Australia's Aaron Finch (L) walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal during the second one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Australia and New Zealand at the Cazalys Stadium in Cairns on 8 September 2022.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to bowl in the second one-day international against Australia in Cairns on Thursday.

Aaron Finch's Australia won a thrilling opening clash in the three-match series on Tuesday by two wickets, with man-of-the-match Cameron Green steering the hosts home with a career-best 89.

All-rounder Green suffered from cramps during his knock and was ruled out of match two, with Sean Abbott replacing him in the only change for Australia.

New Zealand have won their last five one-day international series, including a recent 2-1 triumph in the West Indies, and must win on Thursday to keep that streak alive.

They also made one change with Tim Southee in for Lockie Ferguson.

"For us it's just about making some small improvements... and try and execute our plans and keep it nice and simple," said Williamson.


Aaron Finch (capt), David Warner, Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Sean Abbott, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

New Zealand

Martin Guptill, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Michael Bracewell, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

Umpires: Paul Wilson (AUS), Rod Tucker (AUS)

TV umpire: Paul Reiffel

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)