BAL Vs CEP Dream11 : Balochistan and Central Punjab look to get their second win in succession today in the day’s second encounter
We are still only in the early exchanges of the Pakistan T20 Cup but a win takes paramount importance for both of our opponents of the day. It lies down squarely to the way these two have rummaged their way in the opening part of the league with both enduring seasons completely akin to each other till now.
Both of Balochistan and Central Punjab began their league with a defeat before eventually managing to emerge with a win in their ensuing encounter. Level on points ahead of today’s impending clash, either side will be looking to get its second of the season and make an early headway into qualifying for the ensuing round.
Balochistan began this edition of the Pakistan T20 Cup with a seven wickets rout after their batting unit fell apart and lost its way to put on a mere 141 runs on the scoreboard. Things however massively improved for them in the proceeding encounter as the side were quick to rectify their mistakes and work upon the glaring holes, piling on a colossal 233-6 before restricting their opponents at 180 to clinch a profound 53 run win.
Elsewhere, Central Punjab have had no qualms in the batting department with the side imbedding in place exquisite performances with the bat. Unfortunately for them, the side has failed on the bowling front, failing to defend 190 in the first encounter before shipping in 223 in their second clash. The batting unit came to rescue a lacklustre bowling unit, pulling off the most sublime chase till now this season, a perfectly crafted and fathomed travail of what looked set to be a score beyond their reach.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
The matches held in the night have seen high scoring encounters with the surface staying the same across the 40 overs especially when the track is a new one. The side winning the toss will be looking to come out and filed on this surface.
Probable Playing 11
Imam-ul-Haq, Awais Zia, Hussain Talat, Haris Sohail (C), Imran Farhat, Bismillah Khan (WK), Amad Butt, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Asghar, Umar Gul, Akif Javed
Babar Azam (C), Ahmed Shehzad, Kamran Akmal (WK), Umar Akmal, Rizwan Hussain, Bilal Asif, Fahim Ashraf, Naseem Shah, Saad Naseem, Waqas Maqsood, Usman Qadir
Shpageeza Cricket League 2019
Report Match: Balochistan Vs Central Punjab
Date And Time: 16th October, Wednesday- 6:00pm IST
Venue: Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
- Hussain Talat, Haris Sohail, Amad Butt, Yasir Shah
- Ahmed Shehzad, Rizwan Hussain, Naseem Shah, Usman Qadir
Top 4 Batting Order
- Imam-ul-Haq, Awais Zia, Hussain Talat, Haris Sohail
- Babar Azam, Ahmed Shehzad, Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal
- Imam-ul-Haq, Haris Sohail
- Ahmed Shehzad, Rizwan Hussain
Death Overs Bowlers
- Yasir Shah, Mohammad Asghar
- Waqas Maqsood, Usman Qadir
BAL Vs CEP Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
With 50 runs for his side in their bygone encounter, Balochistan’s Bismillah Khan is picked up by us in this facet. The wicket-keeper is a steady bat, someone who will be integral to the side’s cause of a win on a pristine batting surface.
BAL Vs CEP Dream11 Batsmen
With both the sides galloping their way past the symbolic milestone of 200 in the previous encounter, today’s surface and the identity of the two batting units mean we should be in for a runs galore encounter. It sees us heavily pack up our batting unit, keeping aside a massive amount of credits to rope in players pivotal to their side’s travails of piling on as many runs as plausible.
Putting on a 60 run opening stand for their side in the previous encounter sees u bring in both the openers from Balochistan in the form of Imam-ul Haq and Awais Zia with Zia going onto get 77 in 48 balls in that encounter. Elsewhere from Central Punjab we are opting for Ahmed Shehzad who scored 111 in 63 balls to ensure his side were able to chase down 223 in the previous match.
A 100 in the side’s opening encounter sees opener Babar Azam come in from the side as well for this clash along with Rizwan Hussain.
BAL Vs CEP Dream11 All-Rounders
The two players for us in this docket with the one coming in from either side for us. We begin with Faheem Ashraf from Central Punjab who is not only handed over the new ball for his side but is capable of scoring quick runs down the lower middle-order as well. From the other side meanwhile we have Ahmad Butt come in for us after his good display in the side’s previous encounter which saw him sore 31 and take 3 wickets.
BAL Vs CEP Dream11 Bowling Order
The likelihood of this being an extradonaire run scoring clash given the might of both the side’s batting unit sees us pick up only the new ball bowlers or the death overs operators. These are the likeliest stages at which wickets will tumble, seeing us going in with names who’ll carry the aforementioned responsibilities for their side.
We have Waqas Mahmood and Usman Qadir come in for us from Central Punjab while from Balochistan we have decided to pick up Yasir Shah.
BAL Vs CEP Dream11 Captain And Vice-Captain
Ahmed is our side’s captain for this one while Babar is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.