England had to wait for 44 years to win the World Cup crown on their heads.
In 1975, the World Cup started in England. But for the first time in 2019, England won a fabulous and memorable match that will remain fresh in the memories of the cricket fans.
The host team won the final that was full of action, suspense and drama.
England beat Australia in Kolkata in 1987 and in Melbourne in 1992, Pakistan defeated it in the final. But in 2019 final, England won the World Cup. The winner of the World Cup cricket tournament was awarded $40 million, while the runner-up New Zealand team got $20 million.
Under the captaincy of Eoin Morgan, England was playing the final at home ground after a gap of 40 years.
England’s won was favourite on home ground for the first time in the history of England, in 1992 final, Pakistan won the World Cup by defeating England and Sri Lanka won the World Cup for the first time in Lahore; England played the final for the fourth time while New Zealand constantly played for the second time.