By Ian Ladyman for MailOnline
Published: 21:39 BST, 12 July 2019 | Updated: 21:39 BST, 12 July 2019
It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's Ian Ladyman reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold ahead of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final.
One of the images of the World Cup has to be Australia’s Steve Smith staring open-mouthed as Roy launched yet another six over the ropes at Edgbaston.
England struck 69 sixes in the five World Cups before this one. In this tournament alone they have bludgeoned 74.
Jason Roy's innings on Thursday left Australia's Steve Smith open-mouthed at Edgbaston
It wasn’t the ball that Archer delivered to dislodge Alex Carey’s helmet that said so much about England’s new quick bowler, but the way he reacted.
While team-mates gathered around the Aussie to check his welfare, Archer retreated to stand silently with his arms folded. There is plenty of time for tea and sympathy — and it is after the game, not in the middle of it.
New Zealand’s progress to