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ICC Responds To World Cup Final Overthrow Controversy

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Ever since England won their maiden World Cup on Sunday, many people have questioned the rules set by International Cricket Council (ICC) and its interpretation by the on-field umpires. A major controversy emerged due to perceived misinterpretation of rules by the on-field umpires, which resulted in them awarding England one extra run. ICC for the first time has reacted on the overthrow controversy. Responding to the issue, an ICC spokesperson said it was against the policy to "comment on any decisions (made by the umpires)".

The spokesperson also added that on-field umpires take decisions based on their interpretation of the rules laid in the ICC rule book.

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