Pakistan choose to bowl first in World Cup showdown against AustraliaArchive
Pakistan Captain Sarfraz Ahmed on Wednesday chose to bowl first in the 17th match, of the World Cup being played at Taunton.
"A bit of grass, looks like a green pitch, with a bit of moisture," Sarfraz said while commenting on his choice.
"Unfortunately we didn't play the last game, but worked hard with lots of practice," he added.
Aaron Finch, the Australian captain said that he would have chosen to bowl first too.
"In one-off games in different conditions, you expect to come up against the best. It'll have to be wait-and-see what the wicket does first-up."
Zampa sits out, as does Nathan Lyon.
Shadab rests for Pakistan, while Shaheen Afridi comes in.