Cricket World Cup 2019 LIVE: Batting heavyweights England and Windies clash at Southampton

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England named an unchanged XI for their World Cup clash with the West Indies, with Mark Wood cleared for duty after ankle trouble.

The Durham paceman underwent a morning fitness test at the Hampshire Bowl and was given the green light, meaning all-rounder Moeen Ali sat out for the second match in a row.

The Windies made three alterations – Evin Lewis, Shannon Gabriel, and Andre Russell in for Darren Bravo, Ashley Nurse and Kemar Roach.

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and sent the opposition in, staying with his preference of chasing where possible.

Who will prevail on the biggest stage?

Find out by following the ball-by-ball commentary from Southampton below.

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Cricket World Cup 2019: India v New Zealand abandoned due to rain

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The rain that has blighted the last week of the World Cup was once again to blame for another abandonment as India and New Zealand shared the spoils following a Trent Bridge washout.

This tournament has already set a new World Cup record for games called off, which extended to four in the space of seven days as intermittent rain and a sodden outfield conspired to frustrate those in attendance.

Any hope of play receded as the day progressed but it was not until 3pm – four and a half hours after the scheduled start time – that the teams, who each took a point, shook hands.

Heavy clouds hung in the air when the toss was scheduled to take place at 10am but the sheer volume of rain in the preceding 24 hours meant a 10.30am pitch inspection and a delayed start.

Regular showers hindered the ground staff’s tireless efforts as further inspections were called on an hourly basis until 2.30pm, when it was announced the umpires would survey the scene half an hour later.

But any raised hopes of action were quickly extinguished by yet more rain fall as the match was called off.

New Zealand remain top of the group stage table on seven points, with India, on five, moving up to third.

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Cricket World Cup 2019 LIVE: India and New Zealand face off in top of the table clash in Nottingham

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New Zealand

Two teams with a 100 per cent win record in the 2019 World Cup go head to head at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

New Zealand have convincingly beaten Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and were made to work for two points against Bangladesh. Lockie Ferguson and Jimmy Neesham are in fine form heading into the key fixture.

India are on a rampage, having defeated South Africa and Australia in their first two games. But the Men in Blue are currently without the services of star man Shikhar Dhawan, who was injured during his century against the Kangaroos.

Will Trent Boult fire the Kiwis to a win like he did in the warm-up game, will Virat Kohli lead his team to the top of the table or will rain play spoilsport in this electric tie?

Find out by following the ball-ball-ball commentary from Nottingham below.

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