England vs New Zealand free live stream: Cricket World Cup final – talkSPORT coverage, TV channel and team news

England take on New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final this weekend after both teams claimed stunning semi-final victories.

England destroyed Australia, who finished second in the group stage and comfortably beat them two weeks previously, with an eight-wicket win.

England take on New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final

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England take on New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final

The Black Caps, meanwhile, pulled off a memorable victory, knocking out round-robin winners India with an incredible Martin Guptill run-out of MS Dhoni proving the highlight.

England and New Zealand have never claimed World Cup glory before but both have tasted defeat in the final.

Now, one side will secure their first trophy on the biggest stage as this summer’s brilliant tournament comes to a thrilling finale.

England vs New Zealand: Date and start time

The final will take place on Sunday, June 14 and will commence at 10.30am – 9.30pm in New Zealand – with the toss at 10am.

It will be held at the home of cricket – Lords. England and New Zealand both suffered defeats to Australia at the famous stadium during the group phase.

England vs New Zealand: On talkSPORT

There will be extended coverage of the final on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 and fans will have the chance to talk to ex-England fast bowler and Ashes winner Steve Harmison about the game afterwards.

To tune into our updates throughout the day, click here of the live stream or click the radio player below.

England vs New Zealand: TV channel and live stream

The final will broadcast on both Sky and Channel 4.

Coverage will begin on Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky 1 from 9am.

On terrestrial TV, coverage will begin on Channel 4 at 9am, before switching to More4 from 1.10pm to make way for the British Grand Prix, and then returning to Channel 4 at 4.45pm.

It will also be available to live stream on Sky Go and All 4.

Channel 4 is FREE for all UK viewers with a TV licence while Sky 1 is also free for Sky TV subscribers, including those without Sky Sports.

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England vs New Zealand: What has been said?

England captain Eoin Morgan believes Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand is “the culmination of four years of hard work and dedication”.

He said: “It means a huge amount to me and to everybody in the changing room.


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“It’s the culmination of four years of hard work and dedication, a lot of planning. It presents a big opportunity to go and try to win the World Cup.

“The support we have had has been unquestionable, as a team that makes you feel lucky to be a part of the team with that sort of support.

“This presents a huge opportunity to sell the game on a huge platform, it’s going all around the country.”

Kane WIlliamson and New Zealand face England in the Cricket World Cup final

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Kane WIlliamson and New Zealand face England in the Cricket World Cup final

England vs New Zealand: Team news

England squad

Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

New Zealand squad

Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Blundell (wk), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

England are looking to win the Cricket World Cup for the first time

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England are looking to win the Cricket World Cup for the first time

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