England win ICC Twenty20 World Cup

Congratulations are due to the England cricketers who have just secured their first ever world men’s cricket title at the ICC Twenty20 World Cup in impressive style.  Having won the toss, they restricted Australia to 147 for 6 from their 20 overs.  Then comfortably reached the target of 148 with 7 wickets and 3 overs to spare. Over-by-over coverage here.

Although the majority of the runs came from the bats of Pietersen (47) and Kieswetter (63), in the end the winning runs were struck by captain Paul Collingwood with Eoin Morgan at the non-striker’s end on 15 not out…  But it could all have been so very different…

I wonder what Dara will have to say next week…

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