Belgium's King Philippe, Queen Mathilde play cricket with Virender Sehwag in Mumbai

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Nov 10, 2017, 1:58 pm IST
Updated Nov 10, 2017, 2:11 pm IST
Virender Sehwag also presented King Philippe with an autographed bat.
Virender Sehwag also presented King Philippe with an autographed bat.(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)
 Virender Sehwag also presented King Philippe with an autographed bat.(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)

Mumbai: Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag welcomed the Belgian Royal couple King Philippe and Queen Mathilde for a game of cricket at the Oval Maidan here. The Former India opener was in Mumbai on Friday to be a part of this event.

(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)

Some school kids, organised by UNICEF, also took part in the event, played cricket with them.

(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)

Sehwag also presented King Philippe with an autographed bat.

(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)(Photo: Rajesh Jadhav / Deccan Chronicle)

The couple had arrived in India on November 5 for a seven-day visit, and will conclude the visit on November 11. This was their first visit to India, and the Mumbai visit would be the last leg of their one-week visit to the country.

The couple’s visit is aimed at improving bilateral ties between the two countries. The current tour also marked 70 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.





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