England won the World Cup by hitting more boundaries than New Zealand after the rip-roaring final which was tied both at the end of 100 overs and a Super Over.
It was the finest of margins and cricket showed its cruel side to the Kiwis who were "devastated" according to their skipper Kane Williamson.
Eoin Morgan lifted the World Cup as England won for the first time the coveted trophy at the hallowed Lord's in London. The end of a stellar competition also brought to the fore performers who rose to the occasion.
IANS picks the top players who could make the best XI from the showpiece event.
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