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| On Updated : Dec 25, 2020 10:17 PM IST

CEP vs SOP Dream11 Match Prediction, Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab, 26 December

CEP vs SOP Dream11 Prediction: Central Punjab are struggling to remain relevant in the tournament. They are the worst team at the moment and are dangling almost on the brink. The next game is important for them as they seek to return to winning ways against Southern Punjab at State Bank Ground on Saturday morning (IST). Here is CEP vs SOP Prediction for this fixture.


Fixture name: Quaid-e-Azam Trophy
Competition/Tournament: Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab
Date: Sunday, 26 December 2020
Time: 10:30 AM (IST).
Ground/Stadium: State Bank Ground


Brief score of last result at the venue: Central Punjab piled on 351/7 runs in the first inning and backed that score by declaring 265/7 in the second inning, but the match ended in a draw after Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also proved hard to bowl against. Khyber made 312/7 in the first inning, and 65/2 in 2nd.
Points table standings: Northern currently top the table. Southern Punjab are the third-best team in the league while Central Punjab are rooted at the bottom.
Live cricket streaming: No official streaming of practice matches in India.


CEP vs SOP Dream11 Team Prediction, CEP vs SOP Playing 11

Central Punjab Team News

Injury update, unavailability: Central Punjab will be at full-strength with every player available for CEP playing 11 combinations in CEP vs SOP Dream11 Team Prediction.

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Team combination:

  • Ali Zaryab and Muhammad Akhlaq both failed to open the score in the last match, with both departing on zero. But the duo should be in the team as openers here.
  • Usman Salahuddin and Mohammad Saad batted in the pressure-cooking situations and struck the 50s. The duo should be batting at no-3 and no-4 respectively.
  • Saad Nasim was phenomenal in the middle-order and kept the scoreboard ticking with his brilliant century. He is indispensable at the moment.
  • Qasim Akram and wicket-keeper batsman Ali Shah both should bat deep in the middle-order.
  • In addition, the likes of Hasan Ali, who is the captain of the team as well, Bilawal Iqbal, Ahmed Safi Abdullah and Waqas Maqsood all are likely to be the bowlers in the team.

CEP Playing 11:
Ali Zaryab
Muhammad Akhlaq
Usman Salahuddin
Mohammad Saad
Saad Nasim
Qasim Akram
Ali Shah
Hasan Ali
Bilawal Iqbal
Ahmed Safi Abdullah
Waqas Maqsood


Central Punjab Squad:
Hasan Ali, Bilawal Iqbal, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Waqas Maqsood, Ali Zaryab, Muhammad Akhlaq, Usman Salahuddin, Mohammad Saad, Saad Nasim, Qasim Akram, Ali Shah


Southern Punjab Team News

Injury update, unavailability: Southern Punjab have every player available to selection for CEP vs SOP Playing 11.


Team combination:

  • Zain Abbas and Umar Siddiq are likely to open the batting inning for the visitors in this match.
  • Mohammad Ilyas and Imran Rafiq should follow in at no-3 and no-4 respectively for Southern Punjab against Central Punjab.
  • All three, Saif Badar, Agha Salman and Mohammad Umair will be crucial here for the away team. The trio will be batting in the middle-order.
  • Hamza Akbar should be the player starting the game as a wicket-keeper for Southern Punjab.
  • The bowling duties should be performed by the likes of Hamza Akbar, Zahid Mahmood and Zia-ul-Haq.

SOP Playing 11
Zain Abbas
Umar Siddiq
Mohammad Ilyas
Imran Rafiq
Saif Badar
Agha Salman
Mohammad Umair
Aamer Yamin
Hamza Akbar
Zahid Mahmood
Zia-ul-Haq


Southern Punjab Squad:
Aamer Yamin, Hamza Akbar, Zahid Mahmood, Zia-ul-Haq, Zain Abbas, Umar Siddiq, Mohammad Ilyas, Imran Rafiq, Saif Badar, Agha Salman, Mohammad Umair


CEP vs SOP Today Match Prediction: Who will win CEP vs SOP today match

Central Punjab Southern Punjab and in our CEP vs SOP Today Match Prediction odds, we back Central Punjab to win today CEP vs SOP match.


CEP vs SOP Dream11 teams:

WK: A Shan
BAT: I Rafiq, Z Abbas (VC), M Saad
All: A Yamin, A Salman (C), Q Akram, S Nasim
Bowl: Z Mehmood, W Maqsood, H Ali


CEP vs SOP Prediction, Captain, Vice-captain & Differential Picks

Saad Nasim: He scored an unbeaten 136 runs in the first inning of the last match against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. That inning shows how good he can be on his day. He should be full of confidence ahead of this match and is a good captain option in Dream 11 Prediction.
Mohammad Saad: Bats at 4th for Central Punjab and can dictate the batting. Dream11 fantasy cricket players can do with him on their teams in this game.
Usman Salahuddin: Another player on Central Punjab's roster who is in a rich vein of form with the bat and can fetch a very good amount of points.
Imran Rafiq and Saif Badar are in good form for Southern Punjab. The duo bats in the middle-order and can get a good return in this game.


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