New Zealand’s Cricket World Cup dream ended in dramatic fashion yesterday as the result of a technical boundary rule. The country’s PM Jacinda Ardern led the post-match mourning, saying she was “traumatized” by the Kiwi’s loss in the nail-biting tournament finale.
Given the freak nature of New Zealand’s loss at Lord’s, GentingBet have declared that they will honour all pre-Tournament bets on New Zealand winning the Cricket World Cup. The Kiwis were a 10/1 shot to win the competition for a first time earlier this summer.
A GentingBet spokesperson said: “Of course we’re proud of England and everything they’ve achieved, but our hearts go out to New Zealand for the cruel manner of their loss. It’s a series a bad luck that stopped them lifting the trophy.
“Their players showed great sportsmanship in the wake of that defeat and for that reason we’ve decided to honour pre-tournament bets to customers who backed New Zealand to win the tournament.”