England have received congratulations for their Cricket World Cup win from an unlikely source – wrestling legend Triple H.
Ben Stokes has drawn the line at suggestions of redemption but admitted his part in England’s World Cup win was made all the sweeter by the memory of his court battle two years ago.
Billy Vunipola has drawn a line under the homophobic comment made in April fearing that further discussion of his views could harm England’s World Cup bid.
Theresa May has saluted England’s World Cup winners as flag-bearers for “modern Britain” who have made the nation fall in love with cricket once again.
Star bowler Jofra Archer grieved privately over the death of his cousin in Barbados during England’s success at the Cricket World Cup, his father has said.
New Zealand coach Gary Stead believes sharing the World Cup in the event of a tie in the final should come under consideration after his side were denied the title in agonising fashion.
Yorkshire duo Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow were unanimous in their verdict on England’s once-in-lifetime World Cup win, with both men convinced they have just played in the greatest game of all time.
Ben Stokes has barely had time to process his role in England’s unforgettable World Cup win but has already set his sights on sealing a historic double by reclaiming the Ashes.
Ben Stokes is happy to admit that concentration can be tricky for him – but put a bat in his hand and all that changes.
World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan was always destined to make it to the top in cricket, according to his first coach at Rush Cricket Club in Ireland.
England won the Cricket World Cup with a dramatic super over victory against New Zealand at Lord’s on the same day as Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon and Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Eoin Morgan labelled Ben Stokes as “almost superhuman” after the all-rounder inspired England to World Cup glory in one of the most dramatic denouements to a final in the history of any sport.
England’s cricketers wrote their names into the history books at Lord’s, winning their first World Cup title in a final that will go down as one of the most dramatic ever produced in team sport.
Former England spinner Graeme Swann led the congratulations to cricket’s new world champions saying he felt like crying, singing and screaming all at once.
England claimed their first Cricket World Cup title after beating New Zealand in a thrilling final at Lord’s. Here, PA takes a look at some of the best images from the tournament.
England have won the World Cup, beating New Zealand in a super over decider in the final at Lord’s.
ENGLAND WIN THE CRICKET WORLD CUP
Most of Britain will be bathed in sunshine on Sunday, with the possibility of just a few isolated showers in the south-west.
Jason Roy credits “a kick up the arse” on England’s last visit to Lord’s for giving them the boost they needed to reach the World Cup final in peak form.
Ross Taylor believes New Zealand are better placed to capitalise on being in a World Cup final than they were four years ago.