England win toss, decide to bowl first


England’s skipper Eoin Morgan has won the toss and decided to bowl first against Pakistan in the first ODI of five-match series at The Oval on Wednesday.

“We have a mental edge over them as the last win gave us much-needed confidence,” Morgan said after winning the toss.

Sarfraz, on the other hand, is confident to turn over the things for them as they are looking forward to grabbing this opportunity before the World Cup.

“It is a new day and a different opportunity. We are prepared well and confident to clinch the series prior to the World Cup,” he said.


Pakistan: Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Haris Sohail, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir

England: Johny Bairstow, James Vince, Joy Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Joe Denly, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer