Styris, Neesham react to England’s Euro Cup remaining loss by taking a dig on the boundary depend rule of 2019 CWC

Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris and present Kiwi all-rounder James Neesham took a cheeky dig at England after the English soccer crew misplaced the 2020 Euro Cup remaining towards Italy. The summit conflict occurred on the Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday.

After a nail-biting contest that went to the penalty shootouts, England misplaced the match 2-3 because the English trio of Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and Buyako Saka missed their strikes.

After the sport, each Styris and Neesham shared their views on social media and recalled England’s cricket crew’s win on the 2019 Cricket World Cup towards Black Caps.

Notably, the ultimate between England and New Zealand concerned a number of controversies, with the largest being how the winner was determined. First, the match resulted in a tie, after which the Tremendous-Over additionally resulted in a draw.

Nonetheless, England have been nonetheless declared the champions as at the moment in response to ICC rule “if a Tremendous Over ends in a tie, the crew with extra boundaries depend can be declared the winner”. Although proper after the World Cup remaining, the boundary depend rule was scraped, and now a Tremendous Over is adopted by a 2nd Tremendous Over in case the primary one ends in a tie.

Styris took a dig on the boundary depend rule, stating that England had extra corners within the sport (5) than Italy (3). Therefore the Harry Kane-led facet ought to have been topped champions.

“I don’t perceive… England had extra corners …. they’re the champions! #Stillsalty,” tweeted Styris.

I do not perceive…. England had extra corners …. they’re the champions! #Stillsalty

— Scott Styris (@scottbstyris) July 11, 2021

Neesham additionally got here up with a hilarious tackle the entire occasion. He requested if the Euro 2020 remaining may very well be determined by counting the passes made by every crew.

“Why is it a penalty shootout and never simply whoever made essentially the most passes wins?” Neesham wrote on the micro-blogging web site.

Why is it a penalty shootout and never simply whoever made essentially the most passes wins? 👀 #joking 😂

— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) July 11, 2021

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