India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was back in the middle despite retirement, but this time he was facing up against royal couple the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their tour of India.
William and Kate took some time out to play cricket with some kids, Sachin lending a hand, and the pair were rather fond of the lofted drive to mid on, it must be said.
Watch Kate's rather aggressive swipes across the line, as well as Sachin's thoughts on the couple, here:
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