Ben Stokes made a name for himself at the World Cup, and the 28-year-old was up to his old tricks as he hit a stunning 135 not out, handing England one of their all-time most significant victories.
On Sunday marked the most important day of cricket for both New Zealand and England. What a day of cricket it was, the crowd was electric and they were hyped up even more by all the drama.
An England team that was low on confidence came into their game against India knowing that anything less than a win would mean they would be knocked out of the tournament.
A battle between nations that were both in the top four looked sure to be an exciting game but instead Australia dominated the match. England faltered once again after stumbling earlier in the tournament to Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
England has never won the ICC Men’s World Cup and the train to success might have looked to derail.
India produced some fantastic cricket in Nottingham at Trent Bridge, which saw them overcome England by a considerable 203 runs.
You could say that the Winter hasn’t been a happy time for England so far, especially after their 4-0 Ashes defeat in Australia. They are now set to embark on a Test Series in New Zealand imminently and this will give them a chance to restore a bit of pride and potentially change people’s view of how the last six months have gone.