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England won the world cup 2019 against New Zealand.

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An extraordinary victory over New Zealand at Lord’s on Sunday saw England secure their maiden Cricket World Cup title.

England are world champions after tying with New Zealand on 241 each after their respective 50 overs. They both scored 15 in the super-over shootout – but England won, thanks to hitting more boundaries in their 50 overs.

The thrilling climax sent most of the 30,000 fans at the home of cricket into paroxysms of delight and the scenes of joy were mirrored across the country as celebrations spilled from homes and pubs and into the streets.

Eoin Morgan, England’s captain, said it was “the most incredible game of cricket”, and admitted that there had been nothing between the two sides.

While England celebrated its victory, it was another heart breaking loss for New Zealand who also finished up as runner up in the previous world cup in 2015 after losing to Australia in finals.

 

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Mission Mangal inches closer to Rs 100 crore

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New Delhi: Mission Mangal which launched on the Independence day this week is all set to break box office as it continues to shine on the Second day. Multi Starrer film Mission Mangal which is based on the launch of Mangalyaan in year 2013 is going good on the screens. People are loving the film and are to continue to earn on the extended weekend.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures and said that the film is expected to make around Rs 85 crore in its opening weekend itself. Stars Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Sonakshi Sinha and Nithya Menen in crucial roles, is off to a phenomenal start at the box office. On the first day, the film minted Rs 29.16 crore, and made Rs 17.28 crore on its second day, bringing its total collection to Rs 46.44 crore. Akshay Kumar has yet again proved that he is the real Khiladi of Bollywood.

This isn’t the first time that Akshay and John have had a face-off at the box office, as last year Akshay’s Gold clashed with John’s Satyameva Jayate. Talking about the films’ clash, John had earlier said, “Honestly, if there was a controversy, I would have loved to create it, but Akshay and I are very dear friends, we really get along. There is absolutely nothing there. We are just releasing two films on the same day.”

Directed by Jagan Shakti, Mission Mangal is based on India’s Mangalyaan or Mars Orbiter Mission which was launched in 2013. Over the past few years, Akshay has ensured a release on Independence Day for himself. In 2016, his film Rustom, 2017, his film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, In 2018 Gold. Needless to say, these films have all struck the right chord with the audience.

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