Kenya win toss, elect to bat against NZ

Chennai: Kenya captain Jimmy Kamande won the toss and elected to bat first in their opening Group A match against New Zealand in the cricket World Cup here today.

New Zealand have not included pacer Kyle Mills in the playing XI and Hamish Bennett and Tim Southee would be the two frontline pacers for them.


New Zealand: Daniel Vettori (c), H Bennett, J Franklin, M Guptill, B McCullum, N McCullum, J Oram, J Ryder, T Southee, S Styris, R Taylor.

Kenya: J Kamande, S Ngoche, A Obanda, C Obuya, N Odhiambo, T Odoyo, E Otieno, M Ouma, R Patel, S Tikolo, S Waters.