England face Kiwis in 2019 World Cup finale

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13 Jul 2019

New Zealand vs England: Preview, pitch report and head-to-head records

New Zealand and England will be locking horns in the final of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Lord's on Sunday.

The two nations are looking to lift their maiden World Cup trophy.

Eoin Morgan's England have peaked at the right time and look dangerous.

Kiwis can spring in a surprise given they have a lethal bowling attack.

Here's more.

Head-to-head

Head-to-head records between the two sides

Head-to-head records between the two sides

The two sides have met on nine occasions in the World Cup.

New Zealand have a 5-4 advantage.

In their last meeting during the league stage, England thrashed the Kiwis by 119 runs.

Overall in ODIs, the two sides have met on 90 occasions.

England have 41 wins, whereas, Kiwis have pocketed 43 matches.

Two games were tied. Four matches didn't have a result.

New Zealand

New Zealand would focus on their strengths

New Zealand will be eyeing to focus on their strengths and produce an orthodox gameplay.

They are the underdogs here and will have lesser pressure than England.

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor are the main weapons with the bat.

But it is the bowling unit that will challenge England batsmen.

The Kiwis need to be terrific in all three departments to stop England.

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England

England out to continue with their momentum

England out to continue with their momentum

England have been terrific in the last three matches.

They outplayed each of their opponents in style as they have momentum on their side.

England are well sorted and the batting in particular can thwart the Kiwis.

If England get off to a dream start once again, then Kiwis will be in for some trouble.

Morgan will want his side to dominate.

Key players

NZ vs ENG: Key players to watch out for

Williamson with 548 runs under his belt will look to give his all.

He is New Zealand's best hope to calm the situation.

Trent Boult will be crucial as well with the new ball.

For England, their openers hold key. If they can see off the Kiwi pacers, then the match will tilt in England's favor.

Pacer Jofra Archer can have an influence.

Info

Pitch report, TV listing and timing

Pitch report, TV listing and timing

According to reports, the weather is expected to be dry and sunny.

Both captains will want to bat first if they win the toss.

The pressure in the chase is something the teams would want to avoid.

The match is set to start at 3:00 PM IST and will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.

England go in as the favorites.

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The CWC 19 final between NZ and ENG is on July 14.

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The final is set to be played at Lord's.

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The match is at 3:00 PM IST.

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It's expected to be dry and sunny.

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