England vs New Zealand ICC World Cup final Match Preview: Venue, Telecast, Form Guide, Head to Head and more

England vs New Zealand Final Match Preview: The final game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will see hosts England battle it out against an upbeat New Zealand side at the Mecca of Cricket on Sunday. Both sides have never won the coveted trophy before
England vs New Zealand ICC World Cup final Match Preview: Venue, Telecast, Form Guide, Head to Head and moreEngland vs New Zealand World Cup final Match Preview: Venue, Telecast, Form Guide, Head to Head and more
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The biggest game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is here. Hosts England take on New Zealand at the Mecca of cricket on Sunday. New Zealand go into this game after a morale boosting win over India at Old Trafford, Manchester whereas, Eoin Morgan led side thrashed the defending champions to book their place in the finals. Kane Williamson led side will be the underdogs but they might manage to shock the hosts if they get things in place.

For New Zealand, skipper Kane Williamson has been in amazing form throughout the tournament and has scored 548 runs at an average of 91.33 including 2 hundreds. The major concern for the black caps would be the form of Martin Guptill and Colin Munro at the top of the order. Otherwise, they look a settled unit with almost every player contributing at different situations. In the bowling department, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult and Matt Henry will pose a threat to the English batsmen. The trio has picked 48 wickets between them. They would be keen to break the backbone of England's batting order by picking up quick wickets early on in the innings just like the semifinal game against India.

On the other hand, England have all bases covered. Though they had some minor hiccups in the group stage with losses against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, they came back strongly to secure a spot in the top four after beating India and New Zealand in successive games. Their hopes would rest upon the top three comprising of Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root. On the bowling front, their newest addition Jofra Archer has had a memorable World Cup outing picking up 19 wickets at an average of 22.05. He has been ably supported by Chris Woakes and Mark Wood.

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England vs New Zealand​ Match Details:

Venue: The World Cup Final match between England and New Zealand will be played at Lord's, London on 14th July 2019 (Sunday).

Time: The match will begin at 15.00 HRS IST and the toss will happen at 14.30 HRS IST.

Telecast details: The match will be telecast on the Star Sports Network in both standard as well as HD format and the live streaming is available on Hotstar.

England vs New Zealand Squads:

England: Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, James Vince, Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Dawson, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett and Tom Curran.

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi and Tom Blundell.

Form Guide:

England: Won, Won, Won, Lost, Lost

New Zealand: Won, Lost, Lost, Lost, Won

England vs New Zealand​ Head to Head Stats:

In ODIs: Played-90, New Zealand-43, England-41, Tied-2, No Result-4.

In World Cups: Played-9, New Zealand-5, England-4.

Trivia: New Zealand have won five of their six previous games against England in World Cups.

At this venue:

Highest total: 334 for 4 by England against India on 7th Jun 1975.

Lowest total: 107 by South Africa against England on 12th Jul 2003.

Avg first innings score: 240

Avg second innings score: 217

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