Cardiff - New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected
to field against England in the Champions Trophy match at Cardiff on Tuesday.
England made one change from the side that beat Bangladesh
by eight wickets in their Group A opener at the Oval last week, with
leg-spinner Adil Rashid replacing Chris Woakes after the paceman suffered a
tournament-ending side strain.
New Zealand were unchanged from the side that played in a
frustrating no result washout against Australia in their first group match.
"These tournaments are short and sharp and there's no
room for mistakes," Williamson, who made a hundred against Australia, said
after winning the toss.
"We want to be positive, look to attack from ball one
and see where it takes us."
Victory for England on Tuesday would see them into the
semi-finals of a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day
"We'd have bowled first," said England captain
Eoin Morgan after his side were sent into bat in overcast conditions and on a
"We have one change - Adil Rashid comes in for Chris
"Jake Ball takes the new ball today, hopefully he goes
"Ben Stokes is fit to bowl 10 overs, it's the best he's
felt for a long time," added Morgan of the all-rounder, who has been
hampered in his delivery stride by a knee problem.
This match was set to be halted after 30 minutes' play to
observe the national minute's silence at 12:00 in memory of the victims of
Saturday's London terror attack.
Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wkt), Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jake Ball
Martin Guptill, Luke Ronchi (wkt), Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Neil Broom, Jimmy Neesham, Corey Anderson, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult
Umpires: Paul Reiffel (AUS), Bruce Oxenford (AUS)
TV umpire: Rod Tucker (AUS)
Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)