Were New Zealand robbed after losing tied final to England?

Jason Roy moves his feet away from the delivery’s arc

Jason Roy moves his feet away from the delivery’s arc

It caused a New Zealand re-think, and the campaign turned into one where everyone had to "muck in" to get competitive totals or make successful run chases. Pakistan's Babar Azam is placed on the third position in the list with 827 points. After the first ball, a wide yorker squirted down to long off off Neesham, Archer immediately increased pressure on himself bowling a wide in the second ball, leaving the New Zealanders needing only 11 from the bat to win.

"It would be wrong to say that specific moment cost New Zealand". South Africa (110) and Pakistan (97) are on the fifth and sixth position respectively. "I think that'll take quite a bit of time actually", Williamson said. "This rule has to change", said Lee, after New Zealand lost at Lord's on Sunday because they hit fewer boundaries than England-which was the only way to decide the winners after 100 overs and a Super Over couldn't break the deadlock.

"Well, you can look at so many moments during the day".

The Australia umpire Taufel, a member of the MCC laws sub-committee, admitted that England should have been awarded five runs and not six. Pre-tournament, England were regarded as favorites, however, a downturn in their form during the middle of the tournament saw them on the brink of elimination.

"We are world champions; we have got the trophy and we intend to keep it".

A wet World Cup seemed on the cards after a record four matches were either abandoned or called off with the governing International Cricket Council (ICC) drawing flak for no reserve day provision for the group games.

Giles laughed off the suggestion from former worldwide umpire Simon Taufel that the winners should only have been awarded five runs, not six, after the ball ricocheted off Stokes' bat and crossed the boundary as he dived to make his ground during a dramatic run chase. Both the teams scored 15 runs in 12-ball affair and England were adjudged as the victor of the competition on the basis of having more boundary counts.

"I've said incredible 50 times since lifting the trophy".

"You can't necessarily blame the two on field umpires".

"You have helped the nation fall in love with cricket once again", she said, adding that the match was "a final for the ages". Is that a fair way of deciding a World Cup final?

Former Australian all-rounder Dean Jones congratulated England but said New Zealand were "unlucky".

"I was a little bit anxious about my dodgy ticker at one stage - but mate - it just had every twist and turn imaginable".

When pressed on why he was going on and on about controllables and uncontrollables, Williamson allowed himself a hint of a smile when he said: "I guess uncontrollables".

"It was a fitting end to what has been a great tournament, and I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved in once again making our country a sporting showcase for the world".

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