London - Australia won the toss and chose to bat first in the fifth and final Ashes Test against England at The Oval on Wednesday
England, 3-0 up in the series, handed test debuts to all-rounder Chris Woakes and 24-year-old left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan.
Woakes replaced the injured Tim Bresnan and Kerrigan was preferred to out-of-form batsman Jonny Bairstow.
Australia, who have not won in their last eight tests, brought in all-rounder James Faulkner and fast bowler Mitchell Starc for batsman Usman Khawaja and seamer Jackson Bird.
England: Alastair Cook (captain), Joe Root, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, Matt Prior, Chris Woakes, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, Simon Kerrigan, James Anderson.
Australia: Chris Rogers, David Warner, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (captain), Steve Smith, Brad Haddin, James Faulkner, Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon – Reuters