Finally England won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in extraordinary circumstances on Sunday, beating New Zealand by a tiebreaker of boundaries scored after the match was tied after regulation play and again following the first Super Over in the tournament’s 44-year history.
England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler ran out Martin Guptill off the last ball of the Super Over as the New Zealand opener scrambled back for a second run that would have earned the Black Caps their first world title.
Both teams scored 241 after the regulation 50 overs per side, with England hitting 14 off the last over — including a six made up of two runs followed by an accidental four deflected off the bat of the diving Ben Stokes — to tie New Zealand’s, 241-8.
That meant the World Cup’s first Super Over, which fans watched with hands around their heads and with a rule explainer required on the big screens inside the home of cricket. The match was in serious mood, in the super over england men gave 16 runs target and New Zealand had achieved 15 runs but during taking 16th run New Zealand batsman run out, so England won the world cup first time in cricket history.
It was very cheerful moment for English team specially for the nation of England. Because After a long period, they achieved the world cup.