New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, who was adjudged player of the tournament, said his team showed great heart to reach their second consecutive World Cup final, adding the players are shattered to come so close to winning their maiden crown. The super over tied, but England taking the game by virtue of the fact that they had hit more sixes as a side during the game.
Agony for New Zealand and ecstasy for England. A "traumatised" New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern plans to give a heroes' welcome to the Black Caps on their return, saying she was extremely proud of what the team has achieved in the World Cup regardless of the final outcome.
After Buttler collected Jason Roy's throw from deep midwicket and removed the bails with his left hand, England's players erupted in celebration - but still had an agonizing wait before the decision was confirmed by the TV umpire. But after a memorable knock in the thrilling final against New Zealand, he is guaranteed to fill front pages of British newspapers, albeit for right reasons.
England set New Zealand a victory target of 16 runs in the Super over after both teams were tied on 241 after 50 overs, and Archer conceded only 15 to deliver the title for the hosts on boundary count. This is one of the only tournaments I've won in my life! "It was an incredible game, I can't recall seeing a game like it and I think it will just go down in history for just being a remarkable game of cricket", Ardern said.
And what about Stokes, born in Christchurch, New Zealand, and playing nearly a year after he was cleared by a court of affray following a street brawl on a night out in September 2017. When Martin Guptill was on strike, the Kiwis needed two runs off the final ball.
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English skipper Eoin Morgan headed back to the pavillion after scoring just 9 runs off 22 balls when Lockie Ferguson took a stunning catch, inches above the ground on a ball by James Neesham in the 24th over.
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Confusion reigned but England had just scored six runs - two ran, along with a four.
New Zealand: Guptill - two fours, one six; Nicholls - four fours; Williamson - two fours; Latham - two fours, one six; Neesham - three fours; Henry - one four. Ben Stokes was on strike and Trent Boult was the bowler.
Taufel also confirmed that, given five runs not six was the correct ruling, the batsmen should have swapped sides, meaning Adil Rashid and not Stokes should have faced the penultimate delivery.
In an nearly exact replica of that next-to-last delivery, Stokes toed a yorker out to long-on and again attempted to run two.
The Black Caps had to score more than England but they couldn't.
Showing why he is ranked as the world's top all-rounder in ODIs, Shakib made the most of his promotion to the number three position, accumulating 606 runs and also picking up 11 wickets.
"You know, the guys put in a huge amount of work to get this opportunity, to come here and play in another World Cup final", he said.