BAL vs NOR Dream11 Prediction: In the Match 20 of the National T20 Cup 2021, Balochistan will be taking on the Northern at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on 6 October (Wednesday). While talking about the standings of these two sides so far in the ongoing edition of the tournament, Balochistan are placed at the fifth spot while Northern occupies the fourth position on the points table.
Both these teams are coming into this game after facing contrasting results in their previous outings. The Balochistan team have not had the best of form in the ongoing National T20 Cup 2021 as they have only able to win two out of their five matches and also lost their most recent game against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On the other hand, Northern are high on confidence after that impressive win over Pakhtunkhwa in their last match and have four wins in 6 games,
This second leg of the National T20 Cup 2021 will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan and the remainder of the 14 matches will be contested at the same venue. In the last meeting between these two teams during the ongoing National T20 Cup 2021, Northern emerged victorious in a convincing manner against Balochistan registering a 6-wicket win.
Fixture Name: Match 20, Balochistan vs Northern
Competition: National T20 Cup
Date: 6 October
Time: 8 PM IST
Ground: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Pitch Report: The surface and the conditions at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore are once again expected to be dry and slow. The spinners have extracted great amount of turn from this track and it will behave similarly in this match as well. There will be some amount of dew in the second innings. However, batting first will be a safe option after winning the toss. The par score will once again remain around the 150-160 mark.
It will be a great move to pick a mixed combination of both Balochistan and Northern players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is an afternoon game, it will be a good decision to include more of batters and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Haider Ali, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf and Sohail Tanvir remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Bismillah Khan
BATSMEN: Haider Ali, Abdul Bangalzai, Haris Sohail
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Amad Bhatt
BOWLERS: Haris Rauf, Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Umaid Asif
Northern will start as the favourites to win this match against Balochistan. They are in a really good form both with the bat and ball and are coming off a convincing win. Northern also defeated Balochistan in the last meeting earlier in this tournament between these two teams. On the other hand, Balochistan also have the ability to surprise their opponents in this exciting contest.
For Balochistan, it will be really important come up with a better effort both in the batting as well as bowling department in order turn their fortunes around in this National T20 Cup 2021. They will once again depend a lot on the likes of Haris Sohail, Bismillah Khan, Abdullah Shafique and Sohail Akhtar to come good in the batting department. On the other side, the trio of Junaid Khan, Umaid Asif and Kashif Bhatti will be very much crucial with the ball.
For the Balochistan side, Haris Sohail has contributed with some crucial knocks so far in the ongoing edition of the competition. The left-handed batter has notched up two 40-plus scores in the last 5 T20 matches and is quite an experienced in performer in the shortest format of the game. He has played as many as 93 T20 matches scoring close to 2000 runs that includes 13 half-centuries.
Balochistan all-rounder Amad Butt has the ability to contribute well both with the bat and ball in the shortest format of the game. Moreover, he has been constantly amongst the wickets in this tournament so far delivering in the pressure situations. While talking about his T20 career, Amad has taken a total of 74 wickets at an economy of 8.66. He can also contribute with the bat lower down the order having scored close to 400 runs.
BAL Playing 11 (likely)
Northern will be hoping to continue their impressive performance both with the bat and ball from the previous win in the ongoing tournament. The likes of Haider Ali, Nasir Nawaz, Mohammad Nawaz and Asif Ali will have to play a significant role with the bat and one of them has to play a big knock in this game. On the other hand, Shadab Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Nawaz and Haris Rauf will be their important bowlers.
For the Northern side, Mohammad Nawaz has been really effective both in the batting as well as bowling departments in the ongoing edition of the competition. The left-handed batter has managed to smash two half-centuries in the last four matches in the shortest format and has 40-plus scores in the previous three innings. He has also contributed immensely well with the ball so far this season. Nawaz has scored close to 1800 runs and also taken 135 wickets.
Northern opening batter Haider Ali has played some excellent innings in this tournament so far. The right-handed opener smashed a remarkable knock of 91 not out against Central Punjab. He has notched up a total of 1315 runs while playing in as many as 64 T20 matches. Haider also has a brilliant strike-rate of close to 140 scoring 8 half-centuries in the Twenty20 format.
NOR Playing 11 (likely)
Watch the National T20 Cup 2021 Live score and streaming on the Pakistan Cricket’s YouTube channel. All the player stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on Pakistan Cricket YouTube channel. There will a great experience of entertainment and there is no official sponsor of this local T20 competition organised by the Pakistan Cricket Board. There will be some exciting names in action in this Match 20 between BAL vs NOR.
The 2021 edition of the National T20 Cup will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this domestic Twenty20 competition and the live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the Pakistan Cricket’s YouTube channel. However, even on the Pakistan Cricket YouTube channel, the entertaining cricketing coverage is available just like it is on the television sets.
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