Photos: Virat Kohli, other World Cup 2019 captains meet Queen Elizabeth

First Published 30, May 2019, 9:21 AM IST

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II met all the 10 captains of the ICC World Cup 2019 at the Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace on Wednesday (May 29). Queen Elizabeth spoke to each of the skippers including India's Virat Kohli in the 1844 Room at Buckingham Palace. Also, Prince Harry interacted with the captains. World Cup 2019 gets underway today (May 30) with hosts England facing South Africa at The Oval in London. India's first match is on June 5 against South Africa. Here are the photos.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks to India captain Virat Kohli at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday (May 29)

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks to India captain Virat Kohli at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday (May 29)

Queen Elizabeth II arrives for a photo opportunity and meeting with the World Cup 2019 captains

Queen Elizabeth II arrives for a photo opportunity and meeting with the World Cup 2019 captains

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II (centre) poses with all the captains of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, in the 1844 Room at Buckingham Palace, London, ahead of the competition's Opening Party on the Mall. (L-R) Back row: South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis, Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh), Dimuth Karunaratne (Sri Lanka), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Gulbadin Naib (Afghanistan). Front row: Aaron Finch (captain), Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Eoin Morgan (England), Virat Kohli (India)

Queen Elizabeth II (centre) poses with all the captains of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, in the 1844 Room at Buckingham Palace, London, ahead of the competition's Opening Party on the Mall. (L-R) Back row: South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis, Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh), Dimuth Karunaratne (Sri Lanka), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Gulbadin Naib (Afghanistan). Front row: Aaron Finch (captain), Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Eoin Morgan (England), Virat Kohli (India)

Queen Elizabeth chats with Australian captain Aaron Finch as others look on

Queen Elizabeth chats with Australian captain Aaron Finch as others look on

Queen Elizabeth talks to West Indies captain Jason Holder

Queen Elizabeth talks to West Indies captain Jason Holder

Queen Elizabeth talks to England captain Eoin Morgan and India skipper Virat Kohli

Queen Elizabeth talks to England captain Eoin Morgan and India skipper Virat Kohli

Queen Elizabeth talks to Virat Kohli. This photo was tweeted by the BCCI

Queen Elizabeth talks to Virat Kohli. This photo was tweeted by the BCCI

Queen Elizabeth greets Aaron Finch as other captains look on

Queen Elizabeth greets Aaron Finch as other captains look on

Queen Elizabeth talks to Eoin Morgan and Virat Kohli

Queen Elizabeth talks to Eoin Morgan and Virat Kohli

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