Birmingham - New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and elected to
field against England in the first one-day international at Edgbaston on
England, looking to revive their one-day fortunes after a wretched
first-round exit at this year's World Cup that included an eight-wicket
thrashing by New Zealand, gave an ODI debut to Kent batsman Sam
They decided to open with the hard-hitting duo of Alex Hales and Jason Roy, while leg-spinner Adil Rashid was also included.
Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor, Northamptonshire all-rounder
David Willey and Durham paceman Mark, all in England's squad, failed to
make the XI.
World Cup finalists New Zealand gave a debut to spin bowling all-rounder Mitchell Santner.
They also included left-arm paceman Mitchell McClenaghan, who helped
the Mumbai Indians win this season's Twenty20 Indian Premier League,
with Tim Southee rested.
This day/night fixture was the first of a five-match series and came
after England and New Zealand shared a two-match Test series 1-1.
Eoin Morgan (captain), Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Sam Billings, Adil Rashi, Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett, Steven Finn
Brendon McCullum (captain), Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Mitchell Santner, Luke Ronchi, Nathan McCullum, Matt Henry, Mitchell McClenaghan, Trent Boult
Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (AUS), Michael Gough (ENG)
TV umpire: Steve Davis (AUS)
Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)