LIVE: ENGLAND vs PAKISTAN, 3rd TEST, DAY1, PAK ELECTED TO BOWL

TOSS: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl

Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bowl on a track that should assist a lot to the seamers. It was a good toss to win for the Pakistani captain, his seamers exploit the England’s top order batsman. 

Sohail Khan replaces Wahab Riaz in the starting XI, and also comes in Pakistani left-handed batsman Sami Aslam.

Steven Finn comes back in England’s starting XI by replacing the injured Ben Stokes. Both the team are eager to take the lead in the Test series. 

Misbah: "We feel there's some moisture in the pitch and we'll hope to expect loot it"

Cook: "It's an interesting call by Pakistan. We would have batted first if we had won the toss"
Teams:

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

 

Pakistan (Playing XI): Mohammad Hafeez, Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed(w), Yasir Shah, Mohammad Amir, Sohail Khan, Rahat Ali

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