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Prince Harry praises cultural diversity at Cricket World Cup

SPEECH: Prince Harry

Cricket World Cup in London.

Attending the launch, which took place in Oval, south London, the Duk delivered a short speech. He said he was “thrilled” to be at the game and looked forward to “a brilliant six weeks of sport.”

“The first ever cricket World Cup took place in England in 1975 and I’m delighted that the UK will once again play host to this wonderful global sporting event featuring ten incredible teams who, thanks to the UK’s cultural diversity, will feel as though they are competing in front of a home crowd every time they take to the field,” said the prince.

“Cities across England and Wales will come alive over the next six weeks as World Cup fever sweeps the nation once more and I am sure that the players will show their appreciation with some fantastic performances and great sportsmanship.

“Good luck to all of the teams and thank you to everyone who has played a part in making this tournament happen.”

Prince Harry also joined the Queen in Buckingham Palace to welcome captains from the cricket teams taking part in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

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