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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