ICC World Cup 2019: Captains meet Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace


Captains of all 10 participating teams including Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed met Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Sussex Prince Harry on the eve of the ICC World Cup 2019 opener. The World Cup starts with hosts England taking on South Africa in the first match of the tournament at The Oval on Thursday. (Check Out: Full schedule (picture) of ICC World Cup 2019)

Before the first match, Virat Kohli (India captain), Eoin Morgan (England captain), Aaron Finch (Australia captain), Faf du Plessis (South Africa captain), Sarfraz Ahmed (Pakistan captain), Kane Williamson (New Zealand captain), Jason Holder (West Indies captain), Dimuth Karunaratne (Sri Lanka captain), Masrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh captain), and Gulbadin Naib (Afghanistan captain) met the Queen and Prince Harry at the Buckingham Palace in Central London on Wednesday.

The ceremony was hosted to wish all the 10 participating teams before the grandest event of cricket.

Many cricketing legends like Viv Richards, Anil Kumble, Jacques Kallis were involved in the opening ceremony. Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai represented Pakistan.

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