England beat New Zealand in the Super Over of the 2019 World Cup final to win the title for the first time ever in their cricketing history. They have become the third team after India and Australia to win the World Cup on their home soil.
After the match ended in a tie, the Super Over also ended in a tie as well. However, England won the game courtesy of the boundary count. England had more number of boundaries than New Zealand.
Batting first in Super Over, England scored 15, which they defended courtesy some brilliant bowling from Jofra Archer and fielding by the England cricket team.
Batting first in the final, New Zealand scored 241, courtesy Henry Nicholls (55), Kane Williamson (30) and Tom Latham (47). Chris Woakes and Liam Plunkett took six wickets together.
Chasing the score New Zealand set, England were bowled out for 241 in 50 overs. Ben Stokes was unbeaten on 84 runs at the end of the England innings. England lost wickets of Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid and Mark Wood in a cluster as New Zealand managed to bring the game to a Super Over.
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 14, 2019