Australia dropped paceman Mitchell Johnson and allrounder Cameron White.
Spinner Brad Hogg was recalled along with allrounder Shane Watson.
Australia: Ricky Ponting (capt), Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden, Brad Hodge, Michael Clarke, Shane Watson, Mike Hussey, Brad Hogg, Nathan Bracken, Brett Lee, Glenn McGrath.
England: Andrew Flintoff (capt) Mal Loye, Paul Collingwood, Ed Joyce, Ian Bell, Andrew Strauss, Jamie Dalrymple, Paul Nixon, Liam Plunkett, Sajid Mahmood, Monty Panesar.
Umpires: Asad Rauf (PAK) Daryl Harper (AUS), Third umpire: Bob Parry (AUS)
Match referee: Mike Procter (RSA)