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Cricket World gets new World Champions: England
England was on the brink of elimination, but as soon as Jason Roy regained fitness and elevated the team's confidence and the team punched its way to the finals to beat New Zealand and lift the coveted trophy for the first time. (Photo:AP)
England was on the brink of elimination, but as soon as Jason Roy regained fitness and elevated the team's confidence and the team punched its way to the finals to beat New Zealand and lift the coveted trophy for the first time. (Photo:AP)
Plunkett played a crucial role in England's World Cup win as he claimed big wickets throughout the tournament. (Photo:AFP)
Plunkett played a crucial role in England's World Cup win as he claimed big wickets throughout the tournament. (Photo:AFP)
Both the teams scored 241 runs which led to a first-ever Super Over in the World Cup final. However, both teams scored 15 runs each, after which England was declared the winner based on boundary count in the match. (Photo:AFP)
Both the teams scored 241 runs which led to a first-ever Super Over in the World Cup final. However, both teams scored 15 runs each, after which England was declared the winner based on boundary count in the match. (Photo:AFP)
ICC Men's Cricket World Cup final on July 14 witnessed a first-ever super-over in which England came out triumphant as they had scored more boundaries in the match to lift their maiden 50-over title.(Photo: AFP)
ICC Men's Cricket World Cup final on July 14 witnessed a first-ever super-over in which England came out triumphant as they had scored more boundaries in the match to lift their maiden 50-over title.(Photo: AFP)
England scripted history as it claimed its first-ever World Cup title. The final will be remembered for ages as it did not have a winner after the 50-over and super over action, both of which were tied. In the end, England were announced as the winner as they had hit more boundaries, 26, as compared to New Zealand's 17 boundaries in the match. (Photo:AFP)
England scripted history as it claimed its first-ever World Cup title. The final will be remembered for ages as it did not have a winner after the 50-over and super over action, both of which were tied. In the end, England were announced as the winner as they had hit more boundaries, 26, as compared to New Zealand's 17 boundaries in the match. (Photo:AFP)
In a thrilling encounter on Sunday night at the Lord's, England were adjudged the winners of the world Cup on the basis of their superior boundary count. (Photo:AFP)
In a thrilling encounter on Sunday night at the Lord's, England were adjudged the winners of the world Cup on the basis of their superior boundary count. (Photo:AFP)
In a dramatic encounter on Sunday night, the pendulum swung viciously in the final over with England needing nine from three balls when Ben Stokes hit Trent Boult to the deep. The return throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes' bat as he dived to make his ground for the second run. The ball rebounded to the rope for additional four runs. (Photo: AFP)
In a dramatic encounter on Sunday night, the pendulum swung viciously in the final over with England needing nine from three balls when Ben Stokes hit Trent Boult to the deep. The return throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes' bat as he dived to make his ground for the second run. The ball rebounded to the rope for additional four runs. (Photo: AFP)
In a high drama encounter on Sunday night, the pendulum swung viciously in the final over with England needing nine from three balls when Ben Stokes hit Trent Boult to the deep. The return throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes' bat as he dived to make his ground for the second run, with the ball rebounding to the rope for additional four runs. Ben Stokes later apologised to New Zealand for that lucky unintentional touch. (Photo:AFP)
In a high drama encounter on Sunday night, the pendulum swung viciously in the final over with England needing nine from three balls when Ben Stokes hit Trent Boult to the deep. The return throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes' bat as he dived to make his ground for the second run, with the ball rebounding to the rope for additional four runs. Ben Stokes later apologised to New Zealand for that lucky unintentional touch. (Photo:AFP)
In the 50-over spell, both England and New Zealand registered scores of 241. Similarly, in the super over, both managed to score 15 runs. (Photo:AFP)
In the 50-over spell, both England and New Zealand registered scores of 241. Similarly, in the super over, both managed to score 15 runs. (Photo:AFP)
The World Cup final witnessed a first-ever super-over in which England came out triumphant as they had scored more boundaries in the match to lift their maiden 50-over title on July 14. (Photo:AFP)
The World Cup final witnessed a first-ever super-over in which England came out triumphant as they had scored more boundaries in the match to lift their maiden 50-over title on July 14. (Photo:AFP)
Morgan had the glittering trophy with him during the interaction but he doesn't expect his life to change much even despite what many would consider a life-changing day. (Photo:AFP)
Morgan had the glittering trophy with him during the interaction but he doesn't expect his life to change much even despite what many would consider a life-changing day. (Photo:AFP)
In the dramatic match, the pendulum swung viciously in the final over with England needing nine from three balls when Ben Stokes hit Trent Boult to the deep. The return throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes' bat as he dived to make his ground for the second run. The ball rebounded to the rope for additional four runs as the match went into Super Over. (Photo: AP)
In the dramatic match, the pendulum swung viciously in the final over with England needing nine from three balls when Ben Stokes hit Trent Boult to the deep. The return throw from Martin Guptill hit Stokes' bat as he dived to make his ground for the second run. The ball rebounded to the rope for additional four runs as the match went into Super Over. (Photo: AP)