England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd Test Southampton, Predicted XIs
England won the first Test in Manchester by three wickets, chasing 277 in a thrilling finish. The second Test in Southampton was affected by rain and ended in a draw. The third game, also in Southampton, will begin on August 21.
England Team News
England had to rejig their XI due to Stokes' absence. Sam Curran and Zak Crawley came in for Jofra Archer and Stokes, and they could stick to that for the last game.
England probable Playing XI: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Root(c), Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
Pakistan Team News
The only dilemma will be about Fawad Alam's position. If Pakistan decide to give him a longer rope, expect an unchanged XI.
Pakistan probable playing XI: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali(c), Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Yasir Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah
England: Joe Root (C), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, James Bracey, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach
Pakistan: Azhar Ali (C), Babar Azam, Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Imam ul haq, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Usman Shinwari, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah.