England’s Jos Buttler celebrates after running out New Zealand’s Martin Guptill to swal the World Cup for the hosts. Photo: AP
Paul Ryding
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Ryding

Was England’s Cricket World Cup triumph over New Zealand the luckiest in sporting history?

  • The hosts rode their luck several times during a captivating finale
  • New Zealand looked easy favourites to claim the Cup for most of England’s innings

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England’s Jos Buttler celebrates after running out New Zealand’s Martin Guptill to swal the World Cup for the hosts. Photo: AP
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England’s Liam Plunkett tries a run out. Photo: Reuters

Cricket World Cup 2019: England beat New Zealand in super over drama to win first title

  • Described by some as the greatest cricket match ever, hosts end 44-year wait for the title
Topic |   Britain

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England’s Liam Plunkett tries a run out. Photo: Reuters
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