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| On Oct 7, 2021 11:30 AM IST

CEP vs SOP Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

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CEP vs SOP Dream11 Prediction: The 21st match of the National T20 Cup 2021 is scheduled to be played between the Central Punjab and Southern Punjab on 7 October (Thursday) at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. While talking about the standings of these two teams in the ongoing edition of the tournament, Central Punjab are placed at the top position while Southern Punjab are languishing at the bottom of the points table.

CEP vs SOP Dream 11 Prediction

Both these teams are coming into this game very much high on confidence having registered impressive wins in their previous outings. The Central Punjab emerged victorious against Sindh by a comprehensive margin of 8 wickets. Central Punjab have managed to win 5 out of their 7 matches in the ongoing tournament. On the other hand, Southern Punjab registered an amazing 4-wicket win over Northern in their last match.

CEP vs SOP Match Details

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, Central Punjab emerged victorious against Southern Punjab by a convincing margin of 7 wickets.

Fixture Name: Match 21, Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab

Competition: National T20 Cup

Date: 7 October

Time: 3:30 PM IST

CEP vs SOP Ground Details

Ground: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Pitch Report: The pitch and the conditions at the Gaddafi Stadium are expected to have enough assistance both for the batters and bowlers. However, it is expected to offer a flat batting surface but the spinners could get some assistance considering it is an afternoon fixture. The dew factor will also come into play during the second innings. Thus, bowling first will be a good option after winning the toss. The average first innings total will once again remain around the 150-160 mark.

CEP vs SOP Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be a good move to pick more of CEP players in your respective fantasy cricket teams as the Sindh side are looking better placed in this contest. The conditions are expected to be brilliant for batting at the venue and therefore, it will be a great deal to include more number of batsmen and all-rounders in order to increase the chances of winning. The likes of Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, Sohaib Maqsood and Aamer Yamin will be the must picks.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Azam Khan
BATTERS: Babar Azam, Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Shoaib Malik, Khushdil Shah
ALL-ROUNDERS: Faheem Ashraf, Aamer Yamin
BOWLERS: Wahab Riaz, Hasan Ali, Hassan Khan

CEP vs SOP Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

Central Punjab will start as the favourites to win this match as they are currently placed at the top position on the points table in this National T20 Cup 2021. They have some really experienced campaigners present both in the batting as well as bowling department. On the other hand, Southern Punjab also have the ability to give a strong fight in this contest as they won their previous match against the same opposition.

CEP Top Picks

For the Central Punjab team, it will be really crucial to keep up the good work both in the batting as well as bowling departments as they have performed so far in the ongoing competition. The likes of Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik have played a significant role in the batting department and will be hopeful to continue the same form. On the other hand, the trio of Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz and Usman Qadir will once again be their crucial bowlers.

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Babar Azam

Central Punjab skipper Babar Azam has looked in a terrific form with the bat in the ongoing edition of the tournament. Babar composed a wonderful century knock against Northern earlier this competition and also smashed a fine fifty. The right-handed Pakistani batter has scored more than 7000 runs while playing in a total of 196 T20 matches. He has also smashed 59 fifties and 6 hundreds in the shortest format of the game.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Babar Azam 196 7055 128.85

Hasan Ali

For the Central Punjab, right-arm pace bowler Hasan Ali has regularly been amongst the wickets so far in the ongoing tournament. He registered excellent figures of 4 for 24 in the previous game against Southern Punjab. Hasan Ali has picked up as many as 171 wickets in the Twenty20 and is quite an experienced performer at the international level as well. He will once again be crucial player to watch out for in the rest of the tournament.

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Hasan Ali 130 173 7.61

CEP News

  • There are no major injury issues in the Central Punjab camp.
  • They are unlikely to make any big time changes.
  • Babar Azam is the captain of the side.
  • Kamran Akmal is the wicket-keeper.
  • The likes of Ahmed Shehzad, Babar Azam, Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik have played a significant role in the batting department.
  • The trio of Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz and Usman Qadir will once again be their crucial bowlers.

CEP Playing 11 (likely)
Ahmed Shehzad
Babar Azam
Kamran Akmal
Qasim Akram
Hussain Talat
Shoaib Malik
Faheem Ashraf
Hasan Ali
Wahab Riaz
Usman Qadir
Sameen Gul

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SOP Top Picks

Southern Punjab will want to take confidence from their previous win and their good efforts both with the bat and ball. Once again the team will depend a lot on the likes of Khushdil Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Azam Khan and Agha Salman to come good in the batting department. On the other hand, the trio of Aamer Yamin, Naseem Shah and Hassan Khan will form part of the bowling attack.

Sohaib Maqsood

For the Southern Punjab, Sohaib Maqsood has been in a brilliant touch in the ongoing tournament. He smashed an excellent knock of 75 runs against Northern and also scored a fine half-century in the match against Balochistan. Sohaib has a great record in the shortest format of the game. The right-handed batter has scored more than 3500 runs at a strike-rate of close to 134.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Sohaib Maqsood 148 3565 133.97

Aamer Yamin

Southern Punjab’s Aamer Yamin has performed really both in the batting as well as bowling department in the recent while. He has impressive capabilities to deliver in T20 cricket as an all-rounder. Aamer Yamin has taken as many as 72 wickets at an economy of 8.28. He has smashed a total of 887 runs while batting lower down the order and has an impressive strike-rate of 139.46.

Name Matches Runs Wickets
Aamer Yamin 95 887 72

SOP News

  • There are no major injury issues for the Southern Punjab.
  • They are likely to retain the same playing combination from the previous game.
  • Aamer Yamin will be the captain.
  • Azam Khan will keep the wickets.
  • The likes of Khushdil Shah, Sohaib Maqsood, Azam Khan and Agha Salman will have to come good in the batting department.
  • The trio of Aamer Yamin, Naseem Shah and Hassan Khan will form part of the bowling attack.

SOP Playing 11 (likely)
Zeeshan Ashraf
Sohaib Maqsood
Tayyab Tahir
Agha Salman
Khushdil Shah
Azam Khan
Aamer Yamin
Hassan Khan
Naseem Shah
Faisal Akram
Zia-ul-Haq

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Watch CEP vs SOP Live Score And Streaming

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 21 between CEP vs SOP.

List of Channels to watch CEP vs SOP Match

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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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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