Cricket World Cup: Fans celebrate after England men win incredible final

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Fans and players have descended on the Oval in London today to celebrate England's men winning the Cricket World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games in history.

The two sides both scored 241 in their 50 overs, making it the first tie in a World Cup final.

They then both scored 15 in the super over - cricket's equivalent of a penalty shootout.

In the end, England were crowned world champions because they'd scored more boundary fours and sixes over the whole match.

A huge celebration is planned later this morning at The Oval cricket ground in South London.

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There were wild celebrations as fans celebrated England's triumph.

Thousands of fans were watching on a big screen in Trafalgar Square in London.

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Thousands of cricket fans gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to cheer on England in Sunday's final

Former England bowler Graeme Swann said on Twitter that it was the best game he'd ever seen.

"That's the best game I've ever seen and the last hour was the worst and most nervous I've ever felt. WHAT A WIN!!!!!" he said.

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"This is exactly what cricket needed," ex-England captain Michael Vaughan said. "This is the moment that, in five, 10 years time, we'll see kids playing cricket in the street [as a result]."

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England's captain Eoin Morgan said he was proud of his players: "This has been a four-year journey, we have developed a lot."

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