The most important cricket match played every four years will be between New Zealand and England at the historic Lord’s Ground in London on Sunday (14 July). Yes, we are talking about the final match of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Cricket is going to get a new world champion after 23 years.
Both England and New Zealand have not won the Cricket World Cup title till date. Both of these teams will give everything and fight till the last breath to win the title this time. In this 12th edition of the World Cup, which is hosted by England and Wales Cricket, the rain has fiercely interfered. These pitches have proved to be of great help to both bowlers and batsmen in this World Cup. So let us know what is going to happen on the final match of the pitch and the mood of the weather …?
What will the London weather be like on July 14?
The England Meteorological Department has said in its prediction that the London season will be open in the World Cup final. During the match, most of the time the sky will remain clear and sunshine will remain. In the evening, a light drizzle is likely but it is unlikely that the match will be interrupted. Cricket fans will be happy that they will get to see the whole match.
Head-to-head stats between New Zealand and England in World Cup
In the World Cup between England and New Zealand so far 9 total matches have been played. In which England has won 4 and New Zealand has won 5 matches. At Lords, there have been two encounters between the two teams in the World Cup so far. On both occasions, New Zealand has defeated England.
Batsman: -Joe Root and Ken Williamson are good at their batting and with them, one of Johnny Bairstow or Eoin Morgan is liked, while Kiwi opener, Martin Guptill is also a decent choice.
Allrounders:- Ben Stokes and James Neesham like each other, both of them bat with the left hand and bowl with the right hand. Mitchell Santner is also a viable alternative to meeting the credit limitations.
Bowlers : –Trent Boult and Jopra Archer are leading the bowling line-up. Lockie Ferguson is perfect for tearaway fast bowler for eighteen wickets in this World Cup. One of Liam Plunkett or Chris Woakes will be good to complete the last match fantasy team of World Cup 2019.
Captain: – Both Joe Root and Ken Williamson are the contenders for the captaincy, although this should be Ben Stokes’s all-rounder skill set which should be supported. If someone is deferred, then Johnny Bairstow is also a decent choice keeping his form in mind.
Prediction #1: Tom Latham, Jos Buttler, Joe Root, Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Ben Stokes, James Neesham, Jofra Archer, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult and Liam Plunkett. Captain: Kane Williamson, Vice-Captain: Ben Stokes
Prediction #2: Tom Latham, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Mitchell Santner, Chris Woakes, Trent Boult, Jofra Archer and Lockie Ferguson. Captain: Ben Stokes, Vice-Captain: Joe Root