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England wins toss, bowls 1st against Australia

Associated Press logo Associated Press 10/06/2017
England captain Eoin Morgan attends a press conference at Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, Friday June 9, 2017. Australia is facing a must-win game against England on Saturday June 9, 2017, to stay in the Champions Trophy. The world champions have had washouts in their opening two games against New Zealand and Bangladesh. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)(/PA via AP) © The Associated Press England captain Eoin Morgan attends a press conference at Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, Friday June 9, 2017. Australia is facing a must-win game against England on Saturday June 9, 2017, to stay in the Champions Trophy. The world champions have had washouts in their opening two games against New Zealand and Bangladesh. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)(/PA via AP)

BIRMINGHAM, England — England has won the toss and will bowl first against Australia in a Group A match in the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday.

After washouts against New Zealand and Bangladesh, Australia needs a victory to advance to the semifinals alongside the already qualified English, who have won their opening two games.

Both countries have selected unchanged teams.

The match will begin under gray skies. Rain is forecast in the afternoon.

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Lineups:

England: Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Jake Ball, Mark Wood.

Australia: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Steve Smith (captain), Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.

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