TRENT BRIDGE: Joe Root and skipper Eoin Morgan assist England shut 351 runs with 9 dismissals as Pakistan seeks to keep away from a whitewash in a barely improved bowling and fielding efficiency in fifth and remaining in the future worldwide at Trent Bridge.
Root, 84 and Morgan, 76 took stand in opposition to Inexperienced Shirts with quick bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi claiming 4 wickets. He was adopted by spinner Imad Wasim with Three dismissals, with Mohammad Hasnain and Hassan Ali every getting one wicket.
England, of their remaining match earlier than the World Cup hosts and favourites announce their 15-man squad for the match, made 4 modifications to the aspect that beat Pakistan by three wickets of their series-clinching win within the fourth ODI at Trent Bridge on Friday.
Morgan returned after serving a one-game ban for a gradual over-rate with back-up batsman and leg-spinner Joe Denly lacking out.
Jason Roy, recent from a century at Trent Bridge made whereas his child daughter was struggling with sickness, was omitted with fellow opener Jonny Bairstow returning on his Yorkshire residence floor.
In the meantime England additionally made modifications to their fast-bowling line-up, with Chris Woakes and David Willy returning instead of Mark Wooden — who has performed only one recreation this collection — and Jofra Archer.
“We’re seeking to bat first to copy dropping the toss within the World Cup,” mentioned Morgan on the toss.
“We don’t need our two fast bowlers, Mark Wooden and Jofra Archer, enjoying two video games in three days so we’re resting them right this moment.”
Pakistan, in search of their first victory in a collection the place they’re presently 3-Zero behind, made two modifications to their aspect.
Abid Ali got here in for opener Imam-ul-Haq, who suffered a painful blow whereas batting at Trent Bridge and Shaheen Shah Afridi changed fellow quick bowler Junaid Khan.
That meant there was once more no place for left-arm quick bowler Mohammad Amir, who has been struggling with rooster pox.
England: Jonny Bairstow, James Vince, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (capt), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wkt), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Tom Curran, Adil Rashid
Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt/wkt), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain
with enter from AFP.