BIRMINGHAM: Misbah-ul-Haq on Wednesday elected to bowl first towards Alastair Prepare dinner-led England within the third of the 4-Check collection right here.
Coming into the match after a 330-run drubbing at Previous Trafford, the Pakistan Check skipper has made two modifications within the line-up.
Twenty-yr-previous opener Sami Aslam replaces Shan Masood and Wahab Riaz makes means for proper-arm quick-bowler Sohail Khan.
England have been pressured to make a change as Ben Stokes, who pulled his hamstring in the course of the Previous Trafford Check, was changed by Steven Finn.
Pitch and Climate: The picturesque Edgbaston floor has been beneath a heavy cloud cowl over the previous few days, with studies of irregular showers coming in a day in the past.
The final time the 2 Check nations contested within the longer format right here, Pakistan have been bowled out for a paltry seventy two within the first innings that impressed Andrew Strauss-led England to a 9-wicket victory.
England: Alastair Prepare dinner (captain), Alex Hales, Joe Root, James Vince, Gary Ballance, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, James Anderson
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Younus Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir, Sohail Khan, Rahat Ali
This might be England’s five hundredth house Check. This is England’s general residence Check document, a sequence of matches courting again to 1880:
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