.