14 Jul 2019
ICC World Cup Final: England are the new world champions
Written byRajdeep SahaSports
At the end of the innings, scores are tied and super over will decide the winner of the World Cup 2019.
Batting first, NZ posted 241/8.
England fought back to level the scores.
In the Super Over, England prevailed over Kiwis.
Stokes and Buttler
Stokes and Buttler among these feats
Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler (59) scored impressive fifties for England in the chase.
Stokes became the 11th player to surpass 400-plus runs in CWC 19.
He scored his fifth fifty in CWC 19.
This was also his seventh ODI fifty this year and a career 20th one as well.
Buttler also got to his 20th career ODI fifty.
Stokes the first Englishman to script this record
Buttler and Stokes register this partnership stand
Buttler and Stokes added a 110-run stand for the fifth wicket. They became the second such pair to stitch a century-plus stand for the fifth wicket in a World Cup final. Their partnership is now the second best for the fifth wicket in CWC.
Williamson ends with a whopping 578 runs in CWC 19
The Kiwi skipper also finished as the fourth highest run-scorer in the World Cup.
His 30-run knock saw him get past 900 career World Cup runs (911) for New Zealand.
Williamson now has 948 runs in ODIs this year.
He is the fifth highest run-scorer and surpassed Babar Azam (946).
Archer signs off strongly as England pacers shine
Jofra Archer (1/42) ended up with 20 scalps for England in CWC 19.
He equalled Mustafizur Rahman's tally of 20.
Wood ended up with 18 wickets and was England's second best bowler.
Plunkett, Woakes script this fascinating CWC finale record
Plunkett (3/42) and Woakes (3/37) picked up three scalps each for England.
This was the fifth occasion where two bowlers ended up taking three-plus wickets for a team in a World Cup final.
Meanwhile, Plunkett also became the oldest to take three-plus scalps in a World Cup final, at age of 34 years and 99 days.
Taylor, Root and Williamson script these CWC feats
Ross Taylor (15) became the second Kiwi batsman to surpass the 1,000-run mark in World Cup for New Zealand (1,002).
Stephen Fleming still leads the race with 1,075 runs.
Joe Root (7) became the first England player to get past 550 runs in a World Cup edition (556).
Williamson also became the first Kiwi to score 550-plus runs in one single edition.
Nicholls smashes ninth career ODI fifty
Henry Nicholls scored a gutsy 55. He hit four fours in a 77-ball innings. Nicholls slammed his maiden World Cup fifty. This was also his ninth career ODI fifty as well.
NZ vs ENG
How did the match pan out?
England bowled really well against the Kiwis and never allowed them to stitch mega stands.
Every time the Kiwis threatened, England got key scalps.
Williamson and Nicholls' 74-run stand was a major highlight for NZ.
In reply, Kiwis bowled well with their famed attack.
England were reduced to 86/4.
Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler got along and put up a fight.