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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening Party lights up London

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is all set to begin and just before the opening game between England and South Africa at the Kennington Oval, there was an opening party at The Mall in Central London

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 May 2019, 10:09:16 AM
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 witnessed a grand opening party at The Mall and it was attended by all the skippers. Here, England skipper Eoin Morgan and India skipper Virat Kohli share a light moment. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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Mahela Jayawardene, the former Sri Lanka skipper who was part of the 2007 and 2011 World Cup finals, thrills the crowd with his strokeplay. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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Sir Viv Richards, who smashed a century in the 1979 World Cup, showed his class. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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Malala Yousafzai, the Noble Peace Prize winner, was in attendance and delivered a stirring message of peace for the world. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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Pat Cash, the Tennis player from Australia who won the 1987 Wimbledon title, squares off against Brett Lee, the former Australia pacer. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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Anil Kumble, India's champion legspinner and former coach, had some fun with Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar in the opening party of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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Kevin Pietersen showed that his aggression and class had not waned after retiring from all forms of cricket. ((Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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The fans were in attendance and had a great time at The Mall, located in Central London. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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The fans are expected to have a great time in the ICC Cricket World Cup with most games being sold out. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opening party

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Malala Yousafzai was the star attraction among the non-cricketers with her magnificent message of peace. (Image credit: ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC 2018)