SHARJAH (Staff Report) – Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday decided to bat first against England in third ODI game of four-match series at Sharjah cricket stadium.

Speaking on the occasion Azhar Ali said that leg-break bowler Yasir Shah was not playing the game due to injury and Zafar Gohar would make debut in his place.

The four-match ODI series remains 1-1 after two teams won one match each in the first two games.

Both teams are scheduled to play final game of ODI series on November 20.

The ODI series will be followed by three-match T20 series. The T20 games will be played on November 26, 27 and 30.


JJ Roy, AD Hales, JE Root, EJG Morgan*, JC Buttler, JWA Taylor, MM Ali, CR Woakes, AU Rashid,DJ Willey, RJW Topley


Azhar Ali*, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Anwar Ali, Wahab Riaz, Zafar Gohar, Mohammad Irfan

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