SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates – Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in the first of three limited overs internationals at Sharjah Stadium here on Tuesday.
Australia brought in allrounder Dan Christian in place of left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty from the line-up which beat Afghanistan.
Australia: Michael Clarke (capt), David Warner, George Bailey, Dan Christian, David Hussey, Michael Hussey, Matthew Wade (wkt), Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc
Pakistan: Misbahul Haq (capt), Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal (wkt), Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanveer, Aizaz Cheema, Saeed Ajmal
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZL) and Zameer Haider (PAK)
Tv umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)
Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)