James Buttler, the Cricket Badger, is watching the World Cup Final on TV at home. Cricket 365’s Oli Fisher is at Lord’s. Here is how England took the trophy as James and Oli react throughout a dramatic day.
This is a bonus. The final World Cup Weekly Podcast for this Cricket World Cup will be out on Tuesday where there will be a full review of the tournament and we unveil the final results on the charity prediction competition.
Jofra Archer has changed the mood if not the scoreline.
Steve Smith out, Marnus Labuschagne in.
Woakes enjoyed Archer v Smith just as much as the rest of us.
The marquee might read England v Australia, but we all know it’s Steve Smith v Jofra Archer
Thankfully, Smith appears to have suffered no lasting damage.
Olly Stone has been ruled out of the rest of the season with a partial lower back stress fracture.
It’ll take a superb spell of bowling or a shambolic batting collapse for either side to win from here.
Click to see Steve Smith’s ‘cat on a hot tin roof’ impression.
“I need more time to think, that’s the honest answer. It’s a big decision, it’s a big commitment.”