London: History will be created at Lord’s on Sunday (July 14) as we will have a new World Cup winner. Hosts England face New Zealand in the final of the ICC World Cup 2019. Here are 22 facts you need to know ahead of the big clash.

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1. England have won seven of their last nine men’s ODIs against New Zealand, including a 119-run victory at The Riverside (Durham) in the group stage of ICC World Cup 2019

2. Before England’s triumph over New Zealand earlier in this tournament they hadn’t beaten the Black Caps in the ICC World Cup since 1983, suffering a string of five consecutive defeats against them in the competition in that time

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3. England are playing in their first ICC World Cup final since 1992 whilst New Zealand have now reached this stage in back-to-back editions (also 2015) having never made it to the final before

4. Neither England nor New Zealand have ever won the ICC World Cup before, whichever side triumphs in this match will be the sixth different team to win the tournament

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5. England are trying to emulate the England women’s ODI side who lifted the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2017 with a dramatic nine-run victory over India at the same venue (Lord’s)

6. England and New Zealand have met twice before in men’s ODIs at Lord’s, the Black Caps winning both previous encounters, a 5-wicket victory in 2013 and a 51-run triumph in 2008

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7. This will be England’s seventh ICC World Cup match at Lord’s, they have won four of their previous six such games but did lose their solitary fixture at this London venue so far in the 2019 edition of the tournament (64-run loss to Australia)

8. New Zealand had won three out of three men’s ODIs at Lord’s before suffering an 86-run loss to Australia at the iconic venue earlier in ICC World Cup 2019

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9. England have played one more match than New Zealand at ICC World Cup 2019 (India vs New Zealand group stage abandoned), yet England have still hit over 1,000 more runs than the Black Caps including 100 more boundary fours and 53 more sixes

10. The team winning the toss has lost four of the last five ICC World Cup finals, Australia’s win over Sri Lanka in 2007 the exception.

11. Only once has the side batting first in an ICC World Cup final scored more than 300 runs (Australia 359/2 vs India, 2003), the highest successful chase in a final was India’s 277/4 vs Sri Lanka in the 2011 final (victory target of 275)

12. Martin Guptill’s first ever ODI in England was a match at Lord’s in May 2013 against England, the opener scored 103 not out in that match before following it up with a knock of 189 not out in Southampton two days later

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13. England duo Jofra Archer and Mark Wood have picked up more wickets from short balls at ICC World Cup 2019 than anyone else; taking 10 and six respectively

14. England’s Jofra Archer has bowled more dot balls (338) than any other bowler at ICC World Cup 2019, third on this list is New Zealand’s Trent Boult (320, Pat Cummins 323)

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15. Ben Stokes (England) is yet to be hit for a six in ICC World Cup 2019, the only one of 59 bowlers to bowl 30+ overs in this edition of the tournament yet to be hit for a maximum

16. Both Jofra Archer (19) and Mark Wood (17) have taken more wickets in ICC World Cup 2019 than any England bowler had ever taken in an edition of the tournament previously (Ian Botham 16 in 1992)

17. In England’s semi-final victory over Australia, Eoin Morgan and Joe Root recorded a 20th 50+ partnership in ODIs, the most of any duo for England (Roy and Bairstow 19, Bell and Cook 19)

18. England have recorded three consecutive opening wicket stands of 100+, only once before (1980) have England managed this in men’s ODIs and they’ve never strung together four such partnerships

19. Kane Williamson has scored more runs (548) at ICC World Cup 2019 than any other player has managed in an edition of the World Cup for New Zealand, Joe Root has set the same record for England (549 runs)

20. Eoin Morgan (England) has struck more sixes (22) at ICC World Cup 2019 than any other player, only Chris Gayle (26 in 2015) has ever hit more in an edition of the tournament

21. Jonny Bairstow (England) needs four more runs to become the seventh player to reach 500 runs at ICC World Cup 2019, Jason Roy needs 74 to reach the same milestone

22. Ross Taylor (987 runs) and Martin Guptill (976) are both vying to become the second player after Stephen Fleming (1,075) to score 1,000 ICC World Cup runs for New Zealand, Kane Williamson requires 119 to reach the same milestone

Head-to-Head (ODIs)

Played 86 (New Zealand won 43, England won 41, Tied 2)

At World Cups

Played 9 (New Zealand won 5, England won 4)