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ICC World Cup Final | Boundary Count Rule Comes Under Scanner After England Win

New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson said he was "gutted" after the match was lost due to the boundary rule..

New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson said he was "gutted" after the match was lost due to the boundary rule..

In what turned out to be the greatest final in the competition’s history, England managed to pip New Zealand in the Super Over by the rule of the Boundary Count at Lord’s on Sunday.

In what turned out to be the greatest final in the competition’s history, England managed to pip New Zealand in the Super Over by the rule of the Boundary Count at Lord’s on Sunday.

Having tied the match in the run-chase and the Super Over, but the hosts’ 24 boundaries compared to the Kiwis’ 17 proved to be the deciding factor.

There was a lot of discussion surrounding the Boundary Count rule and many reckoned it to be unfair to determine the final of a World Cup. Here are some of the reactions:

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first published:July 15, 2019, 02:49 IST