Sport by Press Association 13/07/2019, 4:32 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter England’s cricketers are ready to put the finishing touches to their World Cup final preparations at Lord’s, with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at hand and the biggest audience in a generation waiting. One last training session awaits on Saturday morning and 24 hours later Eoin Morgan and his side will battle New Zealand for the right to call themselves world champions. Neither nation has ever won the men’s World Cup before, guaranteeing a slice of history at HQ, and the hosts have the added incentive of playing in front of a bumper, free-to-air audience for the first time in 14 years. Lift the silverware and Morgan would secure his place in the canon of England’s greatest sporting captains. Assistant coach Paul Collingwood is the only man who has ever led the side to glory in a global tournament – triumphing in the 2010 edition of the World T20 – and cannot think of a better person to share the honour with. “I don’t want to have that tag, I don’t want to be the only England captain to do it,” he told PA. “There’d… Read full this story
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