World Cup, Eng vs WI: Toss, team news, pitch report, weather

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and opted to bowl against West Indies at Hampshire Bowl in Southampton.

Jofra Archer will play a key role after England won the toss and opted to field.   -  Getty Images

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and opted to bowl against West Indies at Hampshire Bowl in Southampton on Friday.

Team news: West Indies has three changes with Evin Lewis, Andre Russell and Shannon Gabriel coming into the team. England fields the same side.

Pitch report: The pitch had been under covers since yesterday but appears to be hard with now grass.

Weather: There has been lot of rain but today the skies are clear. It's bright and sunny.

Quotes:

Eoin Morgan: The wicket has been under covers for last 24 hours. There has been a lot of rain around and we feel there would be some moisture on it.

Jason Holder: Opportunity for our guys to get some runs first. There is a lot at stake. We guys have planned well for this game and we are up for it. It is a matter of adapting to particular individuals on that day.

Playing XIs:

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood.

West Indies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder (capt), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Oshane Thomas.