England boast of too much class for New Zealand in WC final: Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has put his money on England to lift their maiden World Cup crown on Sunday, saying New Zealand would find it “exceptionally hard” to beat the hosts in the summit clash. England outplayed five-time champions Australia by eight wickets in the second semifinal in Birmingham on Thursday, and Ponting said his pre-tournament prediction about the home team is coming right. Continue Reading