Toss Australia selected to bat v Pakistan
Aaron Finch received the toss for the primary time this collection, and determined to set Pakistan a goal. On a barely greener pitch than typical in Abu Dhabi, Australia will look to seal the collection on the earliest alternative, after having thumped Pakistan within the first two video games.
Finch mentioned he believed the type of the top-order batsmen meant they might go concerning the innings with confidence and function, and hopefully put up an above-par complete. The Australians make two fast-bowling adjustments to their facet, with Nathan Coulter-Nile and the injured Jhye Richardson lacking out, and Pat Cummins and Jason Behrendorff coming again in.
Pakistan continued to offer the youthful, fringe gamers recreation time, although for the primary time this collection, no participant is on debut. Faheem Ashraf has flown house, which has compelled Pakistan to bat with an extended tail than typical, with Yasir Shah coming in at No. eight. The opposite participant to overlook out is Mohammad Abbas, with Usman Shinwari and Junaid Khan getting their first video games of the collection.
That is the one recreation of the collection in Abu Dhabi, with the collection transferring to Dubai for the ultimate two video games.
Pakistan: 1 Imam-ul-Haq, 2 Shan Masood, three Umar Akmal, four Haris Sohail, 5 Shoaib Malik (capt), 6 Mohammad Rizwan (wk), 7 Imad Wasim, eight Junaid Khan 9 Yasir Shah, 10 Usman Shinwari, 11 Mohammad Hasnain
Australia: 1 Usman Khawaja 2 Aaron Finch (capt) three Peter Handscomb four Shaun Marsh 5 Marcus Stoinis 6 Glenn Maxwell 7 Alex Carey (wk) eight Pat Cummins 9 Jason Behrendorff 10 Nathan Lyon 11 Adam Zampa