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ABU DHABI (Staff Report) – England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and decided to bat in the second day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.


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England remained unchanged from the first game which they lost by six wickets in the first game – also in Abu Dhbai – on Wednesday.

Pakistan made two changes as they bring in Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Rizwaz for Bilal Asif and Younis Khan.

Younis retired from one-day cricket after the first match. The 25-year-old Iftikhar is playing his first match for Pakistan.

Teams:

Pakistan: Azhar Ali (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Irfan

England: Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler, Alex Hales, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, James Taylor, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes.