England clinched their maiden ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
England won their maiden Cricket World Cup trophy on Sunday 14th July after beating New Zealand in the final of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 at Lord’s, London.
After winning the toss New Zealand captain, Kane Williamson decided to bat first. New Zealand managed to score 241/8 (50 overs) in the first innings, the host side England responded with 241 runs all out (50 overs). The Match resulted in a Tie which then announced to be decided on a Super Over. In the one-over eliminator, England scored 15/0 bowled by Boult, and New Zealand scored 15/1 bowled by Jofra Archer. This one over eliminator also resulted in a tie. Finally, England won that thrilling CWC 2019 final due to their higher number of boundaries during the Match & Super Over.
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 14, 2019
- It was first time in ODI history when a match entered the Super Over.
- It was the first tied game in CWC final history, second tied game in CWC knockout stages history and fifth tied game in the entire CWC history.
- It was also the third time when England vs New Zealand ODI match had a tie result.
- New Zealand is the third team to face defeats in two straight CWC finals (2015 and 2019). After England (1987 and 1992) and Sri Lanka (2007 and 2011)
- England’s maiden ICC trophy was the 2010 ICC World T20. The 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup trophy is the first CWC trophy for England. Meanwhile, it is also England’s second ICC trophy.