ICC’s boundary rely rule has been within the highlight ever for the reason that Global Cup 2019 ultimate between England and New Zealand at Lord’s in London on Sunday. The drama-filled finale to the 50-over Global Cup led to a tie in each legislation play and Tremendous Over. However by way of the distinctive feature of hitting extra limitations within the fit, England made historical past by way of clinching the Global Cup name for the primary time. The boundary rely rule used to be closely criticised by way of former cricketers, a few of whom labelled it “ridiculous” and “unfair”. On the other hand, Bollywood famous person Amitabh Bachchan got here up with a unique, but hilarious strategy to have his say within the topic.
The 76-year-old actor took to Twitter and got here up with a witty analogy to get his level throughout.
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— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 15, 2019
Wanting a modest 242 for victory, the hosts ended on 241 all out, with Ben Stokes unbeaten on 84, sending the fit right into a Tremendous Over.
The six-ball shootout additionally led to a tie, with each side hitting 15 runs, however Eoin Morgan’s aspect gained by way of distinctive feature of a awesome boundary rely within the fit.
Skipper Kane Williamson identified his crew used to be now not defeated at the pitch, announcing it as an alternative fell sufferer to “fantastic print” within the regulations.
He stated that used to be a disgrace however the New Zealanders had signed as much as the foundations that ruled the event.
“On the finish of the day not anything separated us, no person misplaced the overall, however there used to be a topped winner and there it’s,” he advised Newstalk ZB.
The New Zealand captain and his teammates were extensively praised for the grace with which they authorized the gut-wrenching defeat.
(With AFP inputs)