World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has praised NewZealand and reckons the Kiwis had a decent run in the showpiece event as theyalso outclassed the hot favourites — India — in the first semifinal of thetournament.
Speaking at the post-match presentation, Morgan said:"They've been actually through a better tournament than we have. The facta trophy is sitting here is, you know, like I mentioned, we got the rub of thegreen today," Morgan said during the post-match conference on Sunday.
"New Zealand, throughout the group stages, wereabsolutely outstanding, very consistent and in the semifinal were very ruthlessin playing against India, India are an extremely strong team," he added.
When being quizzed if it was his luck in the mega clash asthe contest went down to the wire, Morgan said: "We had Allah with us aswell. I spoke to Adil (Rashid), he said Allah was definitely with us. I said wehad the rub of the green (smiling)."
Earlier on Sunday, England became the World Cup championsfor the first time in cricket history after defeating New Zealand in apulsating final which ended in a nail-biting Super Over at Lord's.