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Cricket: Williamson wins toss, New Zealand bat in final against England


LONDON (Reuters) - New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat in the final of the Cricket World Cup against England which will produce a new 50-overs champion at the Lord’s on Sunday.

Morning drizzle, which had forced covers on the pitch, delayed start of the match by 15 minutes and the sky was still overcast at the time of the toss.

“We’ll bat first, it’s a tough decision,” Williamson said.

“It’s a bat-first surface but if you look above, it adds confusion. The semi-final was a really good game of cricket and ...


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