England vs New Zealand

England vs New Zealand: Live ICC World Cup 2019 Final: ENG, NZ A Win Away From Maiden Title Hosts England face New Zealand in the final of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Lord’s today. Both ENG and NZ have never won a 50-over World Cup. Catch live updates and live cricket score of ENG vs NZ here

There will be a new winner of the ICC World Cup in 2019 as England and New Zealand aim to lift the trophy for the first time at Lord’s today. England and New Zealand finished third and fourth, respectively, in the league stage but each side won their semi-final comfortably. Eoin Morgan’s England dismissed defending champions Australia by eight wickets while Kane Williamson’s Kiwis stunned India by 18 runs. Get live updates and live cricket score of ENG vs NZ

For much of the English summer, the focus has been on the World Cup, just not the World Cup on English shores.Instead, the attention has been on the England Women’s soccer team, a group of players who have inspired and transcended the sport in equal amounts.Its run to the semifinals of the tournament broke all kinds of records, not least the broadcasting figures with 28.1 million people watching on UK television.

England’s defeat by the USA in the last four attracted the highest live TV audience of the year so far with 11.7 million.The players have become household names. The likes of Ellen White, Lucy Bronze, Nikita Parris and Steph Houghton, have been on the front and back pages of the newspapers, their names bandied around in the pubs and bars, while radio phone-ins have been besieged by people who have been inspired by their achievements.

And yet, away from the limelight, another England team has been forging its very own path toward global domination.England’s male cricketers will take to the field at Lord’s on Sunday to face New Zealand in its first Cricket World Cup final for 27 years.

It is a remarkable achievement for a side that four years ago was embarrassed and humiliated at the 2015 World Cup.England has never won the tournament, though it has reached the final on three separate occasions, the last in 1992 when it was beaten by Pakistan.

Its semifinal victory over defending champion Australia was brutal and brilliant, placing it front and center of the news and sporting world, on the front and back pages of the newspapers and breathing new life in to the English summer.And so, from behind the curtain and out of the shadow, comes the final act.

For much of the English summer, the focus has been on the World Cup, just not the World Cup on English shores. Instead, the attention has been on the England Women’s soccer team, a group of players who have inspired and transcended the sport in equal amounts.Its run to the semifinals of the tournament broke all kinds of records, not least the broadcasting figures with 28.1 million people watching on UK television.

England’s defeat by the USA in the last four attracted the highest live TV audience of the year so far with 11.7 million.The players have become household names. The likes of Ellen White, Lucy Bronze, Nikita Parris and Steph Houghton, have been on the front and back pages of the newspapers, their names bandied around in the pubs and bars, while radio phone-ins have been besieged by people who have been inspired by their achievements.

And yet, away from the limelight, another England team has been forging its very own path toward global domination.England’s male cricketers will take to the field at Lord’s on Sunday to face New Zealand in its first Cricket World Cup final for 27 years.