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ENGLAND won the Title of ICC World Cup

Current context: England won the trophy of ICC world cup held in its 12th edition ‎‎2019‎ that held in England, Wales
ENGLAND won the Title of ICC World Cup
  • England defeated New Zealand on boundary rate as scores tied in super over
  • Both teams made 241 runs and also ended in a tie in the super over
  • Super over is a rule to provide 1 over batting to each team and the team scoring highest run would win
  • The boundary rate was calculated to break the deadlock when super over was tied
  • England with 26 Boundaries won over New Zealand with 17 boundaries
  • England became the sixth team to win ICC Cricket World Cup
  • All-rounder Ben Stokes was titled Man of the Match and Kane Williamson awarded with the Man of the Tournament

About ICC Cricket world cup:

  • ICC: International cricket council
  • It is a championship of one-day international cricket (ODI)
  • First edition of ICC world cup: 1975, England
  • 12th Edition: 2019, Wales, England
  • Next edition: 2023, India
  • Australia won the ICC world cup 5 times, India and West Indies 2 times, Pakistan, Srilanka, and England(current champion) one time

Question: 

Q.1 Recently England won the title of ICC cricket world cup 2019, choose the correct statement in this context
a. England became the 3rd country to win the cup
b. England became the 4th country to win the cup
c. England became the 6th country to win the cup
d. England became the 10th country to win the cup
ENGLAND won the Title of ICC World Cup ENGLAND won the Title of ICC World Cup Reviewed by Neha Verma on July 15, 2019 Rating: 5

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