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New Zealand vs England, World Cup 2019 final: As it happened

England lifted their maiden ICC World Cup trophy after emerging victorious following a super over against New Zealand in the final of the ICC World Cup 2019. 

New Zealand vs England, World Cup 2019 final: As it happened
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Eoin Morgan-led England lifted their maiden ICC World Cup trophy after a super over win against New Zealand at Lord's, London on Sunday. 

Here are the highlights from the match:

# England win the ICC World Cup 2019 following a tense clash! 

# Wicket! Guptill has been dismissed off the final delivery, following a full delivery which he hit in front of deep square. However, Roy completed a quick throw at the striker's end with wicketkeeper Jos Buttler removing the bails. 

# Single off the fifth delivery as Archer bowls a short ball, New Zealand need two runs from the final ball! 

# Third double of the over as the two batsmen complete two runs off the fourth delivery after Neesham hit the ball towards cow corner! 

# Neesham and Guptill complete a second double off the third delivery with Jason Roy unable to stop the second run at mid-wicket following a misfield! 

# Neesham hits a six off the second delivery following a length delivery hitting the ball into the stands on the leg-side! 

# The two batsmen complete two runs from the first delivery as Archer bowls a yorker! 

# Martin Guptill and Jimmy Neesham are set to chase down the target of 16 runs! 

# Jofra Archer to bowl the super over for England! 

# England 15/0 (1 over) as Ben Stokes scores two boundaries hitting the ball to the deep mid-wicket boundary, into the cow corner. The two batsmen further completed three runs off the first delivery, as Stokes hit the ball to short third man. Stokes and Morgan also scored two singles and a double, hitting the ball to deep square leg and deep extra cover. 

# England batsman Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler are set to start the over! 

# Trent Boult to bowl the super over for New Zealand! 

# England 241/10 (50 overs) as the match ends in a tie! The clash will be decided with a super over!  

# Wicket! Mark Wood has been adjudged run-out as the batsman fails to make it to the crease in time with Neesham completing a quick flat throw, as Boult whipped off the bails. England 241/10 (50 overs) 

# Mark Wood is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Adil Rashid has been dismissed for a duck as the two batsmen attempt a quick double, resulting in a run-out as Boult gets the job done under pressure. England 240/9 (49.5 overs)

# Trent Boult to bowl the final over of the innings! 

# England 227/8 (49 overs), with nine runs and a wicket off the over in an over comprising of three singles and a six, as Ben Stokes scores his first six of the innings. 

# Wicket! Jofra Archer departs for a duck as the batsman is dismissed following a slower delivery by Neesham, which Archer failed to connect off with the ball going on to hit the stumps. England 227/8 (48.6 overs)

# Jofra Archer is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Liam Plunkett departs for 10 runs off 10 deliveries as he attempts to go for a big hit straight down the ground, resulting in a catch to Trent Boult. England 220/7 (48.3 overs)

# Jimmy Neesham to bowl his seventh over of the innings! 

# England 218/6 (48 overs) with 10 runs from the over as Ben Stokes scores his fifth boundary of the innings, hitting the ball between deep midwicket and deep backward square leg. The two batsmen further complete two doubles and two singles, hitting the ball to long-on and backward square leg. 

# Trent Boult is back in the attack and set to bowl his ninth over of the innings! 

# England 208/6 (47 overs) with five runs from the over as Plunkett scores his first boundary of the innings, hitting the ball towards the cow corner fence. 

# Liam Plunkett is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Chris Woakes departs for two runs from three deliveries as Ferguson dismisses the bowling all-rounder with a short of length delivery, resulting in a top edge to wicketkeeper Tom Latham. England 203/6 (46.1 overs)

# Lockie Ferguson is back in the attack! 

# England 203/5 (46 overs) with seven runs from the over as Ben Stokes scores his fourth boundary of the innings, hitting the ball to deep mid-wicket. 

# Jimmy Neesham is back in the attack and set to bowl his sixth over of the innings! 

# Seven runs from the over as Buttler is dismissed for 59 having smashed a boundary off the second delivery, hitting the ball over the fielder at short cover. England 196/5 (45 overs)

# Chris Woakes is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Jos Buttler departs for 59 runs off 60 deliveries as he attempts to go for a big hit off a slower delivery, resulting in a catch to Tim Southee. England 196/5 (44.5 overs)

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# England 189/4 (44 overs) with six runs from the over as Buttler scores a boundary off the second delivery, hitting the ball to deep extra cover. Stokes and Buttler further complete half-centuries, hitting the ball to long-on and long-off.  

# Trent Boult is back in the attack and set to bowl his eighth over! 

# England 183/4 (43 overs) with six runs from the over as the two batsmen complete four singles and a double, hitting the ball to third man and mid-off. 

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his eighth over of the innings! 

# England 177/4 (42 overs) with four runs from the over as Stokes and Buttler complete two singles and a double, hitting the ball to sweeper cover and backward square leg. 

# Jimmy Neesham is back in the attack and set to bowl his fifth over! 

# England 173/4 (41 overs) with three runs from the over as the two batsmen complete three singles, hitting the ball to long-on and deep square leg. 

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his seventh over! 

# England 170/4 (40 overs) with eight runs from the over as the two batsmen complete four singles hitting the ball to square leg, deep square leg and sweeper cover as Buttler hits a boundary off the final delivery. 

# Matt Henry to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# England 162/4 (39 overs) with six runs from the over as Ben Stokes scores his third boundary of the innings, hitting the ball in front of square. Buttler and Stokes further complete two singles, hitting the ball to mid-on.  

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his sixth over! 

# England 156/4 (38 overs) with seven runs from the over as Buttler and Stokes complete a double and a single hitting the ball to sweeper cover, with Buttler scoring his third boundary of the innings chipping the ball back over the umpire. 

# Jimmy Neesham is back in the attack and set to bowl his fourth over! 

#England 149/4 (37 overs) with six runs from the over as Jos Buttler scores his second boundary of the innings, hitting the length delivery past sweeper cover. Buttler and Stokes further complete two singles, hitting the ball over point and past sweeper cover. 

# Lockie Ferguson is back in the attack, set to bowl his fifth over! 

# England 143/4 (36 overs) with two runs from the over as Stokes and Buttler complete two singles, hitting the ball to deep mid-wicket and sweeper cover. 

# Matt Henry to bowl his ninth over! 

# England 141/4 (35 overs) with four runs from the over as the two batsmen complete four singles, hitting the ball to mid-wicket, long-on and long-off.   

# Mitchell Santner to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# England 137/4 (34 overs) with eight runs from the over as Stokes and Buttler complete three doubles hitting the ball behind square on the off-side, through mid-wicket and past diving backward point. The two batsmen further complete two singles hitting the ball to third man. 

# Matt Henry is back in the attack and set to bowl his eighth over! 

# England 129/4 (33 overs) with three runs from the over following a wide off the second delivery, with Stokes and Buttler completing two singles hitting the ball to deep cover and into the leg-side. 

# Mitchell Santner to bowl his second over! 

# England 126/4 (32 overs) with seven runs from the over as the two batsmen complete three singles, hitting the ball to long-on, in front of square on the leg-side. Buttler further scored his first boundary of the innings, hitting the short delivery to the right of backward point. 

# Trent Boult to bowl his seventh over of the innings! 

# England 119/4 (31 overs) with four runs from the over as Stokes and Buttler complete four consecutive singles, hitting the ball to long-on and in front of square on the leg-side. 

# Spinner Mitchell Santner into the attack! 

# England 115/4 (30 overs) with four runs from the over as Stokes and Buttler complete four singles off the first, second, fourth and final delivery hitting the ball to mid-off, backward point and sweeper cover.  

# Trent Boult is back in the attack and set to bowl his sixth over!

# England 111/4 (29 overs) with five runs from the over as Stokes and Buttler complete three singles with a double off a back of length delivery, hitting the ball to third man and near the square leg. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# England 106/4 (28 overs) with eight runs from the over as Stokes scores his second boundary of the innings, hitting the ball straight down the ground. Stokes and Morgan further complete three singles hitting the ball to sweeper cover, backward of square leg with an extra run off a wide delivery. 

# Jimmy Neesham to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# England 98/4 (27 overs) as Colin de Grandhomme bowls his second maiden of the bowling spell, with back of length and good length deliveries which made it difficult for the batsmen to score. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his ninth over! 

# England 98/4 (26 overs) with five runs from the over as Buttler and Stokes complete two doubles and a single, hitting the ball to sweeper cover.  

# Jimmy Neesham to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# England 93/4 (25 overs) with four runs from the over as the two batsmen complete four singles, hitting the ball to deep mid-wicket, third man and deep square leg. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his eighth over of the innings! 

# Three runs and a wicket off the over as Jos Buttler gets off the mark with a double, hitting the ball in front of square on the leg-side, followed by a single off the next delivery as Buttler hit the ball wide of cover. England 89/4 (24 overs) 

# Jos Buttler is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Eoin Morgan dismissed for 9 runs as Neesham strikes off the first delivery of his bowling spell following a short delivery bowled outside off which the England skipper hit to Lockie Ferguson. England 86/4 ( 23.1 overs)

# All-rounder Jimmy Neesham into the attack! 

# England 86/3 (23 overs) with four runs from the over as Ben Stokes scores his first boundary of the innings, hitting the short delivery in front of square. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his seventh over! 

# England 82/3 (22 overs) with seven runs from the over following five wides from a single delivery after Ferguson bowled a sharp bouncer which wicketkeeper Tom Latham failed to negotiate. The two batsmen further completed a double as Morgan hit the ball to fine leg. 

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his fourth over! 

# England 75/3 (21 overs) with two runs from the over as Morgan hits the first delivery of the over which was bowled fuller and outside off to sweeper cover for a single. An extra run was added to the English total following a wide delivery. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his fourth over of the innings! 

# Seven runs from the over as Ben Stokes gets off the mark from his first delivery, hitting the ball to fine leg. Bairstow departs for 36 having scored a boundary off the previous delivery, hitting the ball through extra cover. England 73/3 (20 overs)

# Ben Stokes is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Jonny Bairstow departs for 36 runs off 55 deliveries following an inside-edge off a back of length delivery bowled outside off, which goes on to hit the stumps. England 71/3 (19.3 overs)

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# England 66/2 (19 overs) with three runs from the over as Morgan and Bairstow complete a double and a single hitting the ball over mid-off and to long leg. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his fifth over! 

# England 63/2 (18 overs) with three runs from the over as the two batsmen complete a double and a single off the second and third deliveries, hitting the ball past backward point. 

# Lockie Ferguson to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# Just a single and a wicket off the over as Morgan gets off the mark from the first delivery he faces, hitting the ball to third man. England 60/2 (17 overs)

# Skipper Eoin Morgan is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Joe Root departs for 7 runs off 30 deliveries as the batsman edges the ball to wicketkeeper Tom Latham following a swinging delivery. England 59/2 (16.3 overs) 

# Colin de Grandhomme to continue with the ball! 

# England 59/1 (16 overs) with three runs from the over as the two batsmen complete two singles hitting the ball to third man, with an extra run off a wide delivery. 

# Lockie Ferguson into the attack! 

# England 56/1 (15 overs) with five runs from the over as the two batsmen complete three singles and a double, hitting the ball to mid-wicket, left of backward point and long-on. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# England 51/1 (14 overs) with nine runs from the over as Jonny Bairstow scores two consecutive boundaries, hitting the ball between mid-on and mid-wicket and to the fine leg fence. The two batsmen further complete a single as Bairstow hit the final delivery to mid-on. 

# Matt Henry to bowl his seventh over of the innings! 

# England 42/1 (13 overs) as Colin de Grandhomme concedes three singles off the over with the two batsmen hitting the ball to mid-on and deep mid-wicket. 

# Colin de Grandhomme to bowl his second over! 

# England 39/1 (12 overs) as Henry makes it three maiden overs for New Zealand, following short of length deliveries and outswingers which make it difficult for the batsmen to score. 

# Matt Henry to bowl his sixth over of the innings! 

# England 39/1 (11 overs) as Colin de Grandhomme starts his spell with a maiden making it two consecutive maidens. However, Colin de Grandhomme dropped Bairstow following a return catch off the final delivery, resulting in the loss of a good opportunity. 

# All-rounder Colin de Grandhomme into the attack! 

# England 39/1 (10 overs) as Henry bowls his first maiden of the spell, following variations in line, length and bounce making it difficult for the batsmen to score.  

# Matt Henry to continue with the ball! 

# England 39/1 (9 overs) with five runs from the over as Jonny Bairstow scores his fourth boundary of the innings, hitting the ball to square leg. The two batsmen further completed a single as Root hit the ball to the left of mid-off. 

# Trent Boult to bowl his fifth over of the innings! 

# England 34/1 (8 overs) with just a single off the over as Joe Root completes a single off the fourth delivery which was bowled short, resulting in a leading edge to extra cover. 

# Matt Henry to bowl his fourth over! 

# England 33/1 (7 overs) with five runs from the over following Jonny Bairstow's third boundary of the innings. Bairstow hit the ball towards mid-on with the fielder unable to stop the shot which went on to the boundary ropes. 

# Trent Boult to bowl his fourth over of the innings! 

# Four runs from the over and a wicket as Jason Roy departs for 17 having scored a boundary off the second ball, hitting the ball down the ground to the left of cover. England 28/1 (6 overs)  

# Joe Root is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Jason Roy departs for 17 runs from 20 deliveries as he edges the ball to wicketkeeper Tom Latham following a full, fast delivery by Henry, with England losing their first wicket. England 28/1 (5.4 overs)

# Matt Henry to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# England 24/0 (5 overs) with eight runs from the over as Jonny Bairstow scored two boundaries off the third and fifth deliveries. Bairstow hit the ball through the gap at cover point, following it up with a second boundary after a cover-drive. 

# Trent Boult to continue with the ball! 

# England 16/0 (4 overs) with four runs from the over as the two openers complete two singles and a double, hitting the ball to third man, mid-on and backward square leg. 

# Matt Henry to bowl his second over! 

# England 12/0 (3 overs) with seven runs from the over as Jason Roy scores his second boundary of the innings, hitting the ball to sweeper cover. The two openers further completed two singles hitting the ball to mid-off with an extra run off a wide delivery. 

# Trent Boult to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# England 5/0 (2 overs) as Jason Roy scores his first boundary of the innings off the final delivery hitting the ball to long-on. The hosts are off to a slow start by their standards as Boult and Henry make it difficult for the openers to score freely. 

# Matt Henry to share the new ball! 

# England 1/0 (1 over) as Jason Roy gets off the mark with a single off the second delivery, hitting the ball to deep backward point. Roy was nearly dismissed off the first delivery following an inswinger by Boult pitching on good length which beat the batsman. New Zealand opted to go for a review with umpire Erasmus's decision to rule it as a not-out going in England's favour. 

# England openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow are ready as well! 

# New Zealand pacer Trent Boult is set to bowl the opening over of the English chase! 

# England need 242 runs to win! 

# New Zealand 241/8 (50 overs) with three runs from the over and the dismissal of Matt Henry. Boult and Santner completed two singles with an extra run off a wide delivery, as the batsmen hit the ball to extra cover and mid-off.  

# Trent Boult is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Matt Henry departs for four runs off two deliveries as Archer bowls a fast full toss with the ball going on to hit the stumps after Henry missed the ball, New Zealand 240/8 (49.3 overs)

# Jofra Archer to bowl the final over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 238/7 (49 overs) with 13 runs from the over following five wides as Woakes bowls a slower bouncer down the leg-side with Buttler unable to handle the spin generated resulting in a boundary. Matt Henry gets off the mark with a boundary hitting the ball to deep mid-wicket. 

# Matt Henry is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Tom Latham departs for 47 runs off 55 deliveries following a short, full toss by Woakes which Latham hit straight to James Vince, New Zealand 232/7 (48.3 overs)

# Chris Woakes to bowl his ninth over! 

# New Zealand 225/6 (48 overs) with five runs from the over as Santner and Latham complete five singles, hitting the ball to fine leg, mid-off, cover and behind backward point. 

# Jofra Archer to bowl his ninth over of the innings! 

# Six runs from the over as Latham and Colin de Grandhomme complete three singles and a double, hitting the ball to deep mid-wicket and mid-off. New Zealand 220/6 (47 overs)

# Mitchell Santner is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Colin de Grandhomme departs for 16 runs off 28 deliveries following a slow, short delivery by Woakes which the batsmen attempted a big hit off, resulting in a top-edge to James Vince. New Zealand 219/6 (46.5 overs) 

# Chris Woakes is back in the attack! 

# New Zealand 214/5 (46 overs) with three runs from the over as the two batsmen complete three singles. Latham and Colin de Grandhomme hit the ball through mid-wicket to complete singles.  

# Jofra Archer to bowl his eighth over! 

# New Zealand 211/5 (45 overs) with seven runs from the over as Tom Latham scores his first six of the innings, bringing his wrists into play and hitting the ball over mid-wicket. The two batsmen further complete a single as Latham hit the ball short of fine leg. 

# Mark Wood to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 204/5 (44 overs) with eight runs from the over following three wide deliveries off the third and sixth deliveries, along with three singles as the batsmen hit the ball to square leg, mid-wicket and wide of mid-on.   

# Jofra Archer to bowl his seventh over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 196/5 (43 overs) with 10 runs from the over as Colin de Grandhomme and Latham complete four singles and a double, hitting the ball to third man, short of deep mid-wicket, wide of backward point and fine leg. The Kiwis also get four extra runs from leg byes as De Grandhomme fails to evade a short ball, with the ball hitting his arm and going fine for a boundary.

 # Mark Wood to continue with the ball! 

# New Zealand 186/5 (42 overs) with five runs from the over following four singles and an extra run off a wide delivery. The two batsmen hit the ball to mid-off and the mid-wicket region to complete singles. 

# Jofra Archer to bowl his sixth over! 

# New Zealand 181/5 (41 overs) with two runs from the over as Latham and De Grandhomme complete two singles, hitting the ball through deep mid-wicket and to mid-wicket. 

# Liam Plunkett to bowl his final over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 179/5 (40 overs) with six runs from the over as Colin de Grandhomme gets off the mark with a double, hitting the back of length delivery wide of third man. Colin de Grandhomme and Latham further complete a double and two singles, hitting the ball wide of cover, backward of square. 

# Mark Wood to bowl his eighth over! 

# Eight runs and a wicket from the over, as Neesham is dismissed for 19 having scored a boundary through the previous ball hitting the ball through extra cover. Neesham and Latham further completed two singles and a double, hitting the ball to third man and deep point. New Zealand 173/5 (39 overs) 

# Colin de Grandhomme is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Jimmy Neesham departs for 19 runs off 25 deliveries as he attempts to go for a big hit having smashed a boundary off the previous delivery, hitting the ball straight to Joe Root at mid-on. New Zealand 173/5 (38.6 overs)

# Liam Plunkett to bowl his ninth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 165/4 (38 overs) with six runs from the over as Latham scores his second boundary of the innings, hitting the ball through the covers. The two batsmen also complete two singles hitting the ball towards point and third man. 

# Mark Wood to bowl his seventh over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 159/4 (37 overs) with six runs from the over as Tom Latham scores his first boundary of the innings, hitting the short of length delivery towards backward of square. The two batsmen further complete two singles hitting the ball to mid-on. 

# Liam Plunkett to bowl his eighth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 153/4 (36 overs) with just a single off the over as Neesham completes a single off the fourth delivery, hitting the short of length delivery through square leg. 

# Mark Wood to bowl his sixth over! 

# New Zealand 152/4 (35 overs) with 11 runs from the over as Neesham scores two boundaries, marking the first boundary scored by the Kiwis in 93 deliveries. The two batsmen further complete two singles, hitting the ball to mid-on and sweeper cover. 

# Ben Stokes to bowl his third over! 

# Mark Wood bowls the first wicket maiden of his bowling spell, with Neesham yet to get off the mark following five deliveries as Wood bowls back of length, short deliveries. New Zealand 141/4 (34 overs) 

# Jimmy Neesham is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Taylor departs for 15 runs off 31 deliveries following a sharp delivery from Wood which generated late in-swing resulting in an lbw decision as the ball hit the veteran on the pads. New Zealand 141/4 (33.1 overs)

# Mark Wood to bowl his fifth over! 

# New Zealand 141/3 (33 overs) with seven runs from the over as Taylor and Latham complete four singles hitting the ball to fine leg, backward point and through mid-wicket. The two batsmen further complete a double, as Taylor hit the ball past the keeper.   

# Ben Stokes to bowl his second over! 

# New Zealand 134/3 (32 overs) with four runs from the over as Latham and Taylor complete four singles off the first four deliveries, hitting the ball through square leg, long-on and through mid-wicket.  

# Adil Rashid to bowl his eighth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 130/3 (31 overs) with four singles from the first, second, fourth and fifth deliveries. Latham hit the ball to behind square and in front of mid-on with Taylor hitting the ball to fine leg.  

# All-rounder Ben Stokes into the attack! 

# New Zealand 126/3 (30 overs) with three runs from the over as Latham and Taylor complete three singles punching the ball to square and down to ground.   

# Adil Rashid to bowl his seventh over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 123/3 (29 overs) with just a single off the over from the final delivery, as Latham hit the ball to backward square leg. 

# Liam Plunkett to bowl his seventh over! 

# New Zealand 122/3 (28 overs) with four runs from the over as Taylor and Latham complete four consecutive singles, hitting the ball to square leg, deep square leg and long-on. 

# Adil Rashid to bowl his sixth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 118/3 (27 overs) with four runs and a wicket off the over as Nicholls hit the ball through the covers, with the two batsmen completing three runs off the third delivery. Taylor further hit the ball to third man resulting in a single. 

# Tom Latham is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Henry Nicholls departs for 55 runs off 77 deliveries in an innings comprising of four boundaries as the batsman fails to negotiate a length delivery which went on to hit the stumps, New Zealand 118/3 (26.5 overs) 

# Liam Plunkett to bowl his sixth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 114/2 (26 overs) with five runs from the over as the two batsmen complete five singles hitting the ball to square leg and long-on.

# Adil Rashid to bowl his fifth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 109/2 (25 overs) with just a single off the over as Henry Nicholls hit the second delivery which angled just outside off into the leg-side. 

# Liam Plunkett to continue with the ball! 

# New Zealand 108/2 (24 overs) with three singles and a double off the over, as Taylor gets off the mark hitting the ball through square leg. Nicholls further hit the ball through mid-wicket followed by a double completed by the two batsmen as Taylor hit the ball to fine leg. 

# Adil Rashid to bowl his fourth over! 

# Just a single and a wicket off the over as Williamson is dismissed following a single off the second delivery. Nicholls hit the ball in front of mid-on with the two batsmen completing a quick single. New Zealand 103/2 (23 overs) 

# Ross Taylor is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Kane Williamson dismissed for 30 runs off 53 deliveries as Williamson edges the ball to wicketkeeper Jos Buttler following a good length delivery bowled outside off, which the New Zealand skipper attempted a drive off. New Zealand 103/2 (22.4 overs) 

# Liam Plunkett to bowl his fourth over! 

# New Zealand 102/1 (22 overs) with four runs from the over as Williamson and Nicholls complete four consecutive singles, with the two batsmen hitting the ball to long-on, in front of square and mid-off. 

# Adil Rashid to bowl his fourth over! 

# New Zealand 98/1 (21 overs) with seven runs from the over as the two batsmen complete three runs off the first delivery, after Williamson hit the ball wide of extra cover. Nicholls and Williamson further complete a double and a single, as the former hit the ball away backward of point. 

# Mark Wood to bowl his fourth over! 

# New Zealand 91/1 (20 overs) with seven runs from the over as Kane Williamson scores his second boundary of the innings with a one-kneed slog, hitting the tossed up delivery beyond the fielder. The two batsmen further complete a double and a single, hitting the ball to fine leg and down the ground.  

# Adil Rashid to bowl his second over! 

# New Zealand 84/1 (19 overs) with seven runs from the over as the two batsmen complete three singles hitting the ball to third man, through square leg and fine leg. Nicholls further scored his fourth boundary of the innings, hitting the ball past towards backward of point. 

# Mark Wood to continue with the ball as England look for a breakthrough! 

# New Zealand 77/1 (18 overs) with five runs from the over following singles off the first, second, third, fourth and final deliveries as the two batsmen hit the ball through point, extra cover and mid-off. The two batsmen further complete a double off the fifth delivery as Williamson hit the ball over mid-on.  

# Spinner Adil Rashid into the attack! 

# New Zealand 70/1 (17 overs) with just two runs from the over as Nicholls and Williamson complete two singles off the third and fifth deliveries. Nicholls hit a back of length delivery round the corner, followed by Williamson hitting the ball to mid-wicket. 

# Mark Wood to continue with the ball! 

# New Zealand 68/1 (16 overs) with five runs from the over, following a boundary off the first delivery by Nicholls and a single off the fifth delivery. Nicholls hit the first delivery which was bowled back of length, behind square on the on-side. Nicholls further hit a good-length ball towards square on the on-side resulting in a single. 

# Liam Plunkett to continue with the ball! 

# New Zealand 63/1 (15 overs) with eight runs from the over. Wood bowled two wide deliveries off the first and final balls, followed by two singles with Williamson scoring his first boundary of the innings, hitting the ball wide of the keeper.  

# Fast bowler Mark Wood into the attack! 

# New Zealand 55/1 (14 overs) with eight runs from the over, as Nicholls and Williamson complete singles off the first, third, fourth and fifth delivery. The two batsmen hit the ball square on the off-side, towards third man followed by a boundary off the final delivery as Nicholls hit the ball backward of square on the on-side. 

# Liam Plunkett to bowl his second over! 

# New Zealand 47/1 (13 overs) with just a run off the third delivery which was a wide ball. Woakes bowled a wide, short delivery angling down the leg-side with Williamson missing an opportunity to flick the ball.  

# Chris Woakes to bowl his eighth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 46/1 (12 overs) with six runs from the over as the two batsmen completed doubles off the second, fourth and final deliveries. Nicholls hit the second delivery to the right of cover with the batsmen completing a double. The two batsmen further completed doubles as Nicholls hit the ball over mid-wicket and behind square on the on-side. 

# Fast-bowler Liam Plunkett into the attack! 

# New Zealand 40/1 (11 overs) with seven runs from the over as Henry Nicholls hit his first boundary of the innings off the third delivery. Nicholls hit the ball square past point, following a short delivery bowled wide of off. 

# Chris Woakes to bowl his seventh over! 

# New Zealand 33/1 (10 overs) with two runs from the over as Nicholls and Williamson completed singles off the second and fourth deliveries. Nicholls hit a back of length delivery angling into the batsman, towards third man with Williamson completing a single after hitting the ball in front of square leg. 

# Jofra Archer to bowl his sixth over! 

# New Zealand 31/1 (9 overs) with just a single off the over from the fourth delivery. Nicholls hit the ball off the back-foot to the right of mid-off, with the batsman running the risk of a near run-out following a quick throw by Roy.  

# Chris Woakes to continue with the ball! 

# New Zealand 30/1 (8 overs) with just a single off the over as Henry Nicholls who was half-forward in defence hit the second delivery which was pitched up, resulting in an inside edge besides the off-stump. 

# Jofra Archer to bowl his fifth over of the innings! 

# Just a single off the over and a wicket as Guptill is dismissed off the second delivery, following a single off the first ball after a good length delivery which Nicholls hit behind square on the off-side. New Zealand 29/1 (7 overs)

# Kane Williamson is the next batsman in! 

# Wicket! Martin Guptill departs for 19 runs off 18 deliveries as the batsman is adjudged lbw after being struck on the back-pad. Guptill attempts to go for a review but to no avail as it is confirmed that there was no bat involved. New Zealand 29/1 (6.2 overs)

# Chris Woakes to bowl his fourth over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 28/0 (6 overs) with four runs from the over as Guptill and Nicholls complete singles off the first and final deliveries, hitting the ball in front of square on the on-side and towards mid-wicket. The two batsmen further completed a double off the third delivery as Nicholls hit the short delivery, behind square on the on-side. 

# Jofra Archer to bowl his third over! 

# New Zealand 24/0 (5 overs) with two runs from the second and third delivery of the over. Nicholls completed a single off the second delivery following a back of length delivery, hitting the ball towards third man. Guptill further followed it up with a single, after an inside edge behind square on the on-side. 

# Chris Woakes to bowl his third over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 22/0 (4 overs) with 12 runs from the over as Martin Guptill scores the first six of the innings off the second delivery, hitting the back of length delivery over Adil Rashid at third man. Guptill further followed it up with his first boundary of the innings following a pitched up delivery, hitting the ball past the bowler. 

# Jofra Archer to continue with the ball! 

# New Zealand 10/0 (3 overs) with two runs from the over as Nicholls and Williamson complete two runs off the fifth delivery, following a length delivery as the former hit the ball past square leg. Nicholls further survived an lbw call off the third delivery, as a review confirmed that the ball had indeed missed the stumps. 

# Chris Woakes to bowl his second over of the innings! 

# New Zealand 8/0 (2 overs) with three runs from the over as Henry Nicholls gets off the mark from the second delivery, hitting the ball away to backward of square off the thigh pad. The two batsmen further completed a double as Guptill nudged the ball behind square on the on-side. 

# Jofra Archer to share the new ball! 

# Five runs from the opening over of the innings as Martin Guptill gets off the mark with a boundary off the fifth delivery. Guptill hit the back of length delivery bowled well wide of off past Ben Stokes at backward point. New Zealand 5/0 (1 over)

# Pacer Chris Woakes to bowl the opening over! 

# New Zealand openers Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls are ready to kick start their innings as well! 

# The English players have entered the ground! 

# Players from both the sides are set for the national anthem ceremony!  

# New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has won the toss and opted to bat! 

Hosts England are all set to battle it out against England in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Lord's, London on Sunday. The former underwent a resurgence following a disappointing exit from the 2015 edition of the World Cup, starting with a 3-2 win in a high-scoring bilateral ODI series against then runners-up New Zealand. 

They will be battling it out against the same opponents with a strong desire to win their first World Cup final following three defeats in the 1979, 1987 and 1992 edition of the tournament. 

Jason Roy has played a key role in England's comeback following back-to-back defeats against Sri Lanka and Australia in the group stage, at the top of the order. The bowling led by Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer has also made it's presence felt. 

New Zealand, on the other hand, have been unpredictable in the tournament. Kane Williamson has been the leading run-scorer with the bat ensuring a solid performance on a consistent basis following a poor performance by the top order. Their bowling attack led by Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry and Trent Boult, on the other hand, has produced match-defining results in the tournament.

England will start favourites but New Zealand's ability to excel under pressure will promise a tough challenge for the hosts. 

Lineups:

England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood. 

New Zealand (Playing XI): Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, James Neesham, Tom Latham(w), Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson.