Multan, December 22 at 03:30 PM IST
Second-placed Lahore Whites will lock horns with Federally Administered Tribal Areas in the 26th fixture of National T20 Cup 2018. Both the teams will lock horns at Multan Cricket Stadium tomorrow noon.
In six games, Lahore Whites have accumulated 6 points coming off three wins and three defeats. Whites are two points behind table topper Karachi Whites and would be eyeing the top spot when they take on Federally Administered Tribal Areas tomorrow.
Federally Administered Tribal Areas are placed fourth in the points table with three wins and three losses in a total of six encounters. They faced a crushing 9 wickets defeats against Federal Blues in their last encounter and are in desperate need of a win to stay alive in the race to semi-finals.
While this is a must-win game for both the sides, a cracker of a game is expected to take place.
Here’s how the two sides may lineup for-
LW Playing 11:
Salman Butt, Tayyab Tahir, Zeeshan Ashraf, Ali Khan, Saif Badar, Wahab Riaz, Mansoor Amjad, Amad Butt, Zafar Gohar, Bilal Asif, Umaid Asif
Mukhtar Ahmed, Sohail Akhtar, Rehan Afridi, Samiullah, Adil Amin, Khushdil Shah, Asad Afridi, Asif Afridi, Mohammad Irfan (4), Nasir Ahmed, Usama Mir
Lahore Whites- Kamran Akmal (C), Tayyab Tahir, Salman Butt, Mansoor Amjad, Umar Akmal, Wahab Riaz, Zafar Gohar, Amad Butt, Hassan Khan, Zeeshan Ashraf, Saif Badar (E), Naseem Shah (E), Kamran Ghulam, Umar Siddiq, Ali Khan, Umaid Asif, Ali Shafiq, Ali Zaryab
Federally Administered Tribal Areas – Nasir Ahmed, Usman Khan Shinwari (C), Kashif Bhatti, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Khushdil Shah, Sohail Akhtar, Mukhtar Ahmed, Adil Amin, Sameen Gul, Usama Mir, Mohammad Saad, Asad Afridi, Samiullah Jr (E), Bismillah Khan, Abbas Afridi (E), Asif Afridi, Rehan Afridi, Fazal-ur-Rehman
Fantasy picks from Lahore Whites-
Salman Butt – 183 runs in 6 innings || Ali Khan -85 runs in 4 innings || Z Ashraf- 89 runs in 5 innings
Umaid Asif and Amad Butt – 10 wickets each || Bilal Asif – 8 wickets in 6 innings
Fantasy picks from FTA-
Samiullah – 159 runs in 6 innings || M Ahmed – 127 runs in 6 innings || Adil Amin – 106 runs in 5 innings
Mohammad Irfan – 15 wickets in 6 innings || Asif Afridi – 6 wickets in 6 innings