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| On Mar 15, 2022 7:17 PM IST

NOR vs CEP Dream11 Prediction, Playing 11, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Player Stats, Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


NOR vs CEP Dream11 Prediction: The 21st game of the Pakistan National One Day Cup 2022 season is scheduled to be contested between Northern and Central Punjab on 16 March (Wednesday) at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad. Things did not fall in the right manner for Northern in the previous encounter as they witnessed a disappointing 29-run defeat at the hands of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On the other hand, the Central Punjab are also coming off two poor back-to-back defeats against Southern Punjab and Sindh.

NOR vs CEP Pakistan Cup Match 21 Details

Fixture Name: Match 21, Northern vs Central Punjab

Competition: Pakistan Cup

Date: 16 March

Time: 10 AM IST

Ground: Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad

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Watch NOR vs CEP Live on Pakistan Cricket Board’s YouTube channel.

Pakistan Cup Pitch Report

This surface at the Iqbal Stadium will surely have enough help both for the pace bowlers and spinners throughout the match. It is expected to offer a competitive surface with an exciting contest between the bat and ball. The conditions will be favourable for batting and it will be important to pick a mixed combination of batsmen, all-rounders and bowlers.


NOR vs CEP Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

NOR Playing 11 (likely)

Nasir Nawaz
Umar Amin
Haider Ali

Asif Ali
Rohail Nazir

Imad Wasim
Shadab Khan

Aamer Jamal
Mubashir Khan
Salman Irshad
Zaman Khan

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  • All the players are available for selection and there are no injury issues in the Northern camp.
  • They are unlikely to make any big time changes from the last game.
  • Shadab Khan will be the captain.
  • Rohail Nazir will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • They will once again depend a lot on the likes of Rohail Nazir, Asif Ali, Haider Ali and Umar Amin to deliver the goods in the batting department.
  • The likes of Zaman Khan, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim and Mubashir Khan will be their important wicket-taking bowlers.

Umar Amin Stats in List A

For Northern, Umar Amin looked in an excellent form during the ongoing edition of the Pakistan National One Day Cup. Umar Amin contributed with a magnificent innings of 124 runs in the match against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Matches Runs 50/100 Recent Form
149 5202 27/11 37, 124, 13, 41, 34, 116, 37, 51, 158, 78



Imad Wasim Stats in List A

For the Northern side, Imad Wasim has been an important wicket-taking asset in the 50-overs format as seen in the last game. During the most recent match against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Imad Wasim scored a brilliant half-century and also took two crucial wickets with the ball.

Matches Runs Wickets Recent Form
122 2559 128 53 & 2/52, 28 & 2/54, 1/47, 2/59, 1/36, 3/58, 1/27, 1/23



Haider Ali Stats in List A

Northern opening batsman Haider Ali had a brilliant performance in the last season of the Pakistan Cup. Haider Ali notched up a fine total of 334 runs from only 6 matches at an excellent average of more than 55.

Matches Runs 50/100 Previous Season Performance Recent Form
17 645 4/1 334 runs 18, 6, 13, 2, 5, 31, 1*, 25, 2*, 1 , 24

CEP Playing 11 (likely)

Rizwan Hussain
Ahmed Shehzad
Hussain Talat
Qasim Akram

Muhammad Akhlaq
Saad Nasim
Zafar Gohar
Usman Qadir
Imran Dogar
Mohammad Ali

Ahmed Bashir

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  • There are no major injury problems for the Central Punjab side
  • They are likely to pick the same team from the previous game.
  • Qasim Akram will captain the side.
  • Hussain Talat will be the wicket-keeper.
  • The likes of Rizwan Hussain, Ahmed Shehzad,  Qasim Akram and Muhammad Akhlaq will once again be expected to play a significant role with the bat.
  • The trio of Zafar Gohar, Usman Qadir and Ahmed Bashir will form a crucial part of the bowling attack.

Ahmed Shehzad Stats in List A

For Central Punjab side, Ahmed Shehzad will be an important player to watch out for in this remainder of the 50-overs tournament. Ahmed Shehzad notched up a fantastic knock of 158 runs off 127 balls in the previous game against Southern Punjab.

Matches Runs 50/100 Recent Form
155 6366 36/17 158, 17, 2, 34, 37, 2, 22, 56, 36



Hussain Talat Stats in List A

Central Punjab all-rounder Hussain Talat has delivered crucial performances both in the batting as well as bowling departments. Hussain Talat picked up three impressive wickets in the most recent game against Southern Punjab.

Matches Runs Wickets Recent Form
70 1869 21 3/37, 11, 84, 23, 25, 28, 17, 8, 51



Rizwan Hussain Stats in List A

For the Central Punjab, opening batsman Rizwan Hussain has been in a terrific touch in the ongoing 50-overs tournament. Rizwan Hussain notched up a smashing ton in the previous game which was also his maiden hundred in List A cricket.

Matches Runs 50/100 Recent Form
39 1083 6/1 100, 28, 59, 31, 27


Who will win NOR vs CEP today match?

  • Northern have now conceded as many as three losses in a row so far in the ongoing 50-overs tournament.
  • Central Punjab are also languishing at the fifth spot on the points table with four defeats and two wins this season.
  • In the most recent match between these two sides, Central Punjab got the better of Northern by 30 runs.

According to the NOR vs CEP today match prediction, Central Punjab are the favourites to win this match.

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NOR vs CEP Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Muhammad Akhlaq
BATSMEN: Hussain Talat, Ahmed Shehzad, Rizwan Hussain, Umar Amin, Haider Ali
ALL-ROUNDERS: Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim
BOWLERS: Usman Qadir, Zafar Gohar, Zaman Khan

NOR vs CEP Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Amin.

For Grand League: Hussain Talat, Imad Wasim.

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