Jos Buttler has won the toss and on expected lines England have elected to bowl. They have left out David Willey, Chris Jordan, Tymal Mills and Phil Salt.
England (Playing XI): Jos Buttler(w/c), Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Afghanistan (Playing XI): Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi(c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Our XI to kick off our World Cup campaign! 🏏🌏🏆
We win the toss and bowl ⚪#T20WorldCup | #England
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) October 22, 2022