Ahead of Thursday’s World Cup game against India, Taylor spoke to the media.
THE PLAYING ELEVEN
Theres a full 15 to choose from. We cant look too far ahead but there are obviously different permutations if the weather does play a part, be it a reduced game or a 50-over game.
WET WEATHER BLUES
England is a beautiful place, but its not famous for good weather. Theres still a long way to go in this tournament and I am sure theres going to be rained out games. There are times when forecasts have been wrong as well.
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Traditionally, it can favour the batters but I am sure the bowlers are going to have a little bit there. It hasnt seen the sun and we will have to wait and see what happens. But first and foremost, its a great place to play cricket, and I am sure any time we play India at a neutral venue, there will always be more Indian supporters than New Zealand.
TIM SOUTHEE’S FITNESS
He is fine. All 15 are in contention. As I said, with the weather around, we dont want to pre-empt anything, but if there are shortened games and what not, thats something the coach and captain will have to decide at the time, but we havent made a decision on our final 11.