England scripted history on July 14 by claiming their first-ever World Cup title. The finals will be remembered for ages as it did not have a winner after the 50-over and super over action both ended in a tie.
England and Australia will be the first two cricketing nations to wear names and numbers on their jerseys for the first time in the 142 year history of Test cricket.
The skipper Joe Root took the field but failed to leave a mark on the field as he was sent back to the pavilion in the 12th over after scoring two runs. Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes all were sent back to the pavilion on a duck by Murtagh.
Murtagh returned in the 13th over and bagged two more wickets. The Irish fast bowler bowled Jonny Bairstow for a golden duck on the fourth ball and then Chris Woakes got leg-before for a two-ball nought on the last ball of the over. In the 15th over, Murtagh completed his five-wicket haul as he got Moeen Ali caught behind for a duck.
India officially qualifies for the semi-finals by defeating bangladesh by 28 runs. After 40 matches here is the list of top run getters.
There is no hiding of the fact that the imminent match between India and England holds a lot more significance in the lives of the exuberant fans as both the teams entered in the premier tournament with the favourites tag on their shoulder.
Aussie openers Warner and Finch are at the top of the table of highest run scorers of world cup 2019, so is Australia. Australia is on the top of points table and the first team to qualify for the semis. Here are the top 5 run getters so far in the Cricket World Cup 2019.