Hundreds of children flooded across the outfield at the Oval -- across town from Lord's -- to help Eoin Morgan's men celebrate their historic triumph.
The 63-year-old admitted that England put together a complete batting and bowling performance in the semifinal against Australia.
While Eoin Morgan's men are in good form at their home ground, the Kiwis can't be taken casually as they have beaten India to make it to the final game.
Rashid stated that Morgan knows his game inside out and has been with him through 'good and not so good times'.
Despite pressure ahead of the final, England’s ‘enjoy game’ approach makes them favourites in the World Cup.
"It is time for a new voice for the boys," the Australian told media in London.
Many current and former players have predicted that the hosts won't pick up the trophy which they have not been able to lift despite making the final in 1979, 1987 and 1992.
The 43-year-old opening batsman has scored a total of 26,234 first-class runs since making his debut for Somerset in 1993.
Moeen, 32, has played a key role in England's rise to the top of the ODI rankings after they crashed out of the 2015 World Cup in the first round.
The in-form opening batsman has been ruled out of England's match against Afghanistan at Old Trafford on Tuesday and their pool encounter with Sri Lanka at Headingley on Friday.
Joe Root was promoted to open alongside Jonny Bairstow against the West Indies and the Test skipper responded with an unbeaten century.
Pietersen, who played alongside Morgan in the past, heaped praise on the current skipper for transforming the current English side.
Three Lions start favourites in a tournament likely to be dominated by bat but there are questions in bowling that Eoin Morgan & Co must answer before they can dream big.
The England and Wales Cricket Board responded to the report by announcing that Hales, a member of the provisional World Cup squad, had been withdrawn from international duty.
Barbados-born Archer only became qualified for England in March and has played just three ODIs.