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Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl against Australia in series decider

02 Apr, 2022
The teams made one change each from the second match -- with Pakistan bringing in batter Asif Ali for Saud Shakil and Australia including pacer Jason Behrendorff in place of spinner Mitchell Swepson. PCB
The teams made one change each from the second match -- with Pakistan bringing in batter Asif Ali for Saud Shakil and Australia including pacer Jason Behrendorff in place of spinner Mitchell Swepson. PCB

Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and sent Australia in to bat Saturday in the third and final day-night international in Lahore.

The three-match series is tied at 1-1 after Australia won the first ODI by 88 runs and Pakistan the second by six wickets — both played in Lahore.

The teams made one change each from the second match -- with Pakistan bringing in batter Asif Ali for Saud Shakil and Australia including pacer Jason Behrendorff in place of spinner Mitchell Swepson.

Teams Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-Ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Zahid Mahmood, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Asif Ali.

Australia: Aaron Finch (captain), Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Ben McDermott, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa.

Umpires: Alem Dar (PAK) and Rashid Riaz (PAK) Tv umpire: Ahsan Raza (PAK)

Match referee: Mohammad Javed Malik (PAK)