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What time is New Zealand vs England? TV channel and live stream for Cricket World Cup final; Two of cricket's best sides will square off in a bid to be crowned world champions.

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The 12th edition of theCricket World Cuphas treated us to some outstanding matches and phenomenal individual performances. The phenomenal crowds turned out in droves to see the best players in the world give their all for their respective countries.

Ten teams entered the tournament, and now only two remain as we approach the 2019 World Cup final. 2015 finalistsNew Zealandaim to go one better than they did four years ago, facingEnglandwho have reached their first World Cup final since 1992.

This is the first World Cup final since 1992 that features two sides who have yet to capture cricket's biggest prize. In addition to 1992, England have reached the final on two other occasions in 1979 and 1987.

They will believe this is their best chance to win the World Cup, especially on home soil. After a strong start in the group stage, they suffered consecutive defeats to Sri Lanka and Australia, leaving qualification for the semi-final in jeopardy.

England beat Australia by eight wickets to reach Cricket World Cup 2019 final

But they recovered quickly to defeat India and their opponents in the final, New Zealand, to advance to the last four. An annihilation of arch-rivals Australia ensured progression to another final, where England are slight favourites to emerge victorious with their fearless and attacking brand of cricket.

New Zealand started strong, winning their opening matches against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Narrow victories over South Africa and West Indies followed and then things started to unravel for the Black Caps.

Three consecutive defeats to Pakistan, Australia and England meant the Kiwis just qualified for the semis via a superior run-rate to fifth-place Pakistan.

But they shocked the world with a magnificent bowling performance to dismiss India for just 221 to win by 18 runs in the semi-final. Both finalists have match winners in their squads and it will be interesting to see who can perform for their country on the biggest stage.

Cricket World Cup final 2019 to be shown for FREE as England take on New Zealand

New Zealand and England will battle for a maiden world title on Sunday morning, with the first ball to be bowled at 10.30am (UK time).

The 2019 World Cup final will be shown live on the Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket World Cup channels as well as Channel 4. Alternatively, you keep up with the action via Mirror Sport's live scorecard.

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England will look to secure World Cup glory on home soil as the game takes place at the historic Lord's Cricket Ground in London.

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England defeated Australia to reach the Cricket World Cup final

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The home side are playing in their first World Cup final for 27 years

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Jason Roy (pictured) and Jonny Bairstow have formed a formidable batting partnership

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Publication:Daily Mirror (London, England)
Geographic Code:8AUST
Date:Jul 14, 2019
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