The England cricket team, captained by Eoin Morgan, has become the world champion for the first time in history. England have won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 trophy while dismissing New Zealand's challenge in the final.
For the second time in the final, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat first and set a target of 242 against England. In reply, England could also score as many runs in the 50 overs as possible.
For the first time in the World Cup a title match reached super over. After the match in SuperOver, England had set a target of 16 runs against New Zealand, but the score remained tie here, but England's wins were declared winners due to putting more boundaries. England put 26 boundaries throughout the match and New Zealand reached 17 boundaries.
Earlier, by winning the toss, New Zealand scored 241 for 8 in their 50 overs. The England team also could score 241 runs in 50 overs. The match was decided in Super Over Ben, Ben Stokes Player of the Match, who scored an unbeaten 84, was selected.
On winning the title, he was given a reward of 28 crore rupees. At the same time, the New Zealand team, which lost the final, got only Rs 14 crore. The 11-kg trophy was also given to gold and silver by the team that became champion. New Zealand captain Ken Williamson was given the Player of the Tournament and Man of the Match award for England's Ben Stokes. Williamson scored 548 runs in 8 innings. In his captaincy, the New Zealand team reached the finals. At the same time, Stokes scored 85 runs in 98 balls in the final.
Rohit Sharma number one batsman and Mitchell Starc number one bowler
Rohit Sharma was the top scorer of this World Cup. He scored 648 runs in nine innings. Australia's David Warner was in second place. He scored 647 runs in 10 innings. At the same time, Australia's Mitchell Starc was the top bowler. He took 27 wickets. Mushfiqur Rahman, second in the list, has 20 wickets, but his team is already out of the tournament. Taking the third position, Archer took 20 wickets.
Williamson says that it was a good decision to bat as the pitch was on the drier side. Says that they wanted to put runs on the board, admits he would have wanted 10-15 runs more but the pressure of Final meant it was a good target. Credits his boys for building the pressure. Further credits England for the way they played and congratulates them for their victory. On the Stokes incident, he says it was a shame but reckons that's the game they play and they have to accept it. Says bowling Neesham from the down slide was a risk but it was worth it and it paid off.
Eoin Morgan says there was not a lot in the game, the spirit, the fight New Zealand showed was very commendable and today was a hard game. States on a tough wicket they managed to restrict them to a good score but they kept losing wickets. Buttler and Stokes' partnership took it deep. States they have developed a lot in the last 4 years, they struggle on such wickets but today was about getting over the line and it means a lot them.
Mentions the guys in the middle kept them really cool, they have some of the best players in the World and there was not a lot between the two sides. Credits Buttler and Stokes and also Archer for the way he bowled. Appreciates Archer for his effort and says he keeps improving. Ends by saying it has been an incredible transformation and there have been a lot of people involved, even the players who missed out due to injury are a part of this.