ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Final): New Zealand vs England – Stats Preview
On this Sunday (14th July), New Zealand will face England in the final of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at Lord’s (London).
At the end of the round-robin stage of this tournament, England finished in the third position with 12 points and New Zealand finished in the fourth position with 11 points. In the semi-finals of this tournament, New Zealand beat India by 18 runs while England thrashed Australia by eight wickets (with 107 balls remaining).
Before the upcoming final, England and New Zealand met once in this tournament during the round-robin stage (on 3rd July at Chester-le-Street), and England won that match by 119 runs.
Ahead of this final, let’s look at some essential stats preview of this match.
Venue stats (Lord’s, London)
Important ODI stats
|Highest total||334/4 (60 overs) by England against India on 7th June 1975||266 (49.2 overs) against West Indies on 10th July 2004 and 266/5 (50 overs) against England on 28th June 2008||334/4 (60 overs) against India on 7th June 1975|
|Lowest completed total||107 (32.1 overs) by South Africa against England on 12th July 2003||157 (43.4 overs) against Australia on 29th June 2019||153 (31.1 overs) against South Africa on 29th May 2017|
|Highest score||138* by Sir Viv Richards (West Indies) against England on 23rd June 1979||103* by Martin Guptill against England on 31st May 2013||137 by Dennis Amiss (against India on 7th June 1975) and Marcus Trescothick (against Pakistan on 12th June 2001)|
|Best bowling||6/35 by Shaheen Shah Afridi against Bangladesh on 5th July 2019||5/30 by Daniel Vettori against West Indies on 10th July 2004||5/44 by Darren Gough against Australia on 25th May 1997|
Venue’s ODI history in first and second batting
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||229.49 (4.74)||241.91 (4.80)||217.08 (4.68)|
In last 10 completed ODIs
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||255 (5.49)||281.40 (5.86)||228.60 (5.10)|
(Special Note: in Innings average and Average run-rate, only incomplete innings have been excluded. Included all the completed innings and target reached)
(Special Note: Overall – In addition, two more ODIs had the tie results at this venue)
Teams’ records in ODI finals
|Overall ODI finals||22||5||17||0/0|
|Overall ODI finals||24||8||15||1/0|
Teams’ ODI records at Lord’s (London)
New Zealand vs England
|Stats||Total ODIs||New Zealand Won||England Won||Tied/No Result|
|In any knockout stages||1||0||1||0/0|
|In any finals||–||–||–||-/-|
|In the World Cup||9||5||4||0/0|
|In the World Cup knockout stages||1||0||1||0/0|
|In the World Cup finals||–||–||–||-/-|
|At Lord’s (London)||2||2||0||0/0|
|In last 10 ODIs||10||3||7||0/0|
i) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (548 runs) is one run away to become the most run-scorer as a captain in a CWC edition. Williamson is currently the joint record holder with Mahela Jayawardene who also scored 548 runs in 2007 CWC.
ii) Kane Williamson (953 runs) is 47 runs away to become the second New Zealand batsman to score 1,000 ODI runs against England. Ross Taylor (1,409 runs) was the first New Zealand batsman to achieve this feat.
iii) Ross Taylor (987 runs) needs to score 13 more runs to complete his 1,000 runs in Cricket World Cup career. Stephen Fleming (1,075 runs) was the only New Zealand batsman to score 1,000+ CWC runs.
iv) On the other hand, Martin Guptill (976 runs) is also 24 runs behind to complete his 1,000 runs in CWC career.
i) Right-arm pacer Lockie Ferguson (18 wickets) is one wicket away to become the most wicket-taker as a right-arm New Zealand bowler in a single CWC edition. Ferguson is currently on the joint top position in this list along with Tim Southee (18 wickets in 2011 CWC).
ii) Trent Boult (447 wickets) needs to pick up three more wickets to complete his 450 international wickets. The left-arm pacer will be the fourth New Zealand bowler to take 450 international wickets.
iii) Tim Southee (497 wickets) is three wickets away to complete his 500 wickets in the international career. Only Daniel Vettori (696 wickets) and Sir Richard Hadlee (589 wickets) took 500+ international wickets for New Zealand.
i) Joe Root (759 runs in 15 ODI innings) is 48 runs away to become the most ODI run-scorer as an England batsman in a season. Only Andrew Strauss (806 runs in 2010) and Jonathan Trott (797 runs in 2010/11) are ahead of Root in the most ODI runs list for England in a season.
ii) Jonny Bairstow (496 runs) is four runs away to complete his 500 runs in the ongoing 2019 CWC. After Joe Root, who has scored 549 runs in the ongoing 2019 CWC, Bairstow will be the second England batsman to score at least 500 runs in a single CWC season.
iii) Scoring 18 more runs, Ben Stokes (5,982 runs) will complete his 6,000 international runs.
i) Two more wickets will help Liam Plunkett (198 wickets) to complete his 200 international wickets.
ii) Leg-spinner Adil Rashid (11 wickets) is three wickets away to become the most CWC wicket-taker as an England spinner. The record is 13 CWC wickets each by the off-spinners Eddie Hemmings and Vic Marks.
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