Thursday, 12 December 2019, 05:17:04 am
England win World Cup for first time, beat New Zealand in a super over match
July 15, 2019

England became the champion of ICC World Cup 2019 by defeating New Zealand tonight.

Batting first, New Zealand have scored 241 runs in stipulated 50 over.

In reply, England also scored 241 runs in stipulated overs as a result the match finished in a tie. 

England's Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler took 15 off Trent Boult's over. Jofra Archer bowled England's over against Martin Guptill and Jimmy Neesham, who smashed a six off the second ball.   With two runs required off the final ball, wicketkeeper Jos Buttler and Jason Roy combined to run out Guptill as he came back for the second. Both sides finished on 15 so England won due to a tie-break rule because they hit the most boundaries.