new Delhi: England beat New Zealand on the basis of putting more boundaries in the ICC World Cup-2015 final played at Lord's on Sunday. England became champion after 44 years of dramatic manner. In the last over of England's innings, two runs were scored which made the match super over. The match was also tied here and the result of the match turned out to be based on the boundaries. Although many veterans have objected to the ICC rules. On the other hand, Indian captain Virat Kohli has congratulated England for winning.
Kohli said in his reaction, "In both the 2019 World Cup final, both teams performed brilliantly. Congratulations to the England team!"
– Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 15, 2019
Kohli has not expressed any objection to the ICC rules in his tweet. One thing is worth mentioning that Kohli gave his reaction after a long time. Earlier, Rohit Sharma, who was the highest run scorer in the World Cup, tweeted, "Some rules should be taken seriously in cricket." Rohit's suggestion was on the ICC's rule, according to which England was declared the winner on the basis of putting more boundaries.
Former India captain Gautam Gambhir expressed strong objection to the ICC rules Gambhir said in a tweet, "I do not understand how the winner of the World Cup-2015 finalist finally concluded that who put more boundaries, the ICC's very nonsense rules, it should have been tie. I congratulate the players of both New Zealand and England, both of which are the winners. "
Do not understand how the game of such proportions # CWC19Final, is finally decided on who scored the most boundaries. A ridiculous rule @ICC. Should have been a tie I want to congratulate both @BlackCAPS & @englandcricket on playing out a nail biting final Both winners imo
– Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) July 14, 2019
Yuvraj Singh clearly refused to obey this rule. He said, "I do not agree with this rule, but the rules are the rules. Congratulations to England, my consolation is with the Kiwi team, they fought till the end, the fantastic game, the best finals."
Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee said, "Congratulations to England, I am sympathetic to New Zealand, I have to say that this is a bad way to decide the winner of the final." The rule should change. " Former Australia batsman Dean Jones said, "Congratulations on England's first World Cup victory, New Zealand is unfortunate." The rules of the game should be seen, it was the World Cup final. "