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New Zealand win toss and bat first
January 30, 2007 10:25 IST
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first in their tri-series one-day international against England at the WACA in Perth on Tuesday.
New Zealand made two changes to the team that lost to Australia by eight runs in Perth on Sunday with fast bowlers Shane Bond and James Franklin replacing Mark Gillespie and Kyle Mills.
England retained the same side that lost to Australia by nine wickets in Adelaide on Friday with Michael Vaughan, James Anderson and Jon Lewis again ruled out with injuries.
New Zealand - Stephen Fleming (captain), Lou Vincent, Peter Fulton, Ross Taylor, Craig McMillan, Jacob Oram, Brendon McCullum, Daniel Vettori, James Franklin, Shane Bond, Jeetan Patel.
England: Andrew Flintoff (captain), Mal Loye, Ed Joyce, Ian Bell, Andrew Strauss, Paul Collingwood, Paul Nixon, Jamie Dalrymple, Liam Plunkett, Chris Tremlett, Monty Panesar.