England's captain Eoin Morgan (C) holds the World Cup trophy as he celebrates with England's Jason Roy (2L), and England's Jos Buttler after winning the 2019 Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on July 14, 2019. - England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord's on Sunday.  (Photo: AFP)
England's captain Eoin Morgan (C) holds the World Cup trophy as he celebrates with England's Jason Roy (2L), and England's Jos Buttler after winning the 2019 Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on July 14, 2019. - England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord's on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

"Add up jersey numbers to announce winner with highest total": Twitter mocks ICC

  • ICC was the butt of ridicule on the social media platform for letting England lift the World Cup on basis of the number of boundaries scored
  • Both former and current players also chimed in over the rule

Whenever they will talk about the cricket World Cup final, they will talk about this final, the final that had everything you could imagine and more, so much more.

Who would have thought that even after 50 overs that there would be nothing to separate the two sides and no one in their right mind would have imagined that even the Super Over the two teams wouldn’t be separated.

It all came down to finer details, number of boundaries hit by both teams. England had 22 fours and two sixes while the Kiwis had 14 fours and two maximums.

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Even if everyone knew the rules, before the match even began, it still wass hard to swallow. The players and the spectators though are dismayed that New Zealand were so hard done by and have taken to social networking site Twitter to vent their anger and fury at what took place at Lord’s on Sunday.

Here are a few tweets, even by current and former cricketers, to illustrate the outrage.

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