New Zealand bats first against Australia at World Twenty20

DHARAMSALA, India (AP) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss against Australia and opted to bat first in their World Twenty20 Group 2 game on Friday.

New Zealand made one change to the side that stunned tournament favorite India by 47 runs in their opening game at Nagpur, bringing in left-arm seam bowler Mitchell McClenaghan for offspinner Nathan McCullum.

World Cup champion Australia went in without Aaron Finch but played left-arm spin allrounder Ashton Agar.

This is the first T20 between them in six years.



Australia: Usman Khawaja, Shane Watson , Steven Smith (captain), David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, James Faulkner, Peter Nevill, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter-Nile.

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (captain), Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Mitchell Santner, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell MClenaghan, Ish Sodhi.