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CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat

IANS  |  Cardiff 

won the toss and elected to field against in the first semi-final match of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament at the Sophia Gardens here on Wednesday.

For Pakistan, pacer Mohammad Amir suffered a back spasm and was replaced by Rumman Raees while leg spinner Shadab Khan came in for all rounder Faheem Ashraf.

made one change to their squad replacing batsman Jason Roy with Jonny Bairstow.


Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper/captain), Imad Wasim, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan.

England: Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (captain), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jake Ball.



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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 14:48 IST