England fans have turned out in force to support Eoin Morgan's side in the Cricket World Cup final at Lord's.

The tournament hosts face 2015 finalists New Zealand in the showpiece, with both teams aiming to lift the trophy for the first time.

With England's last appearance in the final coming against Pakistan in 1992, local fans have not missed the chance to show their support.

The prospect of a first World Cup triumph has seen cricket fever grip the nation and several supporters could be seen flocking to the Home of Cricket on Sunday morning ahead of the final.

Fans of both teams could also be seen showing their support in other areas of London, with large groups heading to Trafalgar Square to watch events unfold.

England fans arrive at Lord's for the match
England fans watch the game in Trafalgar Square
 

If England are able to secure victory at the home of cricket, it will complete a remarkable turnaround in the One-day game.

Following the disappointment of exiting the 2015 competition in the first round, the team have enjoyed a change of approach and fortunes which has seen Morgan's men rise to the top of the one-day international rankings.

Despite some disappointing results in the Group Stages, including defeats against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the hosts have found form at the right time and managed impressive wins against the likes of India and Australia to reach the last two.

After a producing a stunning performance to defeat defending champions Australia in the semi-finals, England will be hoping that the final will produce a similar result to their meeting with New Zealand in the Group Stages.

Cricket fans line up outside Lord's, despite the wet conditions
England fans show their support
 

On that occasion, the hosts eased to a 119-run victory after Morgan's side finished 305/8 from their 50 overs before bowling Kane Williamson's team out for just 186.

However, The Black Caps have also showed that they are capable of producing big results when it counts.

Following crucial half-centuries from captain Williamson and Ross Taylor, New Zealand produced their best bowling display of the tournament to successfully defend their 239 total against a strongly-favoured India side, with Matt Henry taking three wickets.

England captain Morgan insisted he isn't expecting an easy game against the 2015 runners-up, but admitted that victory for the hosts could have a huge impact.

New Zealand were also well-represented at the Home of Cricket
 

“I haven’t allowed myself to think about lifting the trophy," he said ahead of the match.

"Sport and cricket in particular is very fickle. If you ever get ahead of yourself, it always seems to bite you in the backside.

“But for us to win it, around the country it would be awesome – great for the game.

"It would be quite iconic and certainly in young kids’ memories if they are watching it at home and we manage to lift the trophy. It would be awesome.”

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