England vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019 final: Toss update: New Zealand win the toss and opt to bat first

England Vs New Zealand Final Match: Both England and New Zealand will be eyeing their first World Cup title at Lord's on Sunday. The Kiwis won the toss and opted to bat first in the finals of the event.
England vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019 final: Toss update: New Zealand win the toss and opt to bat firstEngland vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019 final: Toss update: New Zealand win the toss and opt to bat first
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In the high-octane clash between England and New Zealand in the finals of the World Cup 2019, New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat at Lord's. 

The toss was delayed by 15 minutes due to a wet outfield. London was affected by light showers in the morning, which might help the pacers early on in the game. However, the Kiwis ignored the weather conditions and chose to bat first, which will mean that the scoreboard pressure will be on the chasing side - England.

Both sides are unchanged.

Here is what the skippers had to say. 

Kane Williamson: We're having a bat. Tough decision. A bat-first surface, but the overhead conditions do make it confusing. We have a job first up with the bat. We're playing the same team. The semi was a tough scrap for both sides, but we're happy we got across the line in that game. Always backing Guptill with the bat. He'll go and play with the freedom. Our team has played with a lot of heart and fight and has gotten us across the line so many times. A number of parts that are different from the 2015 final, different personnel, but any experience is a positive to learn from. It's a different day and anything can happen. Winning will be incredibly special, but before that we need to play some good cricket.

Eoin Morgan: Not at all disappointed about losing the toss. It was a 50-50 call. Always difficult here at Lord's - the overheads will lean towards the bowlers. Whichever side plays better will lift the trophy. Big challenge against an in-form NZ side. Jonny is fully fit, and we're playing the same XI. The strongest part in Edgbaston was our bowling and we created our opportunities in the first 10. If we can put our ball in the areas early on today, we are in with a great chance. I'm extremely proud of the team. Everyone has put in the hardwork over the last four years to create this opportunity today. Regardless of what happens, we have created a different level of expectation in 50-over cricket from English cricket now. We have embraced pressure throughout the tournament, and the semi-final epitomized that.

England vs New Zealand Teams: 

England: 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: 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

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