ICC Cricket World Cup | 2019-07-21
Cricket World Cup final umpire admits 'error': report By AFP | Last Updated: 21st July, 2019, 14:00

A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a diving Ben Stokes as he tried to complete a second run and raced to the boundary

Cricket World Cup final umpire admits 'error': report

The players who lit up the 2019 World Cup The players who lit up the 2019 World Cup

The player who changed the course of the tournament has to be Stokes


"Don't think it's fair to have a result like that": Morgan on WC triumph

The 32-year-old, however, agreed that the final was probably the greatest ever cricket match


Sri Lanka to sack coaches over World Cup failure Sri Lanka to sack coaches over World Cup failure

Sri Lanka’s sports minister has ordered the sacking of the national cricket coach after a lacklustre World Cup campaign


Tendulkar, Donald and Fitzpatrick inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Tendulkar inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Tendulkar, who retired in November 2013, tallied 15,921 runs in Tests and 18,426 in ODIs, both of which remain records


Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has also been nominated


Another super over should decide the winner: Sachin Tendulkar Another super over should decide the winner: Sachin Tendulkar

In an interview with 100mb, the 46-year-old batting legend suggested that instead of the number of boundaries scored in an inning being the tie breaker in a super over


Bangladesh’s World Cup Review: Shakib’s star shone lonely Bangladesh’s World Cup Review: Shakib’s star shone lonely

Bangladesh were expecting their best-ever World Cup this time around in England and Wales riding on a mixture of youthful talent


Shakib Al Hasan in Harsha Bhogle’s CWC19 XI Shakib in Harsha Bhogle’s CWC19 XI

Harsha has announced his best XI considering the World Cup's performance


ICC responds to World Cup final 'extra run' controversy ICC responds to World Cup final 'extra run' controversy

ICC for the first time has reacted on the overthrow controversy


N. Zealand coach wants rules review after ‘hollow’ WC final N. Zealand coach wants rules review after ‘hollow’ WC final

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has called for the Cricket World Cup’s rules to be overhauled, labelling the showpiece final “hollow” 


Morgan has earned the right to decide on captaincy: Strauss Morgan has earned the right to decide on captaincy: Strauss

On Sunday at Lord's, former English cricketer Andrew Strauss was in the Sky box as a commentator


Stokes sets sights on Ashes glory after World Cup triumph Stokes sets sights on Ashes glory after World Cup triumph

Ben Stokes has already started turning his attention to the Ashes just a day after starring for England in their dramatic World Cup final win against New Zealand


Plans for Black Caps welcome home ceremony on hold in NZ Plans for Black Caps welcome home ceremony on hold in NZ

Efforts were being made to organize an official welcome and possibly a parade for the team which lost the World Cup final to England on a count-back of boundaries after the game and then a so-called "Super Over" finished tied


No 500 total but big hits still decide World Cup champion No 500 total but big hits still decide World Cup champion

Having dismissed England for 241 in reply to their own 241-8, the Kiwis didn't raise the issue of wickets being the logical tiebreaker


England chief Giles dismisses World Cup final 'extra run' row England chief Giles dismisses World Cup final 'extra run' row

Taufel told Fox Sports Australia that the umpires has made a "clear mistake", as the batsmen have not crossed for their second run when the ball is thrown in by the fielder


'Cricket's coming home!': EU congratulates England 'Cricket's coming home!': EU congratulates England

England were captained in their thrilling Super Over triumph on Sunday by Irishman Eoin Morgan


Nothing can faze me now, says England World Cup hero Buttler Nothing can faze me now, says Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has made a crucial 59 as the game was tied in a frantic finale and then renewed his partnership with man-of-the-match Ben Stokes during the Super Over shootout


England World Cup hero Buttler says: 'Nothing can faze me now' England World Cup hero Buttler says: 'Nothing can faze me now'

Wicketkeeper Buttler hit the last of Trent Boult's six balls for four as the hosts posted 15, then took up his place behind the stumps


England 'mistakenly' awarded extra run in World Cup final: former umpire England 'mistakenly' awarded extra run in World Cup final: former umpire

A freak fielding deflection off Ben Stokes' bat that raced to the boundary saw the team awarded six runs with three balls to go in the final over on Sunday


NZ PM Ardern jokes about cricket defeat 'trauma' NZ PM Ardern jokes about cricket defeat 'trauma'

On social media many said New Zealand's Black Caps had lost the game but "won our hearts"


Shakib in AFP's World Cup team of the tournament Shakib in AFP's World Cup team of the tournament

Shakib made the most of his promotion to the number three position, accumulating 606 runs and also picking up 11 wickets


Queen salutes England after World Cup glory Queen salutes England after World Cup glory

England won the tournament for the first time by scoring more boundaries than New Zealand after both the regulation match and a rare Super Over finished tied at Lord’s


Kane Williamson declared Player of the Tournament Kane Williamson declared Player of the Tournament

The Kiwi captain beat the likes of Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan, India's Rohit Sharma and Australia's Mitchell Starc to the prestigious award


Dramatic World Cup final the best game ever, says England hero Stokes Dramatic World Cup final the best game ever: Ben Stokes

England had bounced back from a humiliating exit in the group stages of the 2015 edition to become the number one side in the world and go into the final as strong favourites


Kiwi fans on the outer for thrilling cricket finale Kiwi fans on the outer for thrilling cricket finale

The pain for Kiwi fans was magnified by the fact that the country's strict licencing laws meant bars closed at 4am, more than two hours before the finale


Indian astrologer’s prediction goes wrong Indian astrologer’s prediction goes wrong

In January 2019, Balaji Hassan, from Indian state of Tamil Nadu, prophesies four things about ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, three predictions come true but one and the major prediction proved wrong


England win World Cup in Super Over drama England win World Cup in Super Over drama

Needing to surpass New Zealand's 241-8 to win the World Cup for the first time, England ended on 241 all out after Mark Wood was run out off the final ball


Buttler, Woakes sent packing as England struggle to meet total in 
in WC final against NZ Buttler, Woakes get out as England struggle to meet total

Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler took it upon themselves to rescue the team and built a steady partnership of 70-plus runs as they chased a 242-run target set by the Kiwis


Kane Williamson becomes highest run-scoring captain in World Cup Williamson becomes highest run-scoring captain in WC

Earlier, Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene scored 548 runs in the 2007 World Cup and he took 11 innings to get this feat


New Zealand set England 242 to win World Cup final New Zealand set England 242 to win World Cup final

Eoin Morgan's side were fuelled by three wickets each from Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes on a green-tinged pitch


Scantily clad pitch invader foiled at Cricket World Cup final Scantily clad pitch invader foiled at Cricket World Cup final

YouTube prankster Vitaly Zdorovetskiy's girlfriend Kinsey Wolanski went viral after interrupting the Champions League final last month 


England's Plunkett strikes twice to rock New Zealand in World Cup final England's Plunkett strikes twice to rock New Zealand

A green-tinged pitch also promised to give England's pacemen some early assistance


Nicholls falls after fifty, New Zealand 127/3 Nicholls falls after fifty, New Zealand 127/3

Nicholls scored 55 off 77 hammering four fours


Williamson falls after Guptill, New Zealand 109/2 Williamson falls after Guptill, New Zealand 109/2

New Zealand scored 109 for two after 25 overs of the game


Martin Guptill falls, New Zealand 31/1 Martin Guptill falls, New Zealand 31/1

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and decided to bat against England in the World Cup final at Lords


New Zealand choose to bat in World Cup final New Zealand choose to bat in World Cup final

Both sides were bidding to be crowned world champions for the first time


No rain forecast for today’s final at Lords No rain forecast for today’s final at Lords

The latest weather forecast indicates a blessed sunny day


England face day of destiny in World Cup final against New Zealand England face day of destiny in World Cup final against New Zealand

One person not laughing was Andrew Strauss, the former England director of cricket


England's Morgan hails McCullum influence ahead of World Cup final England's Morgan hails McCullum influence ahead of World Cup final

New Zealand went on to finish runners-up to co-hosts Australia while England crashed out in the group stage

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