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After 43 matches, it comes down to this. A tournament of twists and turns will end with a brand new champion, courtesy of outstanding performances in their respective Semi Finals.

England are in their first World Cup Final since 1992. To put it into perspective, skipper Eoin Morgan was just five years of age at the time, and now is hours away of potentially becoming the first man to lift the World Cup for England. Their approach throughout the tournament came under fire at times, but the perfection destination is in close reach after a four year journey since an embarrassing 2015 World Cup exit. They have hit top form at the right time, and an amazing opportunity for glory awaits.

While England start as favourites, New Zealand’s magnificent Semi Final win over India shows they can never be counted out. Now in their second straight Final, the Black Caps also have the opportunity to lift the World Cup for the first time after measured performance under pressure a few days ago. Kane Williamson has had the tournament for the ages, gaining even more respect around the world for his humility, and surely any neutral will smile at the sight of him lifting the Cup. Can New Zealand go one better than their disappointing day in Melbourne four years ago?

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Key to an England win

All the talk heading into the tournament was about England’s batting. They had come into the World Cup on the back of four straight 300+ scores in a 4-0 series triumph against Pakistan, followed up with a further three such scores in the tournament itself. However, they hit a roadblock midway through, falling out of the top four thanks to two poor batting displays against Sri Lanka and Australia respectively. But, the return of Jason Roy has taken England to another level, with his presence enabling Jonny Bairstow to play with freedom, culminating in England kicking off their innings with partnerships of 123, 160 and 124 in their last three games.

Can Roy and Bairstow repeat what they did against New Zealand in their final game of the group stage? Another strong start here will hold England in great stead, especially considering how well the Black Caps started against India in their Semi Final. A platform sets things up nicely for Joe Root, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes to play off, as well as giving Jos Buttler the freedom to fire in what has been a slightly under-par last few games.

Also, England’s bowling has gone to another level. Doubts crept in about their ability to win games under pressure when bowling first, but they put those to the side with a fantastic display against Australia. Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer were irresistible early on, focusing on bringing the Australian batsmen forward, which is the template they need to follow against New Zealand’s struggling openers. With Kane Williamson the crucial wicket, England need to target his front foot play as early as possible, with the likes of Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood and Adil Rashid all capable of maintaining the pressure on New Zealand’s middle order.

Also read: How England proved me wrong in the Semi Final

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Key to a New Zealand win

Matt Henry and Trent Boult were superb against India, setting the game up with an opening burst that shattered the hearts of millions. With England’s openers in great touch, Henry and Boult will be tasked with making inroads once again, creating a sense of panic in the England camp. Indeed, the key for New Zealand is getting England into a state of confusion as to whether they should stick with their own hard-hitting style, or accumulate for an extended period of time to get back into the game. Can New Zealand win the powerplay and then build on it through the likes of Lockie Ferguson, Jimmy Neesham and Mitchell Santner?

Also, it is testament to New Zealand that they are in the World Cup Final without their batting firing. Kane Williamson has carried his side, but he desperately needs support in such a big game. Ross Taylor contributed with a crucial knock last time out, staying calm even with his very slow start to get New Zealand to a defendable score. These two will be key, but can Martin Guptill finally fire? Will his moment of magic spur him onto bigger things in the Final? There is no better time than now for New Zealand to have a strong start, where their all-rounders can look to finish the innings strongly rather than repair damage.

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Pitch and conditions

The forecast is good in London for the Final, with 23 degrees and sunny to greet fans and players. The Lord’s pitch has had something for the bowlers right through the tournament, with the new ball bowlers in particular finding some joy. Here, expect the track to be decent for batting after some early movement, especially considering the slope of the ground.

Possible Playing 11

England have found success with a set team in recent games. Expect them to stick with it.

England: 1. Jonny Bairstow, 2. Jason Roy, 3. Joe Root, 4. Eoin Morgan (c), 5. Ben Stokes, 6. Jos Buttler (wk), 7. Chris Woakes, 8. Jofra Archer, 9. Liam Plunkett, 10. Adil Rashid, 11. Mark Wood

New Zealand should also stick to the same team that won the Semi Final against India.

New Zealand: 1. Martin Guptill, 2. Henry Nicholls, 3. Kane Williamson (c), 4. Ross Taylor, 5. Tom Latham (wk), 6. Jimmy Neesham, 7. Colin de Grandhomme, 8. Mitchell Santner, 9. Matt Henry, 10. Lockie Ferguson, 11. Trent Boult

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Also read: How England proved me wrong in the Semi Final

Stats and Facts

  • A new World Champion will be crowned on Sunday.
  • Head-to-head in World Cups: Matches 9, England 4, New Zealand 5.
  • England beat New Zealand by 119 runs on July 3.
  • New Zealand lost their last three matches in the group stage before beating India in the Semi Final.
  • England have won their last three matches.

Match Prediction

It all comes down to this. Both sides possess quality, which can make this Final one of the best in recent memory.

While it would be great to see Kane Williamson lift the Trophy, I have the feeling England will get the job done. They are playing with confidence, and with home ground advantage behind them, I think they will get the win and lift the World Cup.

Also read: How New Zealand made India live out their worst nightmare

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Charbel Coorey
Charbel Cooreyhttps://cricblog.net
Charbel is the owner & founder of cricblog.net, based in Sydney, Australia. He started the website to fulfill his love for the game of cricket. Charbel has been featured on other publications including OP India, Times of India, and The Roar, among others. He is also a keen fantasy sports player. Charbel has also had the privilege of interviewing cricketers on the CricBlog TV YouTube channel, including James Neesham, Rassie van der Dussen, Andrew Tye, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat and Saurabh Netravalkar: https://www.youtube.com/@cricblogtv For any story tips or questions, you can contact Charbel at charbelcoorey@cricblog.net.

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