The Latest: New Zealand wins toss, bats 1st in final
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Cricket World Cup final (all times local):
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has won the toss and chosen to bat first against England under cloudy, threatening skies at Lord’s.
England captain Eoin Morgan said it would have been a “50/50 call” and was “not at all” disappointed to be bowling first.
Both teams are unchanged from the semifinals.
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Jimmy Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult.
England: Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood.