England Vs New Zealand ICC Cricket World Cup Final, ENG vs NZ Live Updates: Eoin Morgan-led England and Kane Williamson-led New Zealand are set to face each other in the final game of World Cup 2019 at Lord’s. Both pre-tournament favorites and Kiwis will be eyeing to win the title for the first time as they have never done it before despite making it to the finals for several times. It will be 10th World Cup clash between the two teams. 

Both the sides are equipped with world class players who can turn the game away from opponent side at any time. England have Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan and Jofra Archer. New Zealand posses Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Lockie Ferguson and Trent Boult. 

England booked the final berth after defeating Australia in a one-sided match while Kiwis defeated India in the semi-final. The hosts won six out of nine games in the league stage while the Black Caps won five games. They narrowly escaped World Cup exit, all thanks to their positive net run-rate. Pakistan were having similar points as that of New Zealand but Sarfaraz Ahmed-led side were having negative net run-rate. 

 Squads: 

England Squad: Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Liam Plunkett, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Moeen Ali, James Vince, Mark Wood, Liam Dawson and Tom Curran.

New Zealand Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham (wk), Henry Nicholls, Martin Guptill, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme Ross Taylor, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Tom Blundell, Colin Munro and Tim Southee. 

Here are the live updates of England vs New Zealand World Cup Final: 

 

 

Live Blog

00:15 (IST)

England lifts the world cup

England lifts the world cup

00:07 (IST)

England bags victory

England lifts the World Cup 2019

00:04 (IST)

England bags victory by defeating New Zealand in the super over

England bags victory by defeating New Zealand in the super over

23:54 (IST)

ENG vs NZ

Jofra Archer delivering the super over, first ball called wide.

23:46 (IST)

ENG vs NZ

England scores 15 runs in the super overs.

23:44 (IST)

ENg vs NZ

No run on the fourth ball of the super over.

23:43 (IST)

ENG vs NZ

A boundary on the third ball of the over.

23:42 (IST)

ENZ vs NZ

Just a single run on the Second ball of the over

23:41 (IST)

ENG vs NZ

First ball three runs

23:40 (IST)

ENG vs NZ

Buttler and stokes going to bat for England

23:33 (IST)

Super over to decide the World Cup winner

Super over to decide the World Cup winner

23:30 (IST)

ENG 240/9

Last over of the tournament, Trent Boult back into the attack, gave no run in the first two balls of the over. Here goes a SIX on the third ball of the over. And again six runs on the ball through a boundary and a double.

23:21 (IST)

ENG 227/7

James Neesham back into the attack, delivering the 49th over, and here goes a wicket on the third ball of the over, Plunkett removed by Neesham at 10 runs. Here goes a SIX on the fourth ball of the over by Stokes.

23:15 (IST)

ENG 218/6

Trent Boult back into the attack, delivering the 48th over, here goes a boundary on the first ball of the over. No boundaries in the next three balls of the over.

23:10 (IST)

ENG 208/6

Ferguson back into the attack, delivering the 47th over, here goes a wicket again, Woakes down at 2 runs. Liam Plunkett comes to bat. Here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over.

23:04 (IST)

ENG 203/6

James Neesham back into the attack, delivering the 46th over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the first five balls of the over. Here goes a boundary on the last ball of the over by Stokes.

23:00 (IST)

Wicket!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ferguson back into the attack, delivering the 45th over, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over by Buttler. Again a blow for England, Buttler down at 59 runs, caught out by Tim Southee. Chris Woakes comes to bat.

22:54 (IST)

ENG 190/4

Trent Boult back into the attack, delivering the 44th over, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over. Here comes a fifty for Ben Stokes.

22:47 (IST)

ENG 183/4

Ferguson back into the attack, delivering the 43rd over, gave just two singles in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the over.

22:42 (IST)

ENG 177/4

James Neesham back into the attack, delivering the 42nd over, gave just a single and a double in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the first five balls of the over.

22:38 (IST)

ENG 173/4

Ferguson back into the attack, delivering the 41st over, gave no run in the first three balls of the over. Fourth ball called wide. Just two runs out of the over.

22:33 (IST)

ENG 170/4

Matt Henry back into the attack, delivering the 40th over, gave just two singles in the first three balls of the over. Here goes boundary on the last ball of the over.

22:31 (IST)

ENG 162/4

Ferguson back into the attack, delivering the 39th over, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over. No boundaries in the next four balls of the over.

22:25 (IST)

ENG 156/4

Neesham back into the attack, delivering the 38th over, gave just a single and a double in the first three balls of the over. Here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over.

22:07 (IST)

197/4

Matt Henry back into the attack, delivering the 34th over, gave three consecutive doubles in the first three balls of the over.

22:00 (IST)

ENG 129/4

Mitchell Santner back into the attack, delivering the 33rd over. Second ball of the over called wide. gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over.

21:57 (IST)

ENG 126/4

Trent Boult back into the attack, delivering the 32nd over, here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over by Buttler. No boundaries in the next three balls of the over.

21:53 (IST)

ENG 119/3

Mitchell Santner comes into the attack, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. Just three runs in the next three balls of the over and no boundaries in the over.

21:47 (IST)

England vs New Zealand

England vs New Zealand

21:46 (IST)

ENG 111/4

de Grandhomme back into the attack, delivering the 29th over, gave just two singles in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the first five balls of the over.

21:42 (IST)

ENG 106/4

Neesham back into the attack, delivering the 28th over, here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over. Fourth ball called wide. Here comes a ton for England.

21:28 (IST)

ENG 90/4

James Neesham comes into the attack, Jos Butler comes to the field, gave no boundaries in the next four balls of the over.

21:20 (IST)

ENG 86/3

de Grandhomme delivering the 23rd over, here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over. No boundaries in the last three balls of the over.

21:12 (IST)

ENG 75/3

de Grandhomme delivering the 21st over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. Fourth ball called wide. No runs in the last three balls of the over.

21:08 (IST)

ENG 73/3

Ferguson delivering the 20th over, here goes a much-needed boundary on the second ball of the over. Here again, comes a wicket, this time its Bairstow.

21:01 (IST)

ENG 66/2

de Grandhomme delivering the 19th over, gave just a double in the first three balls of the over. Again an over without any boundary.

20:58 (IST)

ENG 63/2

Ferguson delivering the 18th over, gave just a double in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the first five balls of the overs.

20:53 (IST)

Wicket!!!!!!!!!!!

de Grandhomme delivering the 17th over, here comes the second blow for England, Root down at a score of 7 runs. Big blow to England, the game is getting difficult for England with every passing over.

20:47 (IST)

ENG 59/1

Ferguson delivering the 16th over, second ball called wide. No runs in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the over. Englishmen need to pace up the game.

20:39 (IST)

ENG 51/1

Matt Henry delivering the 14th over, gave no run in the first three balls of the over, here goes a boundary on the fourth ball of the over and again a boundary on the fifth ball of the over by Bairstow.

20:35 (IST)

ENG 42/1

de Grandhomme delivering the 13th over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. No boundaries in the first five balls of the over.

20:33 (IST)

ENG 39/1

Matt Henry delivering the 12th over, gave no run in the first three balls of the over. Here again a maiden by the Kiwis. Englishmen needs to boost up their game.

20:28 (IST)

ENG 39/1

de Grandhomme delivering the 11th over, gave no run in the first three balls of the over. Again a maiden over by the Kiwis. England at a score of 39 runs after 11 overs.

20:25 (IST)

ENG 39/0

Matt Henry delivering the 10th over, gave no run in the first three balls of the over. Here goes the first maiden over of the innings by Matt Henry.

20:22 (IST)

ENG 39/1

Trent Boult delivering the 9th over, gave just a single run in the first three balls of the over. Here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over by Bairstow.

20:17 (IST)

ENG 34/1

Matt Henry delivering the 8th over, no runs in the first three balls of the over. Englishmen trying their best to hit boundaries. Just a single run in the last three balls of the over.

20:13 (IST)

ENG 33/0

Trent Boult delivering the 7th over, third ball of the over called wide. Here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over by Bairstow. Gave no runs in the last three balls of the over.

20:10 (IST)

ENG 28/0

Matt Henry delivering the 6th over, here goes a boundary on the second ball of the over by Jason Roy and here comes the first blow for England, Roy down at a score of 17 runs, caught out by Latham.

20:04 (IST)

ENG 24/0

Boult delivering the 5th over, here goes a boundary on the third ball of the over by Bairstow. Again a boundary on the fifth ball of the over by Bairstow.

19:56 (IST)

ENG 12/0

Boult delivering the 3rd over, first ball called wide. Here goes a boundary on the fifth ball of the over by Roy. Englishmen trying to play it safe.

19:48 (IST)

ENG 1/0

Roy and Bairstow opening for England, gave no run in the first three balls of the over. Just one run out of the over, Englishmen trying to understand the pitch.

19:16 (IST)

ENG vs NZ

England needs 242 runs to win the finals.

19:15 (IST)

England needs 242 runs to win the game.

19:15 (IST)

England needs 242 runs to win.

Jofra Archer delivering the 50th over, third ball of the over called wide. Again a wicket, this time its Matt Henry, clean bowled by Jofra Archer. Trent Boult comes to the crease. just two runs out of the last over.

19:07 (IST)

NZ 238/7

Chris Woakes delivering the 49th over, New Zealand needs to score some boundaries in the last 2 overs so that they can atleast make 2500 runs in the game. Third ball called wide. Here comes a wicket for England, Latham down at 47 run, caught out by Latham. Fourth ball of the over called no ball. Here comes a boundary on the last ball of the over.

18:49 (IST)

4 overs to go, New Zealand 214/5

Tom Latham and Colin de Grandhomme need to change the gear. Only a pace in making runs can help Kiwis to post a defendable total. On the other side, Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer will be trying to put a break on runs. The score has reached 214 for the loss of 5 wickets in 46 overs.

18:40 (IST)

200 comes up for New Zealand

Kiwis have crossed 200-run mark in the 44th over of the match. The first 100 comes in 21.2 overs while second in 135 balls overs. Tom Latham and Colin de Grandhomme are at the crease. They are desperately looking for runs. 6 more over to go.

18:21 (IST)

10 overs to go, New Zealand 179/5

60 more balls to go. Can New Zealand post a defendable total. Tom Latham with 30 and new batsman Colin de Grandhomme are at the crease.These two will be the last batsman who could score runs. After them, there is not any player who is expected to make runs for the Black Caps.

18:17 (IST)

Liam Plunkett did it again! Removes James Neesham

Liam Plunkett has claimed his third wicket in the match, removing James Neesham for 19, New Zealand in deep trouble, 173/5. Colin de Grandhomme has joined Tom Latham. Here, both the batsmen must stay at the crease and score runs for Kiwis.

18:07 (IST)

New Zealand 159/4 after 37 overs

13 overs to go. It means New Zealand have to face 78 more balls. They will be eyeing to post 250-plus target. Neesham has to play a role if Kiwis want to give a fight to England. Latham has scored 17 off 26 and Neesham made 11 off 17 balls. New Zealand 159 for the loss of 4 wickets.

17:53 (IST)

Mark Wood removes Ross Taylor for 15, New Zealand 141/4

Mark Wood has picked his first wicket of the match, removing experienced Ross Taylor for 15 off 31 balls. Kiwis have lost a top middle order batsman. Now, James Neesham has joined wicketkeeper-batsman at the crease.

17:47 (IST)

New Zealand 141/3 after 33 overs

New Zealand have managed to score 141 runs in 33 overs. 17 overs to go. Ross Taylor and Tom latham have scored 23 off 37 balls. They are playing slowly and steadily to proceed New Zealand.

17:33 (IST)

Aftr 30 overs, New Zealand 124/3

The score has reached 126 in 30 overs with three wickets down. Ross Taylor and Tom Latham are at the crease. Now, 300 is a herculean task for Kiwis. It is not easy to score 174 runs in 20 overs when top order is back to pavilion.

17:22 (IST)

Plunkettt strikes again, dismisses Henry Nicholls

Liam Plunkett struck again in his sixth over, dismissing Henry Nicholls for 55 off 77 balls. New Zealand 118/2. Tom Latham has joined Ross Taylor. Plunkett earlier removed Kane Williamson for 30.

17:15 (IST)

New Zealand 109/2 after 25 overs

After half of the innings, New Zealand have made 109 runs in 25 overs with Henry Nicholls and Ross Taylor at the crease. Kiwis have lost two wickets in the first half of the innings. Martin Guptill was dismissed for 19 and Kane Williamson for 30.

17:05 (IST)

Liam Plunkett removes Kane Williamson for 30, New Zealand 103/2 after 23 overs

Liam Plunkett strikes has removed in-form Kane Williamson for 30. he faced 53 balls and scored 30 runs, coupled with two boundaries. Now, responsibility is on the shoulders of Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls who are at the crease. New Zealand 103/2 after 23 overs.

16:55 (IST)

100 comes up for New Zealand in 21.2 overs

100 has come up for New Zealand in the 21th over. The second fifty came up in 46 balls and the first one in 82 bals. Henry Nicholls and Kane Williamson are looking good. After the wicket of Martin Guptill, both the batsmen did not allow England to put pressure in them.

16:43 (IST)

Kane Williamson becomes leading run scorer as a captain in a single World Cup campaign

Henry Nicholls (35 off 54) and Kane Williamson (15 off 36) are at the crease. After scoring 18 runs, Kiwis skipper has become the leading run-scorer as a captain in a single World Cup campaign. Meanwhile, spinner Adil rashid has bowled his first over, conceding 7 runs. The score has reached 77 in 18 overs.

16:33 (IST)

New Zealand 66/1 after 16 overs

After the dismissal of Martin Guptill in the seventh over, Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls look good at the crease. Though they are playing steadily but they are building a partnership. Only a run-stand can lay a foundation for high score. The score has reached 68 in 16 overs.

16:22 (IST)

50 comes up for New Zealand in 13. 4 overs

New Zealand have got their fifty in 13.4 overs with Henry Nicholls and Kane Williamson at the crease. The 50th run came off the Liam Plunkett's delivery. Th score has reached 55 for the loss of one wicket in 14 overs.

16:10 (IST)

New Zealand 46/1 after 12 overs

Kane Williamson has scored just 2 runs off 15 balls so far. It has been witnessed in the World Cup that skipper starts his innings with a low strike rate. But later changes the gear. The score has reached 46 for the loss of a wicket in 12 overs. Henry Nicholls has made 19 off 38 balls.

16:01 (IST)

New Zealand 33/1 after 10 overs

New Zealand have managed to score 33 runs in the first power play with Henry Nicholls and Kane Williamson at the crease. Kiwis lost opener Guptill in the seventh over for 19. Eoin Morgan has so far handed ball to two bowlers Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer in the first 10 overs.

15:48 (IST)

Out!!!!! Woakes removes Guptill

After looking good in the first six years, Martin Guptill has givehis wicket to Chris Woakes for 19 of 18 balls. He smashed two boundaries and a sixer. Skipper kane Williamson has come to join Henry Nicholls. Now onus is on the skipper who is in the tremendous form.

15:40 (IST)

New Zealand survive first 6 overs, 27/0

New Zealand have so far survived the strong bowling attack of Chris woakes and Jofra Archer. In the first six overs, Kiwis scored 30 runs without giving any wicket. Eoin Morgan-led side are desperately looking for wickets. Will there be a change in bowling?

15:36 (IST)

12 runs off Archer's over

It was a an expensive over for Jofra Archer who conceded 12 runs in his second over. Martin Guptill smashed a sixer and a boundary off Archer's second and fourth delivery respectively. Guptill's individual score has reached 17 off 15 balls. On the other side, Henry is on three.

15:24 (IST)

3 runs off Archer

Jofra Archer has conceded three runs in his first over of the World Cup final. England have a strong bowling attack. They will be eyeing to restrict Kiwis on a low total. On the other side, the Black Caps will be looking for a high score. SCore reached 9 after two overs.

15:21 (IST)

5 runs of Woakes

Five runs have come from the first over of the final. Martin Guptill faced all the six deliveries of Chris Woakes. The right-handed batsman smashed fifth delivery for a four. Jofra Archer will be bowling second over. He is one of the leading takers in the tournament.

15:18 (IST)

Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls at crease

Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls will start New Zealand's innings. On the other side, Chris Woakes will begin it for England. Both the batsmen will be looking for a partnership to lay the foundation for a big total.

15:09 (IST)

New Zealand to bat first

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has won the toss and decided to bat first. Kiwis will be eyeing to post a high total.