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Pakistan opt to bowl against Australia (Toss)

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won the toss and opted to field against in their league clash of the ongoing at the Ground on Wednesday.

have made two changes in their playing eleven as and have been replaced by and meanwhile, made one change as Shadab Khan has been replaced by

At the toss, Sarfaraz Ahmed: We are going to bowl first today. There's a bit of grass and moisture on the pitch, so we need to take advantage of that. Unfortunately we couldn't play the last game, but we practised hard in the last few days so the momentum is very high for us. Shadab Khan will sit out today and comes back in for us. One of our Test umpires (Riazuddin) has passed away, and in honour of him, we're all going to wear black bands today.Aaron Finch: Would've bowled first too. A tinge of green and some moisture in the wicket. In a World Cup, winning so many against doesn't really matter much. We have to wait and see what the wicket plays like. I expect some swing and seam-movement. It depends on the game. bowled really well to us as did is out with a side-strain, comes in for him, and comes in for

Playing XI: Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, (Captain/wicket-keeper), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir

Australia: David Warner, (Captain), Shaun Marsh, Steven Smith, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, (wicket-keeper), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 14:46 IST
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