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Kate Middleton Got Batting Tips From Sachin Tendulkar And, Turns Out, She's Pretty Damn Good

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Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, landed in Mumbai earlier today for a six-day tour of India.

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After paying their respects to those who lost their lives in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, the couple went to the Oval Maidan for a charity cricket match with some local underprivileged children.

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They were joined at the ground by cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Royal afternoon at the Oval with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Bowled over by their humility. @KensingtonRoyal

Following a few tips from the Little Master...

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Middleton came out to bat...

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And completely SLAYED it.

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The schoolkids could do little to stop the Duchess, as she pummelled the bowling all around the ground.

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And she did it wearing a long, floaty, tunic dress by Anita Dongre, with some pretty big wedges.

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Even Rahul Dravid would have been proud of her technique while playing those inside-out shots.

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Prince William, and Tendulkar himself, played the game too, but Middleton was the one who stole the show.

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And it looks like she's got herself a fan.

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