England became the first World Cup champion England became the winner in the most interesting finals played on Sunday in the Lord’s grounds called the Mecca of Cricket. With this, cricket got a new champion after 23 years of Sri Lanka (1996). For the first time in the World Cup history, Super Over was played in the final. It also happened for the first time, when the match and super over, both were tied.
New Zealand scored the first 241 runs. England was all out on 241 runs England scored 15 runs in the Super Over. New Zealand did the same with the target but missed out on making a necessary run for the win. In the entire match, England scored 26 and New Zealand 17 boundaries. England was declared the winner because of putting more boundaries.
England became the sixth country to win the World Cup. Earlier, West Indies, India, Australia, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka won the title. The New Zealand team lost in the second final. Last time it was defeated by Australia. This is the fourth final of England. Earlier, he had lost to Pakistan in 1992, Australia in 1987 and against West Indies in 1979.
Winning the toss, New Zealand scored 241 runs for 8 wickets in 50 overs. Henry Nicholas scored 55 and Tom Latham 47 runs For England, Liam Plunkett, and Chris Woakes took 3-3 wickets. Nicholas scored his first and career 9th half-century in the World Cup. Going to chase the target England’s team was reduced to 241 runs in 50 overs. Stokes scored 84 not out. Guptill could not make a half-century in 9th innings