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In photos: Cricket, anyone? Royals kick off Australia visit with the sport of kings

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The Duke of Cambridge looks at former Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath, left, alongside the Cricket World Cup and children in outfits representing cricketing nations taking part in the 2015 Cricket World Cup during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hold cricket bats presented to them in front of the Cricket World Cup.

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The royals were presented in Sydney with a “baggy green” Australian cricketer’s hat bearing Prince George’s name.

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Prince George’s “baggy green” is displayed with a miniature cricket bat before being presented to the couple.

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Joscelyn Sweeney, a 22-year-old with Down syndrome, greets the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their arrival in Sydney.

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Royal-watchers greet the Duchess of Cambridge in Sydney, where the royal couple were met by various dignitaries, including Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

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William, Duke of Cambridge, poses for a photo while meeting with people on the steps of the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk down the steps of the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

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