As the mega event step up in the final stage, we have our finalists England and New Zealand which will fight for the world cup trophy on Sunday 14th July 2019. Surely this time we will have a new champion of the cricket world which will rule the One-Day International cricket for the next 4 years.
New Zealand beat India in all very important 1st semi-final by 18 runs and make it into the final while England beat their rival Australia in the 2nd semi-final by 8 wickets and joins New Zealand in the final of the world cup 2019.
Both teams have done their final preparations and ready to face each other in the final. Final of the cricket world cup 2019 will be at lords the home of cricket, the ground witnessed so many important matches in the past before this final. There is always a special feeling playing in lords, and match like final has its own charm, so everyone is ready to witness the historic final at the historic ground.
END VS NZ HEAD TO HEAD IN WORLD CUPS:
If we talk about stats, facts, and figures, there is quite a tough competition between both teams. If we talk about England vs New Zealand head to head in the world cups, they face each other 9 times in the world cups, where New Zealand won 5 while England manages to won 4 matches which shows the dominance of the New Zealand team over the England team in the world cups.
England’s highest score against New Zealand in the world cups was 322 while New Zealand posted 239 as the highest score against England in the world cups, which shows a clear dominance of the England batting power. If we talk about the lowest total, England had 123 against New Zealand in world cups while New Zealand had 125 against England in the world cups. These stats and facts show that this will be a great final to watch.
ENG VS NZ HEAD TO HEAD IN ONE-DAY INTERNATIONALS:
In one day internationals, New Zealand dominant over England here as well. New Zealand ahead of England by a very little margin, but these stats surely give some confidence to the New Zealand side which helps them psychology and on the field too. They face each other 89 times in One-Day Internationals, in which New Zealand won 43 while England won 40 matches, where 2 matches tied and 4 matches ended up with no results. This will give New Zealand some sort of psychological edge over England but it all depends upon how both teams handle the pressure of the final and hold their nerves and how well they play their basic cricket.
KEY PLAYERS FOR ENGLAND:
England played really well in the semi-final and outclass the Australian cricket team. Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, and Ben Stokes play a vital role in England’s batting line while Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes are the main bowlers of their bowling lineup.
KEY PLAYERS FOR NEW ZEALAND:
New Zealand played exceptionally well and fought so hard on the semi-final against India the top team of the tournament. Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson are the main pillars of New Zealand batting line while Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, and Lockie Ferguson are the main players of the New Zealand team with the ball.
Although both teams have a winning momentum however at this time England has a little benefit over New Zealand that they beat New Zealand early in this tournament and beat it by a huge margin. But in cricket, every day is a new day. The way England beat Australia in the semi-final, they surely took point over New Zealand where they struggled and worked so hard against India to make them into finals. Hope so we have an interesting final to watch. Stay tuned…