England crowned world champions beating Pakistan

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At the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, England defeated Pakistan by five wickets to win the second Twenty20 World Cup. Ben Stokes maintained his composure with an unbeaten half-century. English turned the tables on the south Asians with excellent death bowling and with Stokes finishing on 52 not out in a chase of 138 for victory, thirty years after losing the 50-over World Cup final to Pakistan at the MCG.

Earlier. In the T20 World Cup final on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground versus Pakistan, England won the toss and elected to bat first. From their semi-finals, neither team altered. Pakistan scored 137 runs in the allotted 20 overs.

Sam Curran was named the player of the match 3/12 and the player of the tournament 12 wickets in six matches.

Best Performers of the Tournament 

  • Most runs scored – Virat Kohli 296 runs
  • Most wickets were taken – Wanindu Hasaranga 15 wickets
  • Most 50-plus scores -Virat Kohli 4 times
  • Most Centuries – Glenn Phillips, Rilee Rossouw 1
  • Most sixes -Sikandar Raza 11
  • Most 4s – Suryakumar Yadav 26
  • Most Maidens – Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3

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