ENG vs PAK 1st ODI Highlights today Thursday, 7-8-2021 – 1st ODI (D/N), Pakistan tour of England from Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
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Ben Stokes won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Ben Stokes: “We’re a successful team bowling, so just because we’ve got a changed team, we’re not going to change our ways.”
“A strange situation, but to pick a team of this caliber shows we’re in a good place.”
Babar Azam: “We are looking forward to it, we are not worried about match practice, we’ve had ten days in Derby.”
England team: 1 Phil Salt, 2 Dawid Malan, 3 Zak Crawley, 4 James Vince, 5 Ben Stokes (capt), 6 John Simpson (wk) 7 Lewis Gregory, 8 Craig Overton, 9 Brydon Carse, 10 Saqib Mahmood, 11 Matt Parkinson.
Pakistan team: 1 Fakhar Zaman, 2 Imam-ul-Haq, 3 Babar Azam (capt), 4 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 5 Saud Shakeel, 6 Sohaib Maqsood, 7 Shadab Khan, 8 Faheem Ashraf, 9 Hasan Ali, 10 Shaheen Shah Afridi, 11 Haris Rauf.