CWC Finals: Match 48, New Zealand vs England, Match Prediction and Facts

In the long-awaited ICC World Cup tournament of this season has reached its final stage. During the final one is going to witness the hosts and tournament favorite England locking horns against New Zealand at the iconic Lord’s Stadium on Sunday.

Lord’s Stadium which is known as the ‘Mecca of Cricket’ would be witnessing a new history being created. After all, the cricket world would get a new champion in its 44-year old history of the game.

So before the final battle for the coveted crown starts among the two teams, let’s take a look into certain facts.

Match Date: 14th July (Sunday) from 10.30 A.M. (BST)
Place: Lord’s, London
Expected Weather: 21c with cloud no forecast of rain
Expected Result: Anyone can win the match

Team Facts

Now, let’s take a look into the team details.

New Zealand

1.In the rain-interrupted semi-final at Old Trafford, NZ beat India in a dramatic manner to head into the finals and stunned the cricket fraternity as they beautifully defended their total of 239 runs for 8.

2.Bowlers like Boult, Henry, and Santner played a crucial role in crushing the Indian batting line-up that made a great difference. Also, some brilliant fielding helped the team in their victory.

3.Probably, the Kiwis won’t change their line-up. High level of expectations is on Guptill and Nicholls.


1.England reached their first final in 27 years by brilliantly dominating Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday.

2.They would be facing NZ with a lot of confidence and optimism in order to win the first World Cup.

3.The bowling of the team has been noticeable with Woakes and Archer helping England to make a great start.

4.England might not change their batting line-up which has played brilliantly well in recent matches.


This match will likely come down to the key performance on both teams. So the team who give their best would win.

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