Eoin Morgan says World Cup remaining end result was not 'honest' regardless of England successful the event

London: Every week after England’s maiden World Cup victory, captain Eoin Morgan continues to be struggling to make sense of the tip, questioning if his facet actually deserved the title when there was so little separating the 2 finalists.

Hosts England lifted their maiden World Cup owing to a superior boundary rely to New Zealand after each the regulation match and a uncommon Super Over completed tied at Lord’s.

Eoin Morgan with the World Cup 2019 trophy. Reuters

“I’m not sure winning it makes it any easier. I don’t think it’s fair to have a result like that when there’s very little between the sides,” Morgan was quoted as saying by the Times.

“I don’t think there was one moment that you could say: ‘That actually cost the game there.’ It was quite balanced,” he added.

It would appear simply ending on the successful facet of the end result would suffice however Morgan feels troubled by the way of the win however concedes it could have been worse if he was on the shedding facet.

“A little bit (troubled), because there’s no defining moment that you’d say: ‘Yes, we thoroughly deserved it.’ It’s just been crazy. It would be more difficult to lose, of course.”

“I’m black and white. I’m normally going: ‘I know. I was there, that happened. But I can’t stick my finger on where the game was won and lost.”

However, there was one turning level within the recreation over the past over of the English innings, when a throw by Martin Guptill deflected from Ben Stokes’ bat and crossed the boundary rope and the hosts have been awarded six runs. A later examination of the foundations suggests England ought to have obtained 5 runs.

“I actually feel more comfortable about it having watched all of the game now,” Morgan stated.

The England skipper has additionally been in contact along with his New Zealand counterpart, Kane Williamson, with the duo attempting to make sense of the drama that transpired at Lord’s on 14 July.

“Dealing with the aftermath has been fairly blended actually. I spoke to Kane over the past couple of days on quite a few events and none of us has provide you with a rational clarification as to the varied occasions we gave them the sport they usually gave it again to us. Like me, he cannot get his head round every little thing.


Published Date: July 21, 2019

| Updated Date: July 21, 2019


Updated Date: Jul 21, 2019 12:29:37 IST