- West Indies won the toss and elected to field
- Under a decision made by the ICC Chief Executives' Committee on June 30th 2004, "all future Test and ODI matches that are abandoned without a ball being bowled shall be included in the records provided the toss has taken place."
Stephen Fleming has brushed aside the criticism against his captaincy during the Tests on the recent tour to England
There haven't been many moments in New Zealand's cricket history when there has been the chance to believe, firmly, that when the side takes the field its prospects of victory are better than 50%
Daniel Vettori gave a virtuoso exhibition of the left-arm spinner's art, and rifled in throws with the accuracy of a knife-thrower as New Zealand romped to a 107-run victory over West Indies in the final of the NatWest Series at Lord's
It's not every day that a team reaches a final, even when it's the final of a three-team tournament
One of the more interesting facts to brighten up tomorrow's climax to what has been a weather-hit and largely uninspiring NatWest Series is it will be the first time New Zealand have played a one-day international at Lord's