The Kiwis missed their chance of lifting the World Cup trophy at the Lord's balcony due to inferior boundary count after both the 50 overs and the Super Over ended in ties.
White acknowledged the support from New Zealand and said the team is keen to have the chance to publicly express their appreciation and gratitude.
Hundreds of children flooded across the outfield at the Oval -- across town from Lord's -- to help Eoin Morgan's men celebrate their historic triumph.
What cricketer Ben Stokes described as the "best-ever" final on superior boundary count, host England won ICC World Cup 2019 defeating New Zealand.
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Gambhir's former teammate Yuvraj Singh also disagreed with the ICC rule of deciding the World Cup winner on boundary count.
The incredible climax at Lord's gave England their first World Cup and ensured Stokes's lasting legacy will be his heroics in the final.
England won the tournament for the first time by scoring more boundaries than New Zealand after both the regulation match and a rare Super Over finished tied at Lord's.
England captain Eoin Morgan said that he would like to commiserate New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and his team.
In the Eliminator, Stokes and Buttler helped England post 15 which New Zealand matched but in heart-wrenching fashion.
After England's side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand's 241-8, the final came down to a six-ball shootout for each team.
New Zealand scored 241 for eight after opting to bat first and England managed the same to send the game into a super over.
On a day sports loyalty in England will get divided between cricket, tennis and Formula One, a lot of them will have their eyes glued on Lord’s.
England's global ambitions have never been fully realised since Sir Alf Ramsey's team won the 1966 FIFA World Cup.
A senior ICC official said that this was a little effort on the part of the international body to counter the nemesis of black marketing of match tickets.