OVAL: The final battle between Pakistan and England has begun at the Oval, as later elected to bat first after winning the toss. TheNewsTribe.com has brought Live Streaming for you.
England have decided to go unchanged as Pakistan bring in new weapon into the arsenal.
All-rounder Iftikhar Ahmed has been given debut match in place of Mohammad Hafeez, who was hurting visitors with poor form and fielding.
Some trouble for Pakistan as their key swing bowler, Rahat Ali has been left out due to knee injury at the eleventh hour.
Wahab Riaz has been brought back to the squad to fill his shoe.
There was lot of talking before the big game.
Pakistan captain Misbah ul Haq has asked its team mates to come up with their best to settle scores with England.
He urged his bowlers to go back to reverse-swing to unsettle England’s ‘Root(s)’.
Headcoach Mickey Arthur was of the similar opinion, calling for its boys to wake up their ‘warrior instinct’ and run through dicey England in the final battle.
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Here is the final eleven:
Pakistan 1 Azhar Ali, 2 Sami Aslam, 3 Asad Shafiq, 4 Younis Khan, 5 Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), 6 Iftikhar Ahmed, 7 Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), 8 Yasir Shah, 9 Wahab Riaz, 10 Mohammad Amir, 11 Sohail Khan
England 1 Alastair Cook (capt), 2 Alex Hales, 3 Joe Root, 4 James Vince, 5 Gary Ballance, 6 Jonny Bairstow (wk), 7 Moeen Ali, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 Stuart Broad, 10 Steven Finn, 11 James Anderson