Jofra Archer picked out Eoin Morgan for special praise following England’s World Cup final triumph over New Zealand on Sunday.
Chasing 242 to win, Ben Stokes clawed England back into the game with an unbeaten 84 as he put on 110 with Jos Buttler (59) after England fell to 86-4.
A super over was required to decide a winner after the match ended in a tie with Stokes and Buttler hitting an impressive 15 from the bowling of Trent Boult.
The Black Caps also struck 15 from their final over but England were crowned world champions as they hit the most boundaries throughout the final.
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“He [Archer] was a calm captain throughout the whole tournament and [even in the final],” Archer told Sky Sports.
“Even after I went for that six [in the Super Over], a lot of other captains would have had their hands on their head or paced up and down with the head down.
“But he never dropped – I think he was more confident after that! That is what you need when the task is so nervy. A lot was one the line.
“When I see the game again on TV, I will take a lot of pride in having a hand in helping to win it.
“I just hope the kids who watched want to play cricket and become professionals. At the end of the day we want to inspire as someone has to take over from us.”
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