Prince William hits a six, Kate Middleton plays cricket in Lahore. Internet loves viral video

India Today

India Today

Author 2019-10-18 15:46:00


Prince William and Kate Middleton play cricket at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. (Photos: Reuters)

Prince William and Kate Middleton enjoyed a game of cricket at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore on October 17 - the fourth day of their tour of Pakistan. Dressed in an embroidered white kurta designed by Pakistani designer Gul Ahmed and white pants, Kate was photographed on the cricket field while batting during the game.

Prince William, while batting, hit a six and Kate, on the other hand, was caught out twice, CBC News reports.

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Emily Andrews, Royal Correspondent for The Sun, also shared a video of their game while the official Twitter account of The Kensington Palace posted more pictures.

Netizens are delighted with the video and the pictures, and posted about it in the comments section.

Several acclaimed cricketers of Pakistan also joined the Royal couple at the National Cricket Academy. Waqar Younis, former captain of the Pakistan cricket team, was umpiring while Kate and Prince William played the match. "I'm glad that they came. It was a great encouragement for these young kids," Younis told CBS News.

Speaking of their cricket skills, Younis added, "They probably need some homework! William told me he has played a lot of tennis - and that he really only played cricket when he was younger. But he said he can work on it."

The couple, in fact, also met aspiring cricketers at the academy. Before leaving, Prince William and Kate received three cricket bats for their children - Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis - as presents.

Kate Middleton and Prince William arrived in Islamabad on late Monday night and their Royal tour of Pakistan will conclude on October 18.

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