PESHAWAR: Pakistan has won the toss and opted to bat first against Australia in the second match of the two-test series between between the two teams in Abu Dhabi today.

The first match of the series in Dubai ended in a draw and the fate of the series will be decided in the second match. Pakistan has a bit of advantage in the second game given their good performance in the first match, but they may be on their toes as Australia showed remarkable fight and salvaged a draw.

Pakistan squad: Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Usman Salahuddin, Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Bilal Asif, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Faheem Ashraf, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Hafeez.

Australia squad: Tim Paine (c), Ashton Agar, Brendan Doggett, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Jon Holland, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitch Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Michael Neser, Matthew Renshaw, Peter Siddle, Mitchell Starc.