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England win World Cup after epic final

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London: England were crowned World Champions after they beat New Zealand via Super Over in an incredible final, here Sunday.

The match went into a Super Over after both teams ended with same score of 241.

New Zealand scored 241 for eight after opting to bat and hosts England were all out for exact score in the last ball of their innings.

In the one-over Eliminator, England scored 15 runs and New Zealand too ended on the same score but the hosts were declared winners since they had scored more boundaries than the Kiwis.

Brief Scores:

New Zealand: 241/8 in 50 overs (Henry Nicholls 55, Tom Latham 47; Chris Woakes 3/37, Liam Plunkett 3/42).

England: 241 all out in 50 overs. (B Stokes 84 not out, J Buttler 59, J Neesham 3/43, L Ferguson 3/50).






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