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Kate Middleton Makes the Best Faces While Playing Cricket in Heels

The Duchess got game.

Kate Middleton doesn’t let a gorgeous red peplum get in the way of a good game of cricket. The Duchess may have forgotten her gym bag at home with her Latin notebook, but unlike the rest of us, she didn’t sit around playing M*A*S*H in the locker room with Becca from Spanish class.

She still made a face at having to do sports in heels in front of a bunch of people.

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 8
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND – APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge bats during a game of cricket in Latimer Square on April 14, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage) Samir Hussein—WireImage

But because she’s a Duchess (and an athlete) she was able to pull it together:

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 8
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge bats during a game of cricket in Latimer Square on April 14, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Samir Hussein—WireImage

It helps that she’s able to control the ball with her eyes because she’s royal.

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 8
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travel to Christchurch, New Zealand and played cricket with local children. Photograph by Ian Jones ©2014. Pool—Getty Images

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