England beat New Zealand in the finals of the CWC 2019 at the Lord’s Cricket Ground by Super Over on boundary count. The match was quite close and the results could have gone either way until the last ball. The match turned out to be quite intense and high-voltage one with each passing ball. But in the end it as England who took away the CWC 2019 title. Needless to say that the Kiwi players were quite dejected with the loss. James Neesham and Martin Guptill were on the crease during the super over and stood dumb folded as New Zealand lost the game. England pacer Chris Woakes walked up to the two batsmen to console them. New Zealand vs England, ICC CWC 2019 Stat Highlights: ENG Becomes Third Host Nation to Win the Cricket World Cup, Beats NZ on Boundary Count.
The England pacer who had snapped three wickets during the match was seen patting Jimmy Neesham’s shoulder and displayed utmost sportsmanship. The official page of the Cricket World Cup shared the image on their official page. Kolkata Knight Riders also hailed the spirit of the batsmen. Check out the posts below: How And Why England Won ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Final Against New Zealand Despite Match and Super Over Being A Tie? Here's What Rules Say.
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Kolkata Knight Riders’ reply.
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In the end, it was Ben Stokes who walked away with the Men of the Match award for 84 runs from 98 balls as they chased a total of 241 runs. The match went down the live wire as the Super Over also had a tie but hosts won the game on boundary count.