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Opening Ceremony of World Cup 2019 Kicks Off

LONDON: The opening ceremony of the 2019 Cricket World Cup has begun at The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace in London.

The ceremony, dubbed the “opening party”, is being attended by the captains of all 10 participating teams.

The skippers will get to meet Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom.

Malala Yousuf Zai has been specially invited on the inaugural ceremony of the world cup.

The ICC World Cup 2019 will officially start tomorrow with the first match to be played between England and South Africa at The Oval.

The host team England is ready to face the Proteas in the opening match of the ICC World Cup 2019 at The Oval. The game is scheduled to begin at 10:30 am (local time).

England, ICC ranked #1 ODI team, is all set ready to face South Africa, after suffering from a 12-run defeat against Australia during the first warm-up match which was played on Saturday. On the other hand, South Africa managed to lead a massive 87-run victory against Sri Lanka during the warm-up clash.