Photo Gallery: England vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019 Final
England take on New Zealand in World Cup final
Hosts England and New Zealand will look to clinch their first-ever title at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's World Cup when they square off with each other in the much-awaited summit showdown of the 2019 edition of the marquee tournament at the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground in London on Sunday.
For the first time since the 1992 edition, England booked their place in the final of the mega event with an eight-wicket victory over defending champions Australia, while New Zealand defeated Virat Kohli-led India by 18 runs to storm into their second consecutive final.
Overnight rain delays toss
Kane Williamson-led New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat first against Eoin Morgan-led England in the final of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) clash at iconic Lord's Cricket Ground in London. Openers Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls are all set to kick start their innings for New Zealand. Fast bowler Chris Woakes to open the proceedings for England.
New Zealand Playing XI
England Playing XI
Martin Guptill departs cheaply
Kane Williamson breaks a World Cup record
Liam Plunkett removes Kane Williamson
#KaneWilliamson OUT! Liam Plunkett gets the BIG wicket! Kane feathered one through to Butler, given not out, but ENG review and DRS confirms a slight edge 30 runs for the NZ skipper today...#ENGvNZ #BACKTHEBLACKCAPS #CWC19— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) July 14, 2019
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Henry Nicholls slams fifty
Tom Latham falls for 47
New Zealand finish on 241/8
Matt Henry strikes
Matt Henry strikes, and it's the big wicket of Jason Roy!— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 14, 2019
It's a regulation nick and a good low catch from Tom Latham, and just reward for a superb new-ball spell from New Zealand's openers.
In walks Joe Root with England 28/1...#CWC19 | #CWC19Final pic.twitter.com/uLnsRMYgTd