Full match expected

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has won the toss and opted to bowl in the third Twenty20 match at Eden Park in Auckland.

Two changes have been made to the BLACKCAPS starting XI, with Michael Bates coming in for  Kyle Mills who isn’t with the team due to a stomach bug and Jesse Ryder also promoted to the side in place of Colin de Grandhomme who will be 12th man for the match.

Anaru Kitchen has been called in as 13th man to field if required. Play is set to start at 7:10pm, with a full twenty overs expected.

Brendon McCullum (c)  – 42
Michael Bates - 51
Doug Bracewell – 34
James Franklin – 70
Martin Guptill – 31
Ronnie Hira – 46
Nathan McCullum – 15
Rob Nicol – 28
Jesse Ryder – 77
Tim Southee – 38
Kane Williamson – 22

Colin de Grandhomme – 71

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