In the 12th match of Pakistan National T20 Cup 2019, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be facing Northern at Faisalabad. The Northern will be facing Sindh prior to this game on October 17th in an evening affair.
The Pakhtunkhwa will be looking for their second win of the competition and crawling up from the 5th position should be their main agenda. Their only win this season from 3 games came against Balochistan by 7 wickets and they will be looking to come back to winning ways.
Northern vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 18th October, 06:00 PM (IST), Faisalabad
As seen in the past matches here, the team batting second in a day-night affair has had the upper hand. Once again the team winning the toss will be tempted to bowl first.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Squad: M Rizwan (C & WK), Sahibzada Farhan, Israrullah, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Mohsin, Irfanullah Shah, Umer Khan, Zohaib Khan, M Ilyas, Musaddiq Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Usman Shinwari, Imran Khan Junior, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikar Ahmed, Adil Amin.
Northern Squad: Imad Wasim (c), Hammad Azam, Asif Ali, Muhammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Umar Amin, Ali Imran, Sohail Tanveer, Rohail Nazir, Harris Rauf, Musa Khan, Zaid Alam, Ali Imran, Naveed Malik.
Zohaib Khan was dropped from the playing 11 for Umer Khan in the last match, He is expected to get another chance in this game.
Mohammad Mohsin is expected to get another chance in this game given his added ability to contribute with the bat.
No other changes are expected in the playing 11.
Ali Imran was included in the playing 11 for Naveed Malik in the last game. As Imran didn't impress much with the bat, Naveed could return to the playing 11.
In this game, we could see wicket-keeper batsman Rohail Nazir batting-up in the order.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Playing 11-
Mohammad Rizwan, I Ahmed, Adil Amin, Khushdil Shah, Fakhar Zaman, Israrullah, Mohammad Mohsin, Imran Khan, Usman Shinwari, Umer Khan, and Junaid Khan.
Northern Playing 11-
Asif Ali, Sohail Akhtar, Imad Wasim (C), Haris Rauf, Umar Amin, Rohail Nazir (WK), Naveed Malik, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, and Sohail Tanvir.
Here are the scenarios that you can consider while making your teams:
Both teams have scored heavily in their previous games and will be looking to carry forward their batting form. Here's a team that will focus on the batting strength of either side.
The two teams comprise quality all-rounders in the form of Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, etc. Here, we will be going with the all-round strength.
Include players who haven't performed much till now but can prove to be the game-changer today. Make one such player captain of your team.
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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The fantasy teams which we have provided here of KHP vs NOR Dream11 is best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.