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Start of Cricket World Cup final delayed by overnight rain

The start of the World Cup final between England and New Zealand has been delayed by 15 minutes due to overnight rain.

The covers are off the pitch at Lord's, however light rain into the morning has slowed preparations for the decider.

The umpires have determined the toss will take place at 10:15am local time, with play to begin a half-hour later.

The Lord's pitch under covers for the start of the Cricket World Cup final
The Lord's pitch under covers for the start of the Cricket World Cup final Source: Photosport