- England in first World Cup final since 1992
- Neither England or New Zealand have ever won the Cricket World Cup
- New Zealand reached the final four years ago but were beaten by Australia
- Early morning rain at Lord’s with toss still set for 10am
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‘It would mean everything’
9.30am: England captain Eoin Morgan knows just how big today is.
“It would mean everything to win it,” he said.
“The good faith, support and enthusiasm we’ve been shown in the tournament has been brilliant. It’s a huge privilege to play in a World Cup final.
“It is an opportunity to win the World Cup, but also an opportunity to sell this great game that we love on a huge platform.”
9.15am: Is this the biggest day in English cricket history? Maybe.
That the final is on free to air TV – Channel 4 – shows just how big it is.
It’s England’s first final since 1992 and the Three Lions have lost all three finals they have been in.
New Zealand are in their second ever final having lost to Australia four years ago.
9am: Welcome to Express Sport’s coverage of the Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand.
There has been some early morning rain at Lord’s but it’s one of the quickest drying pitches in the world.
Toss is due at 10am and it could be a crucial one.
England beat Australia in their semi-final by chasing but New Zealand defended against India.
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