The 2019 Cricket World Cup provided a new champion - England - after its heart stopping win against New Zealand at Lord’s. It will go down as one of the most exciting limited-over ODI finishes of all time, with both sides, desperate to win its first Cricket World Cup.
The International Cricket Council has come out in support of Kumara Dharmasena, the elite ICC umpire from Sri Lanka, for his controversial decision in the final game of the recently concluded Cricket World Cup. The Umpire had mistakenly awarded 6 overthrow runs to England, instead of 5.
A week after the incredible World Cup 2019 final, Martin Guptill, who was in the thick of things in key moments despite not having made any major contribution in the series, was finally coming to terms with life.
Following the conclusion of the World Cup 2019, the ICC has named the team of the tournament. Only two Indians feature in the team -- Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah -- while losing finalist leader Kane Williamson will captain the side. The team features four from World champs England, two from New Zealand, two from Australia and one from Bangladesh.