WI win toss, fielding in 3rd ODI

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – West Indies won the toss and chose to field in the third Digicel One-day International against New Zealand on Wednesday at Warner Park.

West Indies have dropped Lendl Simmons and brought in Johnson Charles to open the batting with Chris Gayle, while New Zealand have replaced leg-spinner Tarun Nethula with left-arm fast-medium bowler Trent Boult.

West Indies lead the five-match series 2-0, following a nine-wicket victory under the Duckworth-Lewis Method in the first Digicel ODI last Thursday at Sabina Park in Jamaica, where they also won the second Digicel ODI by 55 runs last Saturday.


WEST INDIES: Darren Sammy (captain), Chris Gayle, Johnson Charles, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Denesh Ramdin (wicketkeeper), Ravi Rampaul, Sunil Narine

NEW ZEALAND: Kane Williamson (captain), Rob Nicol, Martin Guptill, Daniel Flynn, Tom Latham, B.J. Watling (wicketkeeper), Jacob Oram, Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills, Trent Boult

UMPIRES: Richard Kettleborough (England), Joel Wilson (West Indies)

TV UMPIRE: Richard Illingworth (England)

MATCH REFEREE: Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

RESERVE UMPIRE: Peter Nero (West Indies)

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 05:04