Multan, December 23, Sunday at 11:30 AM IST
Karachi Whites and Rawalpindi will lock horns in the 27th fixture of Pakistan’s National T20 Cup 2018 at Multan tomorrow. Both the teams have accumulated the same number of points but differ in net run rate. With 4 wins and 2 losses, Karachi Whites are sitting at the top of the ladder while Rawalpindi are placed third in the league table with four wins in six games.
Karachi Whites were on a four-match winning streak when they faced two wickets loss against Islamabad in their previous encounter and would be looking to bounce back strongly when they face Rawalpindi tomorrow.
Rawalpindi clinched 3 wickets win in their last encounter against Multan while chasing 153 runs target. They have clinched two wins in last two encounters and would be eyeing the top spot when they take on Karachi Whites tomorrow.
Here’s how the two sides may lineup for-
KW Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Mohammad Hasan
Batsmen – Rameez Raja, Khurram Manzoor, Awais Zia, Akbar-ur-Rehman, Danish Aziz
All-rounder – Fawad Alam
Bowlers – Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Sami, Arshad Iqbal, Raza Hasan
RW Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Jamal Anwar
Batsmen – Zahid Mansoor, Sami Aslam, Umar Amin, Nasir Nawaz
All-rounder – Saud Shakeel, Hammad Azam
Bowlers – Abdur Rehman, Mohammad Nawaz, Khalid Usman, Sohail Tanvir
Karachi Whites- Anwar Ali (c), Mohammad Sami, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Asghar, Rahat Ali, Khurram Manzoor, Rameez Raja, Danish Aziz, Mohammad Hasan, Fawad Alam, Raza Hasan, Arshad Iqbal, Tabish Khan, Akbar-ur-Rehman, Ahsan Ali, Fahad Iqbal Awais Zia, and Saim Ayub.
Rawalpindi- Mohammad Amir (c), Nasir Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Nawaz, Umar Amin, Fahim Ashraf, Khalid Usman, Hammad Azam, Umair Masood, Naved Malik, Zahid Mansoor, Yasir Ali, Jamal Anwar, Sami Aslam, Nihal Mansoor and Haider Ali
Fantasy picks from Karachi Whites
Khurram Manzoor – 291 runs in 6 innings || Awais Zia – 149 runs in 6 innings || S Malik – 162 runs in 4 innings || Rameez Raza – 98 runs in 6 innings
Arshad Iqbal – 8 wickets in 5 innings || M Sami, Rahat Ali and R Hasan – 7 wickets each
**Shoaib Malik missed the last encounter and is a doubtful starter
Fantasy picks from Rawalpindi
Sami Aslam – 149 runs in 6 innings || Hammad Azam – 142 runs in 6 innings || Nasir Nawaz – 110 runs in 6 innings
Zahid Mansoor – 7 wickets in 5 innings || M Nawaz – 5 wickets in 2 innings || Khalid Usman – 4 wickets