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England turn to Bairstow for Champions Trophy semi-final against Pakistan

• Yorkshireman Jonny Bairstow to replace Jason Roy as opener in only change
• ODI captain Eoin Morgan praises batsman’s ‘relentless attitude’

Eoin Morgan has tipped the “relentless attitude” of Jonny Bairstow to come to the fore on Wednesday as England make one change to their batting lineup for the Champions Trophy semi-final with Pakistan in Cardiff.

The England captain stopped short of naming his XI before a toss he admitted he hopes to lose – a reused pitch at Sophia Gardens is behind that – but could do little to play down the fact Jason Roy has been dropped after the misfiring opener played a minimal part in a training session and Bairstow was the first batsman in the nets.

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