Pakistan won the toss and opted to bowl first against Australia in a World Cup match here at the Cooper Associates County Ground on Wednesday. Pakistan made a change in their team from the last match. Shadab missed out as Shaheen Afridi replaced him in the playing XI for this match. Meanwhile, Australia made two changes in their team for this match.
Marcus Stoinis was out with a side-strain and Shaun Marsh came in for him while Kane Richardson replaced Adam Zampa for this match. Playing XI : Pakistan - Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez(w/c), Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir Australia - David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Shaun Marsh, Steven Smith, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson.