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Super Over controversy: Amitabh Bachchan criticises ICC

Super Over controversy: Amitabh Bachchan criticises ICC

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Jul 2019, 04:21 pm

Mumbai, July 16 (IBNS): At a time when cricketers criticised the International Cricket Council over the Super Over rule that left England winner of the World Cup, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan also joined the group in attacking the cricket council over the issue.

Bachchan used a humourous post in criticising ICC.

England defeated New Zealand after a Super Over clash to clinch the World Cup for the first time in the history of the tournament.

In a match that got ended in a draw at the end of both sides playing 50 overs each and also at the end of the super over, England emerged the winner because of "superior boundary count".

Batting first, New Zealand scored 241 losing 8 wickets in the final of the Cricket World at Lord on Sunday evening.

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat first.

Nicholls was the highest scorer of the side with 55. Woakes and Plunket picked up three wickets each.

At the end of 50 overs, England ended up with the exact same score.

In the super over, both the teams scored 15 each. But England won because they had scored more boundaries.

Super Over controversy: Amitabh Bachchan criticises ICC

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