World Cup 2019: Ricky Ponting predicts the winner of the ultimate

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Ponting praised each the edges for taking part in some good cricket.

Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting. (Photograph by Alex Davidson/Getty Pictures)

England and New Zealand are at the moment enjoying the ultimate of the 2019 World Cup on the iconic Lord’s. Kane Williamson referred to as it accurately on the toss and selected to bat first with none hesitation. Each the groups defeated the highest two groups within the semi-finals to make it to the title conflict. Whereas many are touting the hosts to be the favourites to elevate the trophy, New Zealand will probably be comfortable to remain underneath the radar and punch above their weight.

They’ve additionally gained the toss which has been very important on this World Cup. However Australia’s assistant coach and the previous captain Ricky Ponting thinks that Eoin Morgan-led England will defy all the chances to win the World Cup on Sunday. Moderately the data are in opposition to the house workforce in the mean time. The workforce sitting within the away dressing room has all the time gained the World Cup remaining at Lord’s and England have misplaced all three finals earlier than whereas chasing itself.

However Ponting is just not bothered about it and is backing the 1992 WC finalists to go all the way in which this time in entrance of their dwelling crowd.

They’d be exceptionally laborious to beat

“I feel England will win. I stated earlier than the match began that I assumed they’d be exceptionally laborious to beat,” he was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au. Curiously, Ricky Ponting was the one to tout England because the favourites and has maintained his stance even now regardless of New Zealand being able to toppling the very best groups within the enterprise.

“I had them because the favourites coming in, nothing adjustments now. New Zealand have achieved amazingly nicely to get into the ultimate and nicely achieved to them,” the 44-year-old additional acknowledged.

So far as the match is anxious, New Zealand have recovered from a gradual begin and are wanting actually good within the center with Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls batting nicely. The duo has introduced up a half-century partnership and the scoring charge has additionally improved considerably.