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Prince Harry drops cheeky chirp at Finch

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Published : May 30, 2019, 10:19 am IST
Updated : May 30, 2019, 10:19 am IST

Australia are bidding for back-to-back World Cup titles after winning the 2015 tournament, while England are favourites to claim their 1st.

Queen Elizabeth also met the captains ahead of a garden party at the palace on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)
 Queen Elizabeth also met the captains ahead of a garden party at the palace on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)

London: On the eve of the Cricket World Cup, Prince Harry stoked the rivalry between England and Australia with a cheeky sledge at Aaron Finch during a team captains’ reception at Buckingham Palace.

“You’re getting on a bit now, aren’t you? How long have you been playing?” the Duke of Sussex asked the 32-year-old Australian skipper, making him laugh.

 

Australia are bidding for back-to-back World Cup titles after winning the 2015 tournament on home soil, while hosts England are favourites to claim their first.

Queen Elizabeth also met the captains ahead of a garden party at the palace on Wednesday.

Eoin Morgan’s England meet South Africa in the World Cup opener at The Oval later on Thursday.

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