Eight nations arrived in England and Wales to scramble to the throne of ODI supremacy but only two, England and New Zealand, have been left standing before the dust finally settles at Lord's on Monday.

Trying to tame wickets, that just refused to play ball, has been challenging but whoever grasps the script correctly will become the 2019 ICC World Cup champions although cricket will be the winner.

Move over girls who follow the Netball World Cup at Liverpool because this star-studded all-boys cast set for the stage at Lord's in London at the weekend requires a