Photos from World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony at London Mall

First Published 30, May 2019, 8:29 AM IST

The ICC World Cup 2019 officially began on Wednesday (May 29) with the Opening Party at the London Mall. India captain Virat Kohli, England skipper Eoin Morgan, West Indies legend Vivian Richards and others were in attendance as they played cricket in 60-second challenge. In the World Cup opener, hosts England face South Africa today (May 30). Photos courtesy: ICC

England captain Eoin Morgan and India skipper at the World Cup 2019 Opening Party

England captain Eoin Morgan and India skipper at the World Cup 2019 Opening Party

Former India captain Anil Kumble and Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar share a light moment as they take part in the 60-second cricket

Former India captain Anil Kumble and Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar share a light moment as they take part in the 60-second cricket

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff (left) talks to Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai with another TV broadcaster

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff (left) talks to Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai with another TV broadcaster

West Indies legend Vivian Richards take part in the 60-second cricket. He later took to his Twitter account to share pictures of the Opening Party

West Indies legend Vivian Richards take part in the 60-second cricket. He later took to his Twitter account to share pictures of the Opening Party

Fans celebrate at the Opening Party of the World Cup 2019

Fans celebrate at the Opening Party of the World Cup 2019

Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee (left) with ex-tennis star Pat Cash

Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee (left) with ex-tennis star Pat Cash

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene plays cricket at the Opening Party

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene plays cricket at the Opening Party

Malala Yousafzai plays cricket

Malala Yousafzai plays cricket

Loryn performs at the Opening  Party

Loryn performs at the Opening Party

Australia's World Cup winning captain Michael Clarke (second right) talks to Andrew Flintoff (second left) during the Opening Party. Clarke led Australia to 2015 World Cup title at home

Australia's World Cup winning captain Michael Clarke (second right) talks to Andrew Flintoff (second left) during the Opening Party. Clarke led Australia to 2015 World Cup title at home

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