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England captain Eoin Morgan troubled by World Cup win, says not 'fair to have result like that'

England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan`s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of boundaries in the match.

Jul 20, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Black Caps homecoming ceremony on hold

The homecoming ceremony for New Zealand's World Cup squad has been put on hold due to some "logistical complications".

Jul 16, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner: Kane Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".

Jul 16, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

'Sharing' World Cup title must be considered: New Zealand coach

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead believes the possibility of sharing the World Cup is something that "should be considered" by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after the Black Caps lost to England in the finals of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's.

Jul 16, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

World Cup victory helps Britain fall in love with cricket again: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that England's success in the Cricket World Cup has helped the nation fall in love with the sport once again.

Jul 16, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

The numbers behind ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

The thrilling final throes of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 were all about emotions – each as raw as you’ll find.  

Jul 16, 2019, 07:21 AM IST

Kane Williamson and New Zealand didn't lose, they only missed the trophy

 When New Zealand captain Kane Williamson walked off a room full of over 100 journalists, a long round of applause followed. It wasn’t meant to be sympathetic but a nod to the spirit with which New Zealand played the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 final and the character its 28-year-old leader showed after a heart-breaking result.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Ben Stokes' incredible redemption rewards England its crowning jewel

World T20 final. Set 156 to beat England and win the championship, West Indies found themselves needing 19 off the last over, to be bowled by Ben Stokes. Nine out of ten times, it was England’s game, but Carlos Brathwaite pulled of a stunner like never before and in four balls smashed four sixes to lead West Indies to their second World T20 title. Brathwaite was ecstatic. Stokes down on his knees.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Kane Williamson has an admirable team, says Eoin Morgan

England walked away with the coveted ICC World Cup 2019 after a riveting clash with New Zealand. The tournament came to a dramatic end with the match resulting in a tie, which further led to a Super Over. All hell broke lose when the Super Over tied too. However, despite having the same score, England was declared the winner for scoring 26 boundaries in the match while New Zealand had only 17 boundaries.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

Wimbledon checks on ICC on Twitter amid tense sports moments

Two major sports event divided the world on Sunday, July 14. While the majority followed the high octane cricket world cup clash between New Zealand and England, others witnessed the Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. 

Jul 15, 2019, 12:21 PM IST

England were deserving winners, says 'gutted' Kane Williamson after World Cup defeat

The most important cricket event ICC World Cup 2019 came to a dramatic end with the clash between finalists England and New Zealand resulting in a tie to produce a tie-breaker that also ended in a tie. 

Jul 15, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Streaker attempts pitch invasion during World Cup final at Lord's

The final of the World Cup 2019 had everything a sports lover could have asked for. Both England and New Zealand gave their all to lift their maiden World Cup trophy on Sunday.

Jul 15, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer star in Super Over as England lift the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup for the first time

England are the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup champions for the first time after Jofra Archer held his nerve to help beat New Zealand in a nail-biting Super Over at Lord’s.

Jul 15, 2019, 06:02 AM IST

Virat Kohli has no favourite in ICC World Cup final but says New Zealand can be dangerous

Ahead of the high octane clash between New Zealand vs England, India captain Virat Kohli revealed how New Zealand is capable of defeating England if the conditions are right.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Shoaib Akhtar predicts the winner of ICC World Cup 2019 ahead of England-New Zealand clash

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has predicted the winner of ICC World Cup 2019 ahead of the high octane clash between England and New Zealand at Lord's, London on Sunday.

Jul 14, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

Eoin Morgan looking to end the journey that began 1588 days ago

It is 10,000 miles and change between the bowels of the Adelaide Oval and the Long Room at Lord’s but it doesn't matter where your journey begins, so long as you begin it.

Jul 14, 2019, 06:22 AM IST

South Africa didn't have chance to win World Cup without you: Yuvraj Singh tells AB de Villiers

"There was never a chance for South Africa to win this World Cup without you," said former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh to former Proteas captain AB de Villiers after he cleared the controversy regarding his selection in the showpiece event being held in England and Wales.

Jul 13, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Proud Aaron Finch accepts Australia were outplayed by classy England

Australia captain Aaron Finch admitted his team were outclassed as England booked their final date with New Zealand at Lord’s.

Jul 12, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

Sunday is a day to look forward to and enjoy: Eoin Morgan

England's resurgence in white-ball cricket has been spoken about quite a bit and to finally see their performance on the biggest stage - the World Cup - has impressed skipper Eoin Morgan. In fact, after the resounding win against Australia in the semi-final, Morgan wants the boys to do a repeat against New Zealand on Sunday.

Jul 12, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

World Cup set to see first-time winner as England beat Australia by 8 wickets

With England thrashing Australia by 8 wickets in the second semifinal at the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium on Thursday to set up a summit clash with New Zealand, the World Cup is all set to see a frist time winner at the Lord's on Sunday.

Jul 12, 2019, 09:20 AM IST