Today we bring you the biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019. The 2019 ICC cricket world cup saw some close matches and also many one-sided ones. There were contests when teams battled first and scored a huge pile of runs after the top-order batsmen went all guns blazing or the lower order batters took the bowling apart in the slog overs. The rival sides would then crumble under the scoreboard pressure and lose the match by a huge gap. Here are the the biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019 in terms of runs by teams batting first.
5. England beat South Africa (by 104 Runs)
England and South Africa met in the first match of the 2019 ICC cricket world cup at the Oval cricket ground. The hosts defeated a strong Protean side by 104 runs in the match. England batted first in the match and reached 311 runs with their 4 top and middle-order batsmen reaching half-centuries. Ben Stokes top-scored for the hosts putting an knock of aggressive 89 runs on the board.
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The South Africans were restricted to 207 runs in return with most of their batsmen being dismissed cheaply. The whole side was all out for 2017 runs in the 40th over. Jofra Archer the England pace superstar took 3 wickets for just 27 runs in the match. The English team had started their quest for the 2019 ICC cricket world cup on a very high note. They would later successfully win the tournament and raise the trophy at Lord’s. Among the biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019.
4. England beat Bangladesh (by 106 Runs)
The English team was a transformed side in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. They looked very aggressive right from the first match. England won many matches with huge margins and one of them was against Bangladesh in Cardiff by 106 runs. While batting in the first innings the England batters put 386 runs in the first innings.
Jason Roy was brilliant at the top of the innings with 153 runs and so was Jos Butler who gave a final push to the innings with a quick 64 in the end. Bangladeshis tried to keep up with the chase but the score was too much for them. Even the great knock of 121 by Shakib Al Hasan was not enough as Bangladesh batsmen reached 280 while losing all their batsmen in the 49th over. England was thus victorious very convincingly in the match. Among the biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019.
3. England beat New Zealand (by 119 Runs)
England and New Zealand played an epic final in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. However, before that, the two teams met in one of the league matches at Chester-le-street with the hosts opting to bat first. England beat the Kiwis after scoring 305 runs in the first innings.
They were aided by Jonny Bairstow’s attacking innings at the top as he scored 106 from just 99 deliveries. The Kiwis then got restricted to just 186 runs and they were all out in just 45 overs. Mark Wood proved to be the best England bowler in the match as he took 3 wickets while giving away 34 runs. Among the biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019.
2. India beat West Indies (by 125 Runs)
India was one of the strongest sides as well as the defending champion in the 2019 ICC cricket world cup. They reached the semis stage in the tournament winning and won many exciting matches. The Indians had their best victory against West Indies at Manchester when they won the match by 125 runs. India batted first and scored an average total in 268 runs in the match.
Their former skipper MS Dhoni played a sheet anchor rile after scoring 56 runs after the early setbacks. The Caribbean batting then collapsed right from the start and they were all out for a score of just 143 runs. Mohammad Shami bowled well taking 4 West Indian wickets as the India side got one of the biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019.
1. England beat Afghanistan (by 150 Runs)
The English side were the champions in the ICC cricket world cup 2019. Their whole team played with great purpose and intend, registering many great scores during the series. They won a lot of their matches by huge margins. England’s biggest win came against Afghanistan at Manchester. The hosts won the match by the powerful margin of 150 runs and were dominant from start to finish.
England opted to bat first in the match and scored 397 in their innings. Their innings were powered by their inspirational skipper Eoin Morgan who scored 148 runs in 71 deliveries. The Afghan team was later restricted to just 247 runs in their inning and lost the match convincingly. This led the biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019..
These were the 5 biggest wins at Cricket World Cup 2019 in terms of runs by the teams batting first. We hope that the article was interesting and await your valuable feedback in the comments section below.
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