Toss: England won the toss and opt to bat first in the 2nd Test

Jake Ball and Steven Finn miss out from the starting XI. Anderson and Stokes makes their way into the playing XI for England.  

Pakistan on the other side playing with the unchanged eleven from the 1st test, as they see no reason to chop and change their playing XI

England (Playing XI): Alastair Cook(c), Alex Hales, Joe Root, James Vince, Gary Ballance, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow(w), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

Pakistan (Playing XI): Mohammad Hafeez, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed(w), Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Yasir Shah, Rahat Ali