World Cup 2019 final venue: Lord’s

World Cup 2019 final venue: Lord’s

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The home of Middlesex cricket, MCC – and, indeed, all cricket – Lord’s is where every aspiring cricketer wants to perform. And what better occasion can be than the World Cup final? As England and New Zealand get ready to battle it out, let us have a look at league matches played here.

Lord’s had a late start in this tournament, well over three weeks after the tournament started. England and New Zealand have played here once each in the tournament; and both were routed convincingly by Australia.

June 23: Pakistan 308/7 in 50 overs beat South Africa 259/9 in 50 overs by 49 runs. Man of the Match: Haris Sohail.

June 25: Australia 285/7 in 50 overs beat England 221 in 44.4 overs by 54 runs. Man of the Match: Aaron Finch.

June 29: Australia 243/9 in 50 overs beat New Zealand 157 in 43.4 overs by 86 runs. Man of the Match: Alex Carey.

July 5: Pakistan 315/9 in 50 overs beat Bangladesh 221 in 44.1 overs by 94 runs. Man of the Match: Shaheen Shah Afridi.

The teams batting first here have won all four matches by convincing margins.

Lord’sThis decadeWorld Cup 2019
Average score (batting first)277288
Average score (chasing)255235
4s/50 overs2424
6s/50 overs33
Balls/wicket (SR)3833