England Cricket World Cup win: 'Extra run' claims brushed off by Ashley Giles


England get freak six runs after incredible Stokes deflection

England’s director of cricket Ashley Giles says he is unconcerned at claims England were given an extra run in their World Cup win over New Zealand.

A fielder’s throw hit Ben Stokes’ bat as he dived to complete a second run in the final over and went for four.

England were given six runs but Stokes and Adil Rashid had not crossed when the throw was released, so the law appears to say