The 2019 ICC World Cup Final is one of the most memorable World Cup finals for anyone who loves cricket.
New Zealand won the semi-final match between New Zealand and India and reached the final. England beat Australia in the next semi-final to advance to the final.
The ICC World Cup Final match between England and New Zealand began on July 14, 2019, in London. New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first. Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls came on as openers. Martin Guptill, who scored 19 runs as the first wicket of the two, was out. Then was out Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Matt Henry, respectively. Among them, Henry Nicholls scored 55 off 77 balls and Tom Latham scored 47 off 56 balls. In the end, New Zealand scored 241/8 in 50 overs.
After that, Jason Roy and Johnny Bairstow were the opening batsmen for England with a target of 242 runs. Accordingly, England's Jason Roy took the first wicket for 17 runs. Later, Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes put on a fine partnership for the fourth wicket as England turned the match towards them. However, Jos Buttler was out for the 5th wicket as the scoreboard at 196 runs.
The Moment The Match Turned Upside Down
England is 233-8. They need 9 runs in three more balls. Ben Stokes hit the fourth ball of the 50th over and ran fast, trying to score two runs. Thus, the ball, which was directed to the wicketkeeper as he ran for the second run, randomly went to the boundary of Ben Stokes' bat, adding six runs to England's scoreboard. When they needed 3 runs off 2 balls, 'Adil Rashid' was run out for the ninth wicket. Then the final ball needs two runs. Ben Stokes hit the ball and get just 1 run. So the match is the draw. As a result, the next Super over was held.
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Accordingly, England's Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler came on the bat for the first over. Trent Boult executed the super over for New Zealand. At the end of the Super over, England scored 15 runs.
Martin Guptill and James Neesham came on for New Zealand to score 16 off 6 balls. Jofra Archer bowls for England. In the end, the New Zealand team needed to score two runs off the final ball. However, the hearts of people all over the world stopped for a moment and the Super over was the draw. Therefore, according to the rules of cricket, England won the 2019 ICC CRICKET World Cup as the team hit more boundaries in the innings.
The Player of the Match is Ben Stokes and the Player of the series is Kane Williamson.
I will never forget that final match.
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