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World Cup 2019: New Zealand coach Gary Stead feels declaring joint winners was an option

The rule of boundary count came into play after the match was tied at 241 runs and later the Super Over too ended on a tie as both the teams scored 15 runs.

Jul 16, 2019, 00:36 AM IST

World Cup 2019 final should have been a tie: Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday said that for him the 2019 World Cup final between England and New Zealand did not have a loser.

Jul 16, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

ODI rankings: England extend lead over India after maiden ICC World Cup title

The victory saw England increase their lead over India to three points to stand at the top position in the ODI team rankings with a total of 125 points.

Jul 15, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

Watch: Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid hailed after leaving celebrations midway as champagne pops

The two players beat a hasty retreat, moving away quickly as England opener Jonny Bairstow began spraying champagne on everyone a few second after skipper Eoin Morgan lifted the trophy. 

Jul 15, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

Kane Williamson, Ben Stokes make massive gains in ODI rankings after World Cup 2019 final

In the ICC ODI Team Rankings, England have increased their lead over India to three points after their maiden Cricket World Cup triumph.

Jul 15, 2019, 19:20 PM IST

Awarding six overthrows in final over an 'error' by umpires, claims Simon Taufel

England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup by beating New Zealand on boundaries after a tied Super Over. But Australian Taufel suggested that the umpires had made an "error of judgement."

Jul 15, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Former cricketers slams boundary countback rule after World Cup 2019 final

The final between England and New Zealand was one for the ages as the match did not have a winner after 50-over and super over action. 

Jul 15, 2019, 18:50 PM IST

Ben Stokes dubbed 'Bat of God' for controversial six, draws comparison with Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’

England lifted their maiden trophy at the marquee event on the basis of more boundaries scored than New Zealand in the final count. 

Jul 15, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Kids, don’t take up sport, urges dejected Jimmy Neesham after World Cup defeat

Neesham, who finished with the figures of three for 43 during the final, ended his campaign at the 2019 World Cup with a total of 256 runs and 15 wickets in 10 matches.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Bowlers and heart-stopping finale salvage rain-hit ICC World Cup 2019

A wet World Cup seemed on the cards after a record four matches were either abandoned or called off with the governing International Cricket Council (ICC) drawing flak for no reserve day provision for the group games.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

England dominate ICC World Cup Playing XI, 2 each from New Zealand, India, Australia

The other representatives come from the losing semi-finalists India and Australia, who have two each players each, while Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan rounds out the team. 

Jul 15, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern jokes about being 'traumatised' after World Cup defeat against England

She further expressed a sense of pride following the excellent performances of New Zealand in the tournament on Instagram, congratulating England on the triumph.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

British media hails 'Champions', Kiwi press targets 'Super Over' rules

While the British media largely saluted both England and New Zealand for what was an absolute thriller of a final in ICC World Cup 2019 tournament, the Kiwis back home were devastated by the Super Over rules.

Jul 15, 2019, 09:57 AM IST

Top five run scorers of ICC World Cup 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 was as much about hitting big with the bat as it was about shattered stumps. Several batsmen made a solid mark on the tournament courtesy consistently solid performances.

Jul 15, 2019, 07:03 AM IST

Ben Stokes: Man of the Match in New Zealand vs England ICC World Cup final

Ben Stokes made his presence felt, stitching a partnership of 110 runs with Jos Buttler following the dismissal of skipper Eoin Morgan. 

Jul 15, 2019, 02:13 AM IST

ICC World Cup 2019 final: New Zealand vs England--Statistical Highlights

England emerged victorious in their first final of the Cricket World Cup having been a part of four such finals so far. New Zealand, on the other hand, recorded their second defeat in as many Cricket World Cup finals. 

Jul 15, 2019, 00:48 AM IST

Rohit Sharma finishes with most runs in ICC World Cup 2019

Despite crashing out of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup in the semi-finals, India continued to shine in different statistics tables. One of those shining light for the Indian side was opener and vice-captain Rohit Sharma, who finished as the highest run-scorer in this year's cricket's showpiece event. 

Jul 15, 2019, 00:38 AM IST

England win ICC World Cup 2019 in Super Over after incredible tie against New Zealand

Ben Stokes emerged hero for the 60 million hearts across the country, 30000 of which were seated, well, not quite, at the home of cricket. 


Jul 15, 2019, 00:24 AM IST

Sachin Tendulkar names Virat Kohli as captain of his World Cup XI, picks Pandya, Jadeja as all-rounders

Tendulkar has picked New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson for number three spot ahead of Kohli and this is again a wise decision because Williamson has batted superbly at that position and went on to score 578 runs.

Jul 14, 2019, 23:01 PM IST

Kane Williamson captain of Sunil Gavaskar's World Cup XI, Rohit Sharma, David Warner openers

On Sunday, Kane Williamson became the highest run-scoring skipper in the single World Cup edition during the final clash of the ongoing marquee event between New Zealand and England at iconic Lord's Cricket Ground in London.

Jul 14, 2019, 20:07 PM IST