England defeated New Zealand to win the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (CWC 2019). The winner of the CWC 2019 was decided on the boundary count. The match between New Zealand and England ended in a tie after England managed 241 in chase of 242. The CWC19 then went into the Super Over and interestingly, that ended in a tie as well. So, England were declared winners of the CWC 2019 on superior boundary count. 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.
After the match ended in a tie, England batting first in the Super Over scored 15 runs. New Zealand in response managed 15 runs and fell short of the target after Martin Guptill was run-out on the last ball. England having hit more boundaries throughout the match won the title. England Win Cricket World Cup 2019 | New Zealand vs England Highlights of ICC World Cup 2019 Final Match: Hosts Win on Boundary Count.
Ben Stokes was named Man of the Match for his brilliant unbeaten 84 off 98 balls. England were lucky as in the last over needing 15 runs, throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes’ and went to the boundary. Those runs proved crucial for England as they managed to squeeze in a tie at that stage. England Are the Champions! Eoin Morgan and Co. Win ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in Thriller Super-Over Final Match Against New Zealand.
Here are some stat highlights from NZ vs ENG CWC 2019 final
# This was the first Super Over in ODIs.
# This is England’s first World Cup win.
# New Zealand loses second consecutive World Cup final.
# This was the fifth instance of a tied match in World Cups.
# This was England’s fourth final appearance.
Meanwhile, Kane Williamson was named Player of the Tournament for his 578 runs throughout the CWC 2019. Earlier, batting first Henry Nicholls and Tom Latham scored 55 and 47 respectively to help Kiwis post 241. For England, Chris Woakes and Liam Plunkett picked three wickets each.