England won the toss and elected to bat in the first test match against Pakistan at Trent Bridge which is being played from today 29th July 2010.
During lunch time England were 103 for 2,
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England captain Andrew Strauss feels the pitch looks good for batting and getting runs on the board is the best way to put pressure on Pakistan, despite the overcast conditions.
Interestingly, Salman Butt says Pakistan would have batted first as well, on a dry-looking pitch.
After two T20′s and Two tests against Australia, Pakistan will play 4 tests and 5 ODis against England.
Pakistan have one just one test in its last five, where as England have won 4 out of last five tests.
Kevin Pietersen’s form will be one of the key features of the series against Pakistan
eng vs pak
England : 1 Andrew Strauss (capt), 2 Alastair Cook, 3 Jonathan Trott, 4 Kevin Pietersen, 5 Paul Collingwood, 6 Eoin Morgan, 7 Matt Prior (wk), 8 Graeme Swann, 9 Stuart Broad, 10 James Anderson, 11 Steven Finn.
Pakistan : 1 Salman Butt (capt), 2 Imran Farhat, 3 Azhar Ali, 4 Umar Amin, 5 Umar Akmal, 6 Shoaib Malik, 7 Kamran Akmal (wk), 8 Mohammad Aamer, 9 Umar Gul, 10 Danish Kaneria, 11 Mohammad Asif.