The left-handed Stokes had played a knock of 84 runs in the final to tie the game. He again batted in the Super Over to help England to achieve victory.
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.
Sharma has been in a rich vein of form as he had scored five centuries in the recently concluded ICC Men's Cricket World Cup and he finished as the leading run-scorer in the tournament. Indian vice-captain Sharma has been surrounded by controversy as various media reports suggested that there's a rift between him and skipper Virat Kohli.
We actually had quite a good party. I mean, obviously it was quite a sombre mood for a while but then we realised we were part of one of the greatest games in cricket history, so we got over it fairly quickly. We had a good time together
Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan tried to carry the momentum set by the openers but the Kiwis did not allow the English batsmen to open their arms. Boult returned and sent Buttler back to the pavilion for 11, bringing Ben Stokes to the crease. However, Mitchell Santner did not allow Stokes to settle in and dismissed him for 11, leaving England at 248/5.
India officially qualifies for the semi-finals by defeating bangladesh by 28 runs. After 40 matches here is the list of top run getters.
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.