The unchanged England won the toss again and chose to bat first in the 2nd ODIs being played at Abu Dhabi on Friday, Nov 13, 2015.
England’s captain Eoin Morgan wants to perform better after losing the first ODI; he said after the toss; “We need to stay true to what we do as a team, especially as a batting unit. We let ourselves down in the first game.”
The seamers did better than predicted but it is the same pitch and hopefully our spinners will perform better today,” he added.
Two changes in the Pakistan team that beat England in the first ODI Iftikhar Ahmed replaced the retired legend Younis Khan’s. Mohammad Rizwan is back in the squad after he went home for the birth of his first child.
When latest reports came in the England score was 248/2 in 44.0 overs. They are expected to put up a score of 300 plus as they have wickets in hand. Follow live scores and commentary here.
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The squads are as below:
Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah and Mohammad Irfan.
England: Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan, James Taylor, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, David Willey and Reece Topley.