The Guardian – 12.21pm EDT
12:21

New Zealand have won the toss and elected to bat

I doubt England mind too much.

Summary

  • 12.21pm EDT12:21New Zealand have won the toss and elected to batI doubt England mind too much.
  • 12.17pm EDT12:17Earlier today, New Zealand mashed up South Africa, chasing down 148 in 15.2 overs.
  • But, for now at least, there is still a hierarchy, and England are just about at its top.
  • These teams will meet in Sunday’s final regardless of what happens today, though do not expect them to ease off; that is not what is done, and there is smack to be laid down.
  • Play: 5.40pm BST Updatedat 12.11pm EDT


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