World Cup 2019 win not fair: Eoin Morgan
London : England Captain Eoin Morgan admitted that the process of selecting a winner in the World Cup 2019 was not fair and he is not happy with a win like that. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice - first in regular play and then in the Super Over - and Morgan’s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of boundaries in the match.
“I don’t think it’s fair to have a result like that when there’s very little between the sides,” Morgan told The Times. “I don’t think there was one moment that you could say: ‘That actually cost the game there.’ It was quite balanced.”
While, the decision to choose the winner in apparently "the greatest world cup final" ever has garnered universal criticism, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was hailed for the way he handled the defeat.
“I spoke to Kane over the last couple of days on numerous occasions and none of us has come up with a rational explanation as to the various times we gave them the game and they gave it back to us. Like me, he can’t get his head around everything,” Morgan said.
The 32-year-old, however, agreed that the final was probably the greatest ever cricket match. “By a long way. I can’t think of a game that’s come close. Madness. I should be cheery about it, shouldn’t I?” he said.