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CWC 19: World to Get New Champion as England Set to Face NZ in Final

LONDON: England will meet New Zealand in Sunday’s final of ICC World Cup 2019 at Lord’s in London with a first-time World Cup winner guaranteed.

Lord’s also hosted the final of the inaugural World Cup in 1975, as well as the finals in 1979, 1983, 1999.

England stormed into the World Cup final with an eight-wicket victory over Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday.

Meanwhile, New Zealand reached their second successive World Cup final after dramatically toppling India by 18 runs.

It will be England’s fourth final and New Zealand’s second – neither have won the tournament.

England have never won the World Cup, finishing as runner-up in 1979, 1987 and 1992.