Curtains came down to bid adieu to Cricket World Cup 2019, with England taking home their maiden World Cup aka “Cricket Ka Crown”. As expected, the tournament left behind so many memories that would be etched in every cricket fan’s heart forever.
So, reliving the 2019 World Cup once and for all, we have garnered the best on-field and off-field cricket World Cup 2019 moments for you to enjoy.
1. Ben Stoke’s stunning catch
— ICC (@ICC) May 30, 2019
Ben Stokes grabbed a stunning catch at deep cover to dismiss Andile Phehlukwayo during the opener over of World Cup 2019. Let’s frame the moment.
2. Kohli urging the crowd to not ‘boo’
In a sheer display of sportsmanship, Virat Kohli urged the crowd at Oval to not to ‘boo’ rather clap for Steve Smith. A true gentleman by heart.
3. Every ball Bumrah bowled
— Hotstar (@hotstartweets) July 2, 2019
Jasprit Bumrah finished his World Cup campaign with 18 wickets in his kitty. He was among the most effective and consistent bowlers in the World Cup.
4. Mitchell Starc yorker to Ben Stokes
— ICC (@ICC) June 25, 2019
Mitchell Starc castled Ben Stokes with one of the most lethal yorkers ever bowled. Starc took record 27 wickets in the tournament to surpass Glenn McGrath’s tally of 26.
5. Shakib Al Hasan’s all-round performance
Shakib Al Hasan had an incredible outing in the field as he scored above 600 runs and also picked 11 wickets. The reason why he is the number 1 all-rounder.
6. Rohit Sharma’s 5 centuries
Rohit Sharma won the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup’s Golden Bat for most centuries (5) in a single edition of the World Cup. He hit 3 consecutive centuries in the World Cup 2019 and is the only batsmen to do so.
7. Dada’s humour
The best one during India’s batting:-
The Pakistani Commentator next to Ganguly: “I’m just looking at the crowd and i see a lot of Blue. The green is less yeah….”
Ganguly straight up savage: “I mean…the tickets are costly”
HAHAHAHHHAAHAHHAAAA ???? #CricketWorldCup2019
— JinDev?? (@DrDev30) June 16, 2019
While so much drama was going on the field, Saurav Ganguly ensured there is no less of the same off-field with his witty commentary.
8. Dream debut ball for Vijay Shankar
On his World Cup debut, Vijay Shankar struck off his very first ball to give India an early breakthrough against Pakistan. ?
— ICC (@ICC) June 17, 2019
The Tamil Nadu all-rounder had a dream debut as he trapped Imam-ul-Haq off his first ball, and also dismissed Sarfaraz Ahmed later.
9. India Beats Pakistan, again
— ICC (@ICC) June 12, 2019
Like an old habit that can’t be altered, India beat Pakistan for the straight 7th time in the World Cup series. And we can’t be happier.
10. Sir Jadeja takes an insane catch
— ICC (@ICC) June 30, 2019
You just cannot keep Jadeja and his magnificent fielding skills out of the game. He knows how to make his presence felt.
11. Afghanistan gets India’s nerves high
With their all-round performance on the field, Afghanistan almost took the game away from India showing why they deserve a slot in the tournament.
12. Sheldon Cottrell’s amazing catch
WHAT A CATCH! ?
— ICC (@ICC) June 6, 2019
Sheldon Cottrell pulled off an incredible catch jumping in and out of the boundary line to dismiss Steve Smith. That’s another reason why people pay to see him beside the salute.
13. Longest six by Jason holder
Among 350 sixes that were hit in the tournament, Jason Holder’s 105-meter six took our breath away. Like on a serious note.
14. 17 Sixes by Morgan
Morgan hit 17 sixes against Afghanistan. The most ever hit by an individual player in an ODI match and we can’t stop replaying the video.
15. 50 ODI 50s for Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli hit his 50th fifty in one-day internationals during the 2nd ODI vs Australia. This man script records like there is no tomorrow.
16. Mohammed Shami’s last over hat-trick
What a way to end it @MdShami11! ???
Nabi c Pandya b Shami
Alam b Shami
Ur Rahman b Shami
India take an absolute thriller by 11 runs.
— ICC (@ICC) June 22, 2019
When the game seemed to slip away from India’s hands, Mohammed Shami’s last over hat trick against Afghanistan saved the day.
17. Isuru Udana executes two run-outs
Isuru Udana nailed two run-outs in an over to surprise the Aussies. Catches and amazing throws do win the matches, he proved it right on!
18. India finishes at the top of the table
The final #CWC19 standings table!
A loss to South Africa in Manchester means Australia finish second on the points table behind India. pic.twitter.com/cIMNDM4utP
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 6, 2019
India finishing at the top of the table was some evidence of the players’ incredible performance throughout the tournament.
19. Mitchell Starc’s 5-wicket haul
— Wide World of Sports (@wwos) June 29, 2019
Mitchell Starc took the first 5-wicket haul of the World Cup 2019 displaying the marvelous bowling skills he homes. Besides, the looks.
20. David Warner’s highest individual score
David Warner scored the highest individual score (166) of the tournament against Bangladesh. He finished second on the list of highest run-getters in the WC 2019
21. Carlos Brathwaite Stunning 100
You just have to see it to believe it!!! ?
An all or nothing catch in the deep by Trent Boult is the difference between winning and losing a @cricketworldcup classic.
— ICC (@ICC) June 22, 2019
Remember the name!!
The only line that describes Carlos Brathwaite innings at Old Trafford that not only entertained the crowd but also kept Windies’ hope alive against New Zealand.
22. Overthrow that cost New Zealand the World Cup
In the final, England needed 9 runs from the last three balls when a throw from the deep touched a diving Ben Stokes’ bat and raced to the boundary. The umpire signalled 6 runs denting New Zealand’s hope to win the World Cup.
23. England wins the World Cup
? 7 June 1975 – England play their maiden CWC match
? 14 June 2019 – England lift their maiden CWC title
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 15, 2019
After months of commitment, hard work, and dramatic final, team England was crowned the winners of the 2019 World Cup. Their first-ever ODI World Cup title.
So, these were the best World Cup 2019 moments that we enjoyed thoroughly. Can you recall what was your favourite moment from the World Cup?