Pakistan's Mohammed Amir celebrates taking the wicket of England's Alex Hales, left, during day one of the Second Test match at Old Trafford, Manchester England Friday July 22, 2016 (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
MANCHESTER, England (AP) England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bat in the second test against Pakistan on Friday.
Fast bowler James Anderson and all-rounder Ben Stokes returned after missing England's first test defeat due to injuries, replacing Steven Finn and Jake Ball.
England also retained off-spinner Moeen Ali as a sole spinner in the playing XI, which meant that leg-spinner Adil Rashid misses out.
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Pakistan kept the same team which won at Lord's by 75 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.
England: Alastair Cook (captain), Alex Hales, Joe Root, Gary Ballance, James Vince, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.
Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Rahat Ali.