New Zealand gained the toss and selected to bowl versus England
Each males might be straight into the motion at a sunny Sophia Gardens, after Tom Latham gained the toss and selected to bowl first, in New Zealand’s first ODI in opposition to England since their agonising near-miss within the World Cup remaining at Lord’s in July 2019.
New Zealand’s assault might be bolstered by the re-introduction of Kyle Jamieson, who performed in two of the T20Is final week as he continued his return from a again stress fracture, however hasn’t been examined within the 50-over format since April 2022. Trent Boult, nonetheless, won’t characteristic in his first New Zealand match since final November, and nor will Adam Milne, who has reported a good hamstring.
In contrast to Brook, Atkinson – who impressed with 4 wickets on his T20I debut in opposition to the identical opponents final week – has been named in England’s provisional World Cup squad, and so right this moment’s outing is a vital milestone as he continues his fast-tracking as a world cricketer, forward of England’s opening fixture of the event – additionally in opposition to New Zealand at Ahmedabad on October 5.
England: 1 Dawid Malan, 2 Harry Brook, 3 Joe Root, 4 Ben Stokes, 5 Jos Buttler (capt & wk), 6 Liam Livingstone, 7 Chris Woakes, 8 David Willey, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 Gus Atkinson, 11 Reece Topley.
New Zealand: 1 Will Younger, 2 Devon Conway, 3 Henry Nicholls, 4 Daryl Mitchell, 5 Tom Latham (capt & wk), 6 Glenn Phillips, 7 Rachin Ravindra, 8 Kyle Jamieson, 9 Matt Henry, 10 Tim Southee, 11 Lockie Ferguson