The 2019 Cricket World Cup is finally upon us and after six weeks of Sixes, Wickets, Bouncers, Yorkers and everything in between, two teams are left standing. Hosts England face New Zealand as both sides bid to lift their first-ever World Cup. The home of cricket, Lords, is the venue in what promises to be a tight affair between two teams who have had their ups and downs during this tournament. England beat their old enemy Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday while New Zealand shocked India over two days at Old Trafford in a rain-affected match to get to this stage. So, where will the final be won and lost? There are loads of subplots, twists and turns that have shaped this tournament, but with just 50 overs left each, where are the key battles for England and New Zealand? We’ve picked out 10 that will be answered in Sunday’s final.

Who will win the World Cup final?


New Zealand