Misbah loses the toss; England chose to bat in 2nd test
MANCHESTER: England has won the hurl and bats first in the second test being played in Old Trafford.
Britain commander Alastair Cook looked genuinely content with getting the decision. He affirmed that Moeen keeps his place as the sole spinner and Rashid passes up a great opportunity. James Anderson and Ben Stokes returned, as gauge, for Steven Finn and Jake Ball.
Pakistan inscription Misbah-ul-Haq additionally needed to bat however he said it’s a “matter of staying trained whatever you do first”. He affirmed an unaltered Pakistan side.
Pakistan: 1 Mohammad Hafeez, 2 Shan Masood, 3 Azhar Ali, 4 Younis Khan, 5 Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), 6 Asad Shafiq, 7 Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), 8 Wahab Riaz, 9 Mohammad Amir, 10 Rahat Ali, 11 Yasir Shah.
Britain: 1 Alastair Cook (capt), 2 Alex Hales, 3 Joe Root, 4 James Vince, 5 Gary Ballance, 6 Ben Stokes, 7 Jonny Bairstow (wk), 8 Moeen Ali, 9 Chris Woakes, 10 Stuart Broad, 11 James Anderson.