New Zealand's Nicholls declared fit for World Cup 2019 final

A hamstring injury prevented him from fielding against India, but Henry Nicholls is fit to face England in the Cricket World Cup final.

New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls   -  Getty Images

New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls has been passed fit to face England in the Cricket World Cup final at Lord's on Sunday.

Nicholls sustained a hamstring injury in the thrilling win over India in the last four and did not field in the second half of that match at Old Trafford.

However, the Black Caps announced on Saturday that the left-hander had taken a full part in training and would be available for the decider against the tournament host.

 

Nicholls' three outings at this World Cup have produced scores of 8, 0 and 28 as he, Martin Guptill and Colin Munro have all struggled for form atop the New Zealand order.