Ben Stokes' comments in his book 'On Fire' regarding the India vs England match at Birmingham in World Cup last year has led to a new online stir.
MS Dhoni remained unbeaten on 42 off 31 balls but most of the runs came in the last over when the match as a contest was over.
Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson still contemplates about the proceedings of the event and is yet to understand whether the campaign was bitter or sweet.
India had beaten Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days in the opening Test.
Hosts England lifted their maiden World Cup owing to a superior boundary count after Guptill was run-out off the last ball of the Super Over.
Afghanistan finished their World Cup campaign with no wins and nine losses, the worst record among all the ten teams.
"I did feel sorry for the New Zealanders but at the same time I was so happy that wasn't us. It was written in the stars. It was destiny for us as a team," said Jos Buttler.
"We did not have the luxury of TV replays at the ground and I will never regret the decision I made. Besides, the ICC praised me for the decision I made at that time," Kumar Dharmasena said.
"I'm not sure winning it makes it any easier," Eoin Morgan said. "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 has come to light that a senior India player's wife stayed with him for the entire seven-week duration of the World Cup without seeking permission from either the captain or the coach. Players were stipulated to not stay with their partners for more than 15 days during the World Cup.
Triple H had similarly honoured Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma and Chelsea captain John Terry in 2017.
Ben Stokes, who guided England to victory over New Zealand in the final of the cricket World Cup, has been nominated as New Zealander of the Year.
Trent Boult landed back in the country amid questions on how the Black Caps are coping after losing their second successive World Cup final.
Jimmy Neesham paid a tribute to his high school cricket coach David James Gordon, who died during New Zealand's World Cup 2019 final's Super Over against England.
Williamson displayed immaculate poise during the finals even though things didn't go New Zealand's way on multiple occasions, the most prominent being the overthrow which gave six runs to England during their tense chase of 241.
James Anderson revealed that Ben Stokes had asked the on-field umpires to take away the four overthrows, which eventually proved to be the turning point of World Cup finals.
The push for the use of concussion substitutes gained momentum after the unfortunate death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, who was struck on the head by a ball during a Sheffield Shield match in November 2014.
These were players who came into the World Cup with a reputation of being potential game-changers but failed to live up to it during the tournament. Here's a list:
Left-arm fast bowlers Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Mohammed Amir, Mustafizur Rahman, Shaheen Afridi, dominated the tournament. Starc and Rahman ended up as joint top wicket-takers with 27 and 20 wickets respectively.
Current and former cricketers including Rohit Sharma, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh, have also questioned ICC's "ridiculous" rule on boundary count that decided the World Cup title.
Vettori said that both teams were incredible, each had times where they were on top and in control before it was wrestled back, so there were so many parts that you could analyse and deconstruct from the match.
Jofra Archer's cousin Ashantio Blackman,24, was killed outside his home in St Philip, eastern Barbados, on May 31. Blackman was shot dead the day after England's World Cup campaign started with a 104-run win against South Africa.
Former umpire Simon Taufel said that the on-field umpires erroneously awarded England one extra run in the 50th over of their innings in the World Cup final. For the New Zealand team, this was a revelation that came too late.
Stokes who was also awarded man of the match in the final scored 84 runs, playing an important role in manoeuvring his side to the World Cup glory. This was England's maiden World cup title after a wait of 44 years.
Bairstow, who is not even the first choice keeper in the English team in which Jos Butler is preferred, made the cut as the stumper-batsman in Tendulkar's XI ahead of the more experienced Dhoni.