Lord's - Australia won the toss and opted to bat first in the second Ashes
test against England in overcast conditions at Lord's on Thursday.
England named an unchanged team after winning the first test of the five-match series in Cardiff by 169 runs.
included wicketkeeper Peter Nevill in place of Brad Haddin, who misses
the game for personal reasons. Nevill makes his test debut at the age
All-rounder Mitchell Marsh was preferred to the more experienced Shane Watson.
- Alastair Cook (captain), Adam Lyth, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Joe
Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad,
Mark Wood, James Anderson
Australia - David Warner, Chris Rogers,
Steve Smith, Michael Clarke (captain), Adam Voges, Mitchell Marsh, Peter
Nevill (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh
Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon