(Cricket World Cup) Monarch and Theresa May, hail England triumph

Sports | 15 Jul 2019 1:52 pm

The British monarch congratulated the England team for their nail-biting victory over New Zealand in the cricket World Cup last night.

Former players and the soon-to-be-departing prime minister Theresa May have also been reacting to the victory, Sky News reports.

A statement issued by Buckingham Palace said: "Prince Philip and I send our warmest congratulations to the England men's cricket team after such a thrilling victory in today's World Cup final.

"I also extend my commiserations to the runners-up New Zealand, who competed so admirably in today's contest and throughout the tournament.

"Elizabeth R."

Mrs May posted a tweet that featured her in a video dancing with the caption: "Well done @EnglandCricket!"

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeted: "The most incredible result in the #CWC19Final - going all the way to a Super Over. Congrats to every member of the @englandcricketteam.

 

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