Advertiser (Abstracts) (Australia) – SLEDGING between the Australian and English cricket teams is a long-held tradition – and cheeky Prince Harry could not resist weighing in on it at Buckingham Palace this week.

Summary

  • SLEDGING between the Australian and English cricket teams is a long-held tradition – and cheeky Prince Harry could not resist weighing in on it at Buckingham Palace this week.
  • Meeting Australia’s one-day captain, Aaron Finch, at a royal reception in the lead-up to the World Cup, the Duke of Sussex – a keen cricket fan – joked: “You’re getting on a bit now, aren’t you?
  • Prince Harry and his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, met world-class bowlers, batsmen and all-rounders ahead of yesterday’s launch of the World Cup in England.
  • Prince Harry tested the mood of the players, asking them if they were confident and who was the favourite.
  • The new royal dad was at The Oval yesterday to watch his team – which is ranked world No.1 – play South Africa in one of the opening matches.

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