New Zealand's homecoming ceremony after World Cup 2019 put on hold due to "logical complications"

The New Zealand cricketers have won a lot of hearts with their fighting spirit in the final against England of the World Cup 2019, which they lost on boundary count.
New Zealand's homecoming ceremony after World Cup 2019 put on hold due to "logical complications" New Zealand's homecoming ceremony after World Cup 2019 put on hold due to "logical complications"
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The homecoming ceremony of the New Zealand cricketers after their runners-up campaign in the World Cup 2019 has been put on hold due to "logical complications." On Sunday, New Zealand lost a cliff-hanger in the finals of the edition at Lord's, as they went down to England on count of bounadries. After the match and the Super Over ended in a tie, the hosts were termed winners as they had hit more boundaries in the game. 

It left the Kiwi players distraught, with former players and fans suggesting that it was unfair that the winners had been decided in this manner. Even as teary-eyed images of the New Zealand cricketers did the rounds, fans, who were proud of how the team played throughout, sent in their support. 

The Kiwi fans wanted to welcome back their players and urged the New Zealand Cricket Board to arrange a parade or a function, but chief executive David White stated that while the cricketers appreciated the love of the fans, a parade could not be arranged just yet as the players will not be traveling back together. 

"We've been in conversations with the Minister for Sport and Recreation, Grant Robertson, and are mindful of the Prime Minister's (Jacinda Ardern) enthusiasm for a welcome-home celebration," stuff.co.nz quoted White as saying.

"At the moment, however, with some players arriving back at different times, some not arriving back at all, and others having alternative playing commitments, it's just not practical.

"Hopefully, given the interest surrounding this, we can organise something appropriate in the weeks to come," he added.

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