11 Dec 2009

Pakistan win toss in third cricket test

11:38 am on 11 December 2009

Pakistan have won the toss and will bat first in third and deciding cricket test against New Zealand in Napier.

New Zealand have brought in opening batsman BJ Whatling and pace bowler Tim Southee.

Captain Dan Vettori will bat at number 6 with Grant Elliott being left out of the eleven.

Vettori says he would have batted first if he'd won the toss.

New Zealand won the first test by 32 runs and Pakistan won the second by 141 runs.