Ben Stokes turns down nomination for New Zealander of the Year, supports Kane Williamson for the award
Ben Stokes scored 465 runs and took seven wickets in the World Cup as England edged out New Zealand in a thriller at Lords on 14 July to clinch their first title.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Tour diary: It's time to make sense of New Zealand's pain, England's joy, and the greatest final of them all
Australian journalist Geoff Lemon takes us on the roller-coaster ride with stories of covering the last few days of the World Cup which include the semis and the manic final between England and New Zealand that will go down as the best ODI in history of cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand allrounder Jimmy Neesham’s coach died during the Super Over in the final
David Gordon’s daughter Leonie said the moment Jimmy Neesham hit a six on the second ball in the Super Over, her father stopped breathing.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ravi Shastri praises Kane Williamson for showing remarkable composure despite tough loss
Kane Williamson-led New Zealand missed out on clinching the 2019 Cricket World Cup after scoring fewer boundaries against England in the final.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shared trophy would have been a fair reflection of both teams' tenacity to win, believes Dav Whatmore
Former Sri Lanka coach Dav Whatmore thinks a shared trophy would have been a fairer outcome of the World Cup after England and New Zealand could not be separated after 100 overs and a Super Over.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former captain Andrew Strauss urges England all-rounder Ben Stokes to stay grounded post finale heroics
Stokes scored 84 not out against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday to force a Super Over in which he and Jos Buttler pushed England towards their first World Cup crown.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former all-rounder Daniel Vettori optimistic of New Zealand's chances in 2023 in spite of heart-breaking finale
Spin great Daniel Vettori is optimistic of New Zealand competing for title in the 2023 World Cup, preferring to look ahead instead of brooding over the gut-wrenching defeat to England in Sunday's final.
Firstpost's ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Best XI: Jason Roy, Rohit Sharma make the cut, New Zealand ace misses out
As usual, the World Cup XI has a few obvious names and not-so-obvious ones. A batsman who scored 600 plus runs in the tournament misses out along with the best cricketer in the current generation.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand team's homecoming ceremony put on hold due to logistical issues
The homecoming ceremony for New Zealand cricket team has been put on hold as players are arriving in batches at different times.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: No one lost final but there was crowned winner, says Kane Williamson after epic clash
England clinched ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 trophy on boundary count rule after their final against New Zealand and the Super Over finished in ties.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: England's director of cricket Ashley Giles dismisses 'extra run' row during final at Lord's
England director of cricket Ashley Giles has insisted he had no qualms about keeping the World Cup trophy after former leading umpire Simon Taufel said the hosts were mistakenly awarded an extra run during their nail-biting win over New Zealand in the final at Lord's.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pressure, what pressure? England's self-belief and mental strength propelled them to historic first title
England dreamt. England believed. England won. And it's their self-belief and mental strength that propelled them to the historic first title.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand coach Gary Stead calls for review of rules after team's defeat in final
New Zealand coach Gary Stead has called for the Cricket World Cup's rules to be overhauled, labelling the showpiece final "hollow" after England defeated the Black Caps on a technicality.
England vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup final: When agony of not losing is greater than pain of losing
The joy of victory and the agony of defeat are an essential part of sport. But the agony of not losing the match is greater than the agony of losing could have ever been.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Cheteshwar Pujara says England and New Zealand should have shared the trophy as 'there were no losers'
England were declared the World Cup winners on boundary count after their Super Over against New Zealand finished in a tie.
Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler script historic World Cup triumph for England against Kane Williamson's New Zealand
Here are the best photos from England's historic World Cup triumph after they beat New Zealand in a thrilling encounter at Lord's on Sunday.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From Trent Boult stepping over ropes to Jos Buttler's presence of mind, five key moments from final
From Liam Plunkett's old ball spell to Matt Henry's new ball spell to the Ben Stokes-Jos Buttler partnership, the riveting game of cricket exhibited by the two teams had some capturing moments.
ICC Cricket World Cup Final 2019: Twenty years on, we still lack an equitable tiebreaker that honours sport's essence
It is also instructive to examine the fact that by scoring more runs off boundaries, England also let through more dot balls than New Zealand. Regardless, whether through a combination of singles and twos, or through fours and sixes, both teams scored exactly 241 runs.
Firstpost Spodcast, Episode 247: England clinch maiden Cricket World Cup title beating New Zealand, Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in marathon Wimbledon final and more
Hello and welcome to Firstpost Spodcast where we'll discuss England's thrilling win over New Zealand to win their maiden Cricket World Cup title, Novak Djokovic clinching Wimbledon and more.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Final, stats review: Kane Williamson's batting record, Joe Root claims 13 catches and more
Kane Williamson scored 578 runs in ICC ODI World Cup 2019 – the most by any captain in an edition of ODI World Cup, eclipsing Mahela Jayawardene's record of 548 runs in 2007 ODI World Cup.