Sport by Press Association July 14, 2019, 10:19 am Updated: July 14, 2019, 10:25 am Send us a story Sign up to our Sport newsletter 10.15 New Zealand win the toss New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and has decided to bat first. That follows the trend of the tournament but also offers England the chance to replicate the brilliant start they made with the new ball against Australia. The hosts have named an unchanged XI for the fourth game in a row, meaning Liam Plunkett retains his place in a seam-heavy attack at the expense of spin-bowling all-rounder Moeen Ali. Their opponents have also kept faith with their semi-final winning side, Henry Nicholls having passed a fitness test. WELCOME TO TODAY’S LIVE BLOG England face New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s, where both teams are looking to win a maiden title. Eoin Morgan’s side booked their place in the showpiece with a thumping win over Australia, while New Zealand’s stunning bowling performance saw them overcome India in the other semi-final. Overnight rain means the start has been delayed by 15 minutes, but this final will soon be under way.