In the next match of Pakistan One Day tournament, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be squaring off against Central Punjab. This will be the second encounter between the two sides, Central Punjab lost the first match by 5 wickets.
KHP vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Details:
The 27th match of Pakistan’s domestic one-day tournament will be played between Central Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday 24th of January at United Bank Ltd 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.
KHP vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Preview:
Central Punjab is in great form recently, they have 4 wins in last 5 matches, in fact, they were on a 4 match winning streak before they lost the last match against Balochistan, they are currently 4th on the points table with 4 wins in 8 matches.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on the other hand, started their season with 2 back to back wins but they lost their way during the mid-season and are now going through a bad form, they have just 2 wins in last 5 matches and are 3rd on the points table with 4 wins in 8 matches tied with 2 other teams.
KHP vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Weather Report:
The weather is forecasted to be good 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.
KHP vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Pitch Report:
The pitch at United Bank Ltd Sports Complex, Karachi is a batting-friendly pitch but will have some bounce for fast bowlers, they will have to use their variations as well. Spinners will be important in second innings. The batsman 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.
KHP vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
KHP 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.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Khalid Usman, Fakhar Zaman, Adil Amin, Arshad Iqbal, Asif Afridi, Imran Khan Snr, Irfanullah Sha, Israullah, Kamran Ghulam, Muhammad Mohasin, Mohamad Wasim Jnr.
Bench: Musadiq Ahmed, Rehan Afridi, Sahibzada Farhan
KHP vs CEP Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Muhammad Akhlaq is the wicketkeeper-batsman for Central Punjab, he has 2 half-centuries and 1 century in last 5 matches and can also provide few Fantasy points behind the wicket with his globe work.
Khalid Usman is the captain and a batting all-rounder for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he has been very consistent 2ith run-scoring and has also taken few wickets with the ball, he has 2 half-centuries in last 5 matches.
Saad Nasim is the captain of Central Punjab 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.
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.
KHP vs CEP Pakistan Domestic One Day Cup Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Usman Khalid, Muhammad Akhlaq
Vice-Captain – Tayyab Tahir, Saad Nasim.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for KHP vs CEP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Muhammad Akhlaq
Batsmen – Sahibzada Farhan, Tahir Tayyab, Rizwan Hussain
All-rounders – Saad Nasim (C), Usman Khalid, Kamran Ghulam
Bowlers – Ahmed Bashir, Usman Qadir (VC), Arshad Iqbal, Zafar Gohar
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for KHP vs CEP Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Muhammad Akhlaq (C)
Batsmen – Rizwan Hussain, Tahir Tayyab, Sahibzada Farhan, Fakhar Zaman
All-rounders – Saad Nasim, Khalid Usman (VC)
Bowlers: Ahmed Bashir, Usman Qadir, Arshad Iqbal, Zafar Gohar
KHP vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Expert Advice:
Pitches are showing the signs of wear and tear, and are slowing down and the high score has become less frequent, spinners are a good bet on this pitch for grand league captaincy.
KHP vs CEP Pakistan One Day Cup Probable Winners:
Central Punjab are on an ascending form while Khyber is in descending form and hence we are expecting Central Punjab to win in this match.