ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Final: India opener Rohit Sharma has had a dream run in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 he emerged as the leading run-getter in the tourney, despite India not reaching the finals. In the final, England beat New Zealand in the Super Over by the virtue of boundaries to clinch maiden World Cup title. While history was created, fans slammed the ICC rule where England won the match on the virtue of boundaries. After Gautam Gambhir, India opener Rohit Sharma has requested ICC to look into the rules again. “Some rules in cricket definitely needs a serious look in,” read his post.
Here is how fans agreed with him and backed him:
Earlier, opting to bat, New Zealand once again put up a modest batting performance under overcast conditions to post 241 for eight against a quality England pace attack that kept on asking probing questions. In reply, appearing in their fourth tournament final, England ended at the same score leading to the one-over eliminator at the Lord’s. (MATCH HIGHLIGHTS)
In the Super Over, England batted first and the duo of Ben Stokes, who kept the hosts in the game with a brilliant 84 off 98 balls, and Jos Buttler made 15, and New Zealand also ended at the same score but for the loss of one wicket, paving the way for an English victory on boundary count. In the 50-over contest, England hit 24 boundaries while New Zealand had 16. And, in the Super Over, the home team blasted two fours, and Kane Williamson’s team hit a six. (SCORECARD)