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  • England all-rounder Ben Stokes

    Will apologise to Kane for rest of my life: Stokes

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes, the hero of the final for the hosts as they clinched their maiden World Cup title, said that he will be apologising to Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson for the rest of his life after his accidental nudge with the bat led to one of the most critical moments in the game.

  • England lift World Cup after tied Super Over

    England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama.

  • Kiwi resilience versus English aggression

    Cricket’s global crown will find a new resting place today when perennial bridesmaids England and New Zealand square off in the 2019 World Cup final at Lord’s. By the end of the final, cricket will have first-time world champions for the first time since 1996, when Sri Lanka etched its name into cricketing folklore.

  • ‘England must block out the noise’

    England head coach Trevor Bayliss knows his side must shut out the noise of an expectant nation as they prepare for a first World Cup final in 27 years.

  • England in semis; New Zealand almost there

    Jonny Bairstow’s second successive hundred laid the foundation for England’s 119-run thrashing of New Zealand that saw the tournament hosts secure their place in the semifinals of the World Cup on Wednesday.

  • England have no excuses after NZ thrashing

    England's eight-wicket World Cup defeat by New Zealand in Wellington is the most one-sided one-day international between Test-playing nations

  • McCullum hits fastest WC 50

    New Zealand hard-hitting batsman Brendon McCullum strikes the fastest fifty in the history of Cricket World Cup at Wellington against England

  • New Zealand's Tim Southee celebrates bowling England's Ian Bell

    Southee’s 7 downs England

    Tim Southee captured seven wickets for only 33 runs in nine overs and reminded the glory days of swing bowling in the late 80s and 90s.

  • Kiwis trample Englishmen

    New Zealand trampled England with Tim Southee’s seven-wicket haul and Brendan McCullum’s fiery batting in the ninth match of the World Cup 2015 at Wellington

  • While England talk of trying to make the quarters, New Zealand talk of trying to win with a good net run rate

    England to face another host

    If England thought life would be any easier once they left Melbourne, they had best think again. The Westpac Stadium - The Cake Tin, as it is known to locals - may not have the capacity of the MCG, but 33,000 passionate New Zealand supporters will ensure the atmosphere remains just as hostile.

  • Who will triumph?

    Who will triumph in the match between England and New Zealand at Wellington?