England, who’re the defending champions, have by no means gained back-to-back World Cups. After shedding their opening three matches, Knight and Co staged a sensational comeback to qualify for the semifinals, the place they beat South Africa.
“I believe successful will imply extra after the beginning we had on this competitors and having the ability to flip it round will probably be exceptional actually, so that will make it much more particular if we are able to do it tomorrow,” Knight mentioned on the pre-match press convention.
Extra historical past will probably be made if they’ll beat their biggest rivals, as England bid to turn out to be the primary crew within the Women’s World Cup historical past to lose their opening three video games and nonetheless declare the trophy.
“And back-to-back (titles), now we have a possibility to make historical past being the primary England crew to do this and that is such an thrilling factor.”
“Simply being concerned in World Cup finals is what you set your stall out as a participant, what you attempt so exhausting for, what you wish to be concerned in, so there’s big pleasure within the group.”
Knight emphasised that England’s calm method helped them come by way of 4 must-win video games to advance from the group stage however insisted nobody will probably be too relaxed in Christchurch.
“I do not assume anybody is not going to be fired up for a World Cup last. It’s what you dream of taking part in in, the video games which are a very powerful in your profession and the video games that you simply wish to take pleasure in and convey your finest.”