In the grand finale of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (CWC 19), England cricket crew defeated New Zealand cricket crew inside the Super Over thriller to raise their maiden World Cup name at The Lord’s cricket stadium in London on Sunday.
Batting first after triumphing the toss, New Zealand had posted 241/8 in 50 overs in reply to which, England ended at the identical score leading to the one-over eliminator on the Lord’s.
In the Super Over, England batted first, and the duo of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler made 15 runs, and New Zealand additionally ended at the equal score but for the lack of one wicket, paving the way for an English victory on boundary be counted.
It was nothing less than sheer magic as the healthy saved tilting inside the favour of England and New Zealand at some stage in the final overs, however eventually it changed into England whose 44-yr-long longing ended on a Super Over, that too, on boundary remember as England had 22 fours and sixes as compared to sixteen by using New Zealand.
Earlier, Ben Stokes turned into England’s remaining wish in taking the crew domestic as England wanted 15 runs inside the final over, Stokes performed dots and then smoked Boult over deep mid-wicket for 6, they were given a lucky overthrow while walking a double that fetched them six runs — that changed into the largest highlight and that paved that way for England to reach the magic number.
With three needed off balls, Stokes ran a determined. However, non-striker Adil Rashid became manner brief of his ground, leaving the hosts to score runs off the final ball.
Boult stored one full on Stokes’ legs and he ought to handiest hit towards the long-on, and two changed into never on as the bowler affected a clean run-out under pressure. Stokes changed into left stranded on 84 as England had been all out on 241, paving the way for the first ever Super Over of the World Cup.
Batting first, New Zealand all over again positioned up a modest batting overall performance beneath overcast situations to put up 241 for eight because of the England tempo unit stored on asking probing questions.
Henry Nicholls (fifty-five off 77 balls) and skipper Kane Williamson (30, 53 balls) brought 74 runs for the second wicket after an excellent first spell from Chris Woakes (3/37 in 9 overs) and Jofra Archer (1/42 in 10 overs) on a useful Lord’s music.
While Woakes had the exceptional figures statistically, it changed into the tall Liam Plunkett (three/42 in 10 overs), who used the move-seam versions efficaciously to prevent the Black Caps on their tracks.
They might now be hoping that their tempo bowlers use the conditions, as well as the England bowlers, did in the first half.
Only Tom Latham (forty-seven off fifty-six balls) contributed in the centre overs in some other mediocre effort from the New Zealanders on any other massive day.
Martin Guptill (19 off 18 balls) had begun on a positive be aware, but after surviving a caught at the back of enchantment off Archer, he wasn’t lucky the second one time while Woakes were given one to form in barely and he became caught plumb in-front.
Williamson and Nicholls, much like the India recreation, were seeking to keep their wicket with occasional barriers. They were regular during their 16.2 over stand without being stunning.
It changed into Plunkett, who got the all critical wicket of Williamson while the New Zealand skipper tried to play away from his frame and the nick changed into snapped using Buttler.
Plunkett then removed another set batsman Nicholls with a go seam shipping that had the left-hander playing on at the same time as shaping up for a large shot.
England had a shaky start with Roy, Root, Bairstow and Morgan lower back into the pavilion before England reached a hundred-run mark. Jos Buttler (59) and Ben Stokes (eighty-four not out) helped England combat back and almost reached until the quit however Lockie Ferguson, James Neesham dashed their hopes with quick wickets on the death.
Needing runs off the very last ball, Ben Stokes ran for a pair but his accomplice and remaining batsman for England, Mark Wood couldn’t scale the gap and were given run out, with England ending 241-all out in 50 overs, that set the level for Super Over Clash.