England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand. PHOTO: AFP
LONDON: England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord’s on Sunday.
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After Eoin Morgan’s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand’s 241-8, the final came down to a six-ball shootout for each team.England’s Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler took 15 off Trent Boult’s over.
Both nations are seeking their first win in cricket's showpiece event
Historic Lord's Cricket Ground will host the grand finale
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