England win toss, opt to field against West Indies

England win toss, opt to field against West Indies

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Southampton, June 14: England won the toss and opted to field against West Indies here at the Rose Bowl stadium on Friday.England are coming into the game on the back of a convincing win over Bangladesh in their last league stage match in the World Cup 2019.

On the other hand, West Indies' last encounter was called off due to rain when they looked in a comfortable position early on against South Africa.

England have come up with the same team from their last match while West Indies, however, have three changes, Andre Russell, Evin Lewis and Shannon Gabriel come into playing XI.

West Indies playing XI: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmeyer, Jason Holder (capt), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas.

England playing XI: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood. (UNI)