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Going to Bat: Prince Harry Plays Cricket in the Caribbean

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Samir Hussein/WireImage
Samir Hussein/WireImage

Prince Harry is getting sporty in the Caribbean.

On Friday, the red-headed royal donned a bright yellow and blue-accented athletic shirt as he spent his afternoon playing cricket at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in Castries, Saint Lucia. Harry’s Caribbean tour, which kicked off Sunday in Antigua, marks the 35th Anniversary of Independence in Antigua and Barbudo, and the 50th Anniversary of Independence in Barbados and Guyana.

Harry was spotting waving to the crowd, as well as laughing, batting and pitching during the match.

Samir Hussein/WireImage
Samir Hussein/WireImage
Samir Hussein/WireImage
Samir Hussein/WireImage

Earlier in the day, Harry greeted several children in Soufriere, Saint Lucia, on the sixth day of his royal tour. During his many conversations with the young people giving him a warm welcome, Harry bent down to chat — and apparently seek directions — from a smiling young girl.

“Over there?” he said in the clip, pointing to his left.

Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty
Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty

His day got particularly sweet when he visited a local street vendor to try their coconut water. Dressed in a blue button down, onlookers enjoyed seeing the royal have a taste of the fresh fruit.

Samir Hussein/WireImage
Samir Hussein/WireImage

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Harry’s trip includes a visit to seven countries: Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, and Barbados and Guyana. On Saturday, Harry was seen trying another coconut on the Vermont Nature Trail in St. Vincent, where he also unveiled a plaque to dedicate the area to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy.

This trip marks the prince’s second official visit to the Caribbean, the first having occurred in 2012.