The next match of Pakistan One Day tournament will see Balochistan squaring off against Central Punjab. This will be the second encounter between the two sides, Central Punjab won the first match by 4 wickets.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup details:
The 22nd match of Pakistan’s Domestic One-Day tournament will be played between Central Punjab and Balochistan on 21st of January at State Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex, Karachi.
The game is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM IST and the live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode and Cricbuzz in India.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Preview:
Central Punjab are on a rise on the points table, after being at the bottom of the points table initially, they are on a 3 match winning streak. Saad Nasim, their skipper, has been one of the main reason for their turn around.
Balochistan, on the other hand, are at the absolute bottom of the points table with just 2 wins in 6 matches, they are currently on a two match losing streak and they recently lost against Sindh team.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Weather Report:
The weather forecast is pleasant for cricket, the temperature is expected to be around 14-19°C on the match day and the sky will be clear and sunny, this match will proceed as scheduled.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Pitch Report:
The pitch at National Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex, Karachi is a batting-friendly pitch, the fast bowlers will have to use their variation. Spinners will be important in second innings. Batsmen will enjoy batting on this pitch.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
80 % of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Probable XIs:
Central Punjab : Abdullah Safique, Muhammad Saad, Rizwan Hussain, Tayyab Tahir, Usman Salhuddin, Bilal Asif, Qasim Akram, Ali Shan, Ahmed Basir, Hasan Ali, Usman Qadir.
Bench: Raza Ali Dar, Saad Nasim, Ali Sadhan Asif.
Balochistan: Bismillah Khan, Imran Farhat, Ayaz Tasawar, Awais Zia, Hamid Asif, Kashif Bhatti, Akbar-ur-Rehman, Raza ul Hasan, Taj Wali, Gohar Faiz, Abdul Bangalzai
Bench: Adnan Akmal, Ali Rafiq, Amad Bhut.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Imran Farhat is one of the highest run-scorers in the tournament, he has 4 half-centuries in last 5 matches and he missed his 5th half-century by just 1 run as he got out in 49 in the last one.
Saad Nasim is the captain of Central Punjab, he has been one of the major reason for Central Punjab’s turnaround, he has never been dismissed below 24 in this series and has 2 half-centuries to his name.
Muhammad Saad has been the most consistent run scorer for Central Punjab and has 2 half-centuries and 1 century in last five matches.
Tayyab Tahir is the batsman for Central Punjab, he has scored 250 odd runs in his last 4 innings which includes a century and a half-century and two fourth run innings.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Muhammad Saad, Imran Farhat
Vice-Captain – Tayyab Tahir, Saad Nasim.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BAL vs CEP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Muhammad Akhlaq
Batsmen – Imran Farhat (VC), Rizwan Hussain, Tahir Tayyab, Ayaz Tasawar
All-rounders – Saad Nasim (C), Kashif Bhatti, Qasim Akram
Bowlers – Taj Wali, Ahmed Bashir, Usman Qadir
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BAL vs CEP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Muhammad Akhlaq (C)
Batsmen – Imran Farhat, Rizwan Hussain, Tahir Tayyab (VC), Ayaz Tasawar
All-rounders – Saad Nasim, Kashif Bhatti, Qasim Akram
Bowlers: Taj Wali, Ahmed Bashir, Usman Qadir
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Expert Advice:
The pitches in this tournament so far have been pretty flat and run scoring has been easy, pick more batsmen and spinners from 2nd innings.
BAL vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Probable Winners:
Central Punjab are coming off a three match winning streak, they have a well-settled team and are expected to win in this match too.