- New Zealand scored the first 241 runs, England were all out for 241 in 50 overs and the match was tie
- After that, England were batting first in the Super Over and scored 15 runs with the help of two Fours
- In reply, New Zealand could only make 15 runs with the help of a six and the Super Over was also tie
- England declared the winner because of their 50 overs inning and super-overs to put more fours than New Zealand
England won their first World Cup title on the grounds of the historic Lords. The final is also historic. For the first time in the World Cup a title match reached super over. It was also the first time that both the match and the super-overs were tied. 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. England put 26 boundaries throughout the match and New Zealand reached 17 boundaries. England, who scored more boundaries, was declared the winner.
Earlier, by winning the toss, New Zealand scored 241 for 8 in their 50 overs. The England team also could score 241 runs in 50 overs. The match was decided in Super Over Ben Stokes Player of the Match, who scored an unbeaten 84, was selected.
Ben Stokes unbeatten 84 runs
Stokes and Jos Buttler made a century partnership for the fifth wicket. Stokes scored 84 runs in 98 balls not out. Butler was dismissed by 59 runs in 60 balls. Johnny Bairstow scored 36 runs off Ferguson’s delivery. Captain Eoin Morgan scored 9 runs to return to the pavilion. James Neesham’s ball was caught by Lucky Ferguson. Jason Roy finished with 17 runs. He was caught by Matt Henri at the hands of Tom Lameth. The Route 7 runs out of the Grandhom ball. England won World Cup.
What is the super over rule
- Later the batting team (England) will bat first
- The bowling side chooses what side he will bowl
- Super over innings will end after 2 wickets fall
- If the super over is also tie, the team that wins the more boundaries wins
Nicholas made career 9th half century
New Zealand scored 241 runs for 8 wickets in 50 overs Winning the toss. Henry Nicholas scored 55 runs in 77 balls and Tom Latham 47 runs in 56 balls For New Zealand. Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes took 3-3 wickets. Nicholas scored his first and career 9th half-century in the World Cup.
Ken Williamson was dismissed by 30 runs. He was caught by Liam Plunkett at the hands of wicketkeeper Jos Buttler. Williamson shared a 74-run partnership with Nicholas for the second wicket. Ross Taylor made 15 runs and Mark Woo’s ball was out lbw. James Neesham scored 19 runs and hit the root of the fly on the Plunkett ball. Colin de Grandhaum scored 16 runs off Chris Woakes’s ball.
Toss delayed 15 minutes due to rain in the last night
Earlier, both the teams did not make any changes in the XI. Toss was delayed by 15 minutes due to rain caused last night. The match started at noon at 03:15 pm noon at 03:15.