What can happen in a game of cricket? The team to score the most runs wins the contest, right? But what happens when they don’t? And what when even the ‘tie-breakers’ (the Super Overs) end in a tie? And, more importantly, what when this happens on the greatest stage of the game – the ICC World Cup? Simple – Crazy Scenes!
Hosts England lifted their maiden World Cup trophy by what may well be the tiniest margin in the game – on the basis of most fours scored. We won’t speak much about the epic finale since words won’t do justice to yesterday’s craziness.
Here is how the Twitter reacted after the World Cup Finals. While some consoled New Zealand, and Kane Williamson in particular, for their determined play and resilience, others blamed ICC’s protracted rules.
Whatever be the case, one thing is sure: We are lucky to have witnessed one of the most intense, tightest, and entertaining cricket finals ever played.
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— SWARIKA ARORA (@AroraSwarika) July 14, 2019
— saddam abbasi (@saddamabbasi3) July 15, 2019
Never make excuses
Never blame other
Never get angry
Never get overwhelmed in emotions
Never let victory get on head
Always smile on the face of failure!
— Vishal Verma (@VishalVerma_9) July 14, 2019
I'm feeling heartbroken because of this man
— AYUSH (@ayush_astic_) July 15, 2019
Remember the name. He has just lost a World Cup final and He is smiling! What an humble person he is!
What a sportsmanship has been shown by him!
Such a class act ❤❤❤
Hats off man. You deserve better than this.#CWC19Final #KaneWilliamson ❤❤#ENGvsNZ pic.twitter.com/mEqSuNTXTY
— Md. Hasibul Amin (@mdhasibulamin) July 14, 2019
— K.ali (@NmdcatVictim) July 14, 2019
— Danial Khan (@Danialayy) July 14, 2019
Jimmy Neesham was thinking about quitting cricket a year ago and nearly won the World Cup for his country today.
Ben Stokes after what happened in the T20 WC final in 2016 , won the match for his country today.
Lesson sport teaches- Never give up and keep dreaming #EngvsNZ
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 14, 2019
— Bilal Ahmad Durrani (@durrrani_writes) July 14, 2019
— Himanshu sharma (@himanshu_bad) July 14, 2019
— neeraj maheshwari (@neeraj58) July 14, 2019
This man has taught me calmness n smile in all situations….
— Asif Shaikh (@Asifshekca2013) July 14, 2019
— Md Shimul (@mdshimulbd) July 14, 2019
— Theresa May (@theresa_may) July 14, 2019
Difficult to digest this more boundary rule. Something like sudden death- continuous super overs till a result is a better solution. Understand, wanting a definite winner but sharing a trophy is better than deciding on more boundaries. Very tough on New Zealand. #EngVsNZ
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 14, 2019
After one month 15 days and 48 matches.
New Zealand🇳🇿 lose the match by zero runs…. and England 🇬🇧 won the #CWC19 on boundary count.
Cricket Fans: pic.twitter.com/T5sspOjZ1S
— Durgansh Dixit 🇮🇳 (@DurganshDixit) July 15, 2019