World Cup 2019 England Vs New Zealand Final Match Highlights – New Zealand’s Batting
In this most important match, The Kiwis won the toss and batted first. But a same old story again for the Blackcaps. The batsmen failed to put up runs in his final world cup encounter. Martin Guptill and Henry Nicholls started off decently, they shared a small opening stand of 29 runs in 6.2 overs but Woakes continued his brilliance with the new ball. Woakes trapped Guptill plumb in front as the Kiwi opener looked to convert his start. Guptill was out for just 19 runs. The Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson was again early to the innings just like the previous games.
Nicholls and Williamson steadied the innings with a good partnership. This partnership helped New Zealand to stay in the game.Skipper Williamson and Nicholls shared a stand 74 runs. Henry Nicholls looked good in this inning. But Williamson was out early. He was out for just 30 runs. Liam Plunkett picked up the key wicket for England.
England Vs New Zealand Final Match Highlights
This partnership was the key for the Blackcaps, after this, there was no partnership which helped New Zealand and they struggled to score as they wanted. After Williamson, Henry Nicholls reach his first fifty of the tournament but he was out after that. Nicholls scored 55 runs. Ross Taylor looked scratchy again. Just like his previous game against India. But he wanted to stay longer.
Taylor and Latham started to rebuild the innings. But Ross Taylor was wrongly given out. There was the height issue which the umpire didn’t notice. The Kiwis had a huge blow in the final as Ross was out for just 15 runs. Tom Latham then held the innings for New Zealand. He shared small partnerships. The partnership with Jimmy Neesham took New Zealand towards the 150 run mark. Neesham looked good as struck some lovely blows, but he aimed for too much and gave his wicket away. Neesham was out for 19 runs. Then Latham carried on the innings with de Grandhomme. They both put New Zealand above the 200 runs. Latham was the man for New Zealand but he needed some support. As Tom Latham was about to reach his half-century, Colin de Grandhomme was out for 16 runs. Then in the span of 2 over, Latham also perished for 47 runs. The Kiwi was restricted for 241 runs after their 50 overs. Mitchell Santner was not out on 5 runs and Trent Boult was not out on 1 run.
World Cup 2019 England Vs New Zealand Final Match Highlights – England’s Bowling
The England pacers were terrific once again. They used the overcast conditions well and they were spot on with their line-length and variations. Woakes and Plunkett took 3 wickets each. While Archer and Wood took 1 wicket each to their names.
World Cup 2019 England Vs New Zealand Final Match Highlights –England’s Batting
The chase looked simple but it was not as the Kiwi kept on the pressure on England. The openers were in good form. Jason Roy and Johnny Bairstow had a tough ask to deal with the pace and bounce of the pitch. Roy and Bairstow started off decently, but they didn’t go along nicely. Jason Roy was lucky on the very first ball of the chase. He still continued to play freely and lost his wicket for just 17 runs.
Joe Root and Bairstow tried to stabilize the innings but Root lost his patience due to the pressure created by New Zealand. Root was out for just 7 runs. The England Skipper was also dismissed early, the Kiwis bowled with a plan to Morgan. They kept on bowling short and they got the wicket which they wanted. Eoin Morgan scrummed to short pitch delivery and Lockie Ferguson took a neat catch. Morgan departed for 9 runs. Then Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler repaired England’s innings. This partnership brought England back in the contest. Their 112 run partnership kept the hopes alive for England’s fans.
This partnership between Stokes and Buttler made sure that England can reach the target. But once Buttler got to his fifty he was out and that opened the door again for New Zealand. New Zealand was about to snatch the victory but ben Stokes was still there and he stayed there without any support. Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid and Jofra Archer were out for 0 while Liam Plunkett provided some little resistance with 10 runs. Ben Stokes carried the innings along nicely and took England very near the target. But the run out of Mark Wood on the last ball of the final overtook the game in the super over. Ben Stokes was not out on 84 runs as England reached the same score of 241 runs after their 50 overs were completed.
World Cup 2019 England Vs New Zealand Final Match Highlights – New Zealand’s Bowling
The Kiwi bowlers were a class apart. For the second time in a row, they were too good with the ball. Lockie Ferguson and jimmy Neesham took 3 wickets each while Matt Henry and Colin de Grandhomme took 1 wicket each to their name. The match ended in a tie
World Cup 2019 England Vs New Zealand Final Match Highlights – Super Over
This was the 3rd tie in an ODI final Match and the 5th tie in a world cup finals. Stokes and Buttler batted for England in that super over and Boult was the bowler for New Zealand. The England batters scored 15 runs off that 1 over and they had set a target of 16 runs for the Kiwis to clinch the world cup. Martin Guptill and Jimmy Neesham were the batters for New Zealand in the super over chase and Jofra Archer was with the bowl for England.
England won the super over, the Kiwis off well as Neesham banged Archer for a big six and the next balls went for a couple of runs and singles. But when they needed just 2 runs from the last ball, Martin Guptill was run out. Heartbreak for New Zealand as they lost another final. But England will cheer this victory as they are the champions for the first time. England won the world cup through super over. The match of the man award was given to Ben Stokes for his excellent innings under pressure.