ENG v NZ: Brook and Malan open together in first ODI after minor Bairstow and Roy injuries
England named a new-look ODI XI for their first game of the series against New Zealand, with Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy sidelined through injuries.
England’s XI for the first ODI vs New Zealand: Harry Brook, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (c), Liam Livingstone, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Gus Atkinson, Reece Topley.
Harry Brook and Dawid Malan form a new look opening partnership as England start their run-in to the World Cup. Brook was added to the squad earlier this week after impressing in the T20I series. Bairstow picked up a minor injury to his shoulder in the fourth T20I against New Zealand last week, while Roy suffere