SHARJAH: Pakistan have won the toss and decided to bat first against Australia in the second One-Day International game that is being played today (Sunday) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik will be seen as captain in this series as skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has been rested owing to consecutive games.
The 16-member national squad mostly consists of youngsters.
Only one change has been made in the team as Muhammad Amir has been replaced by Muhammad Hasnain for the match.
With the Pakistan Super League (PSL) wrapping up at the beginning of March, the youngster-studded Pakistani team will enter the series with high spirits.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Australian team has a lead in the five matches ODI series as they lead the tournament by 1-0.