The Northern and Southern Punjab team will compete in the Match 10 of National T20 Cup 2021. The key performers of Southern Punjab team are Mohammad Imran and Naseem Shah. While Northern team will require the contributions of Asif Ali and Haris Rauf. The Northern team will be captained by Shadab Khan and Sohaib Maqsood leads the Southern Punjab team.
The Northern have been able to secure a single victory in 2 league matches. They lost their last league match to Sindh team, where the opposition chased down the score easily. While, the Southern Punjab team have 0 victories in 3 league matches and lost their last league match to Balochistan, after the bad batting effort by the experienced players.
The NOR vs SOP match will be one of the crucial matches in the tournament, due to both teams inching to get a win and go up in the points table. The Northern have the presence of Rohail and Nazir as the youngsters, while Southern Punjab will require the performance of Zeeshan Ashraf and Zia Ul Haq to spark confidence in them to win matches for the teams.
Fixture Name: Match 10
Competition: Pakistan National T20 Cup 2021
Date: 29 September
Time: 8:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
NOR(recent last): L W
SOP(recent last): L L L
Standings: NOR 4 , SOP 6
Venue: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Pindi
Pitch Report: The match between Northern and Southern Punjab is scheduled to take place in Rawalpindi. The pitch is expected to be supporting the bowlers in getting fine purchase, and containing the batters and dismissing them by drafting in their variations. In the last 2 matches, the bowlers have find their rythm and an interesting battle is upon as, with the par score being 125 on this pitch.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Central Punjab 171/6 won by 43 runs against Khyber Pakhtunwa 128/10 in National T20 Cup 2021.
The selected combination is 6 players from Northern, and 5 players from Southern Punjab are selected. The captain pick for your fantasy team will be Haider Ali who has been in terrific form in the tournament and has a good track record. While the vice captain can be Haris Rauf, who can bring you good enough fantasy points as well.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Zeeshan Ashraf, Rohail Nazir
BATSMEN: Haider Ali, Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Asif Ali
ALL-ROUNDERS: Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim
BOWLERS: Hassan Khan, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf
The Northern team is expected to win this match due to the presence of quality international players in their ranks. While, the team had won their first league match as well and will be positive about their performances. While the Southern Punjab team will have to perform well in both the departments to secure the victory and open their account in the tournament.
The Northern team will look to rectify their mistakes and comeback harder in this fixture to win their 2nd league match. In the last game, they were dismissed for a score of 136, with the contribution from Mohammad Nawaz and other batters. While, the bowlers like Haris Rauf and Imad Wasim were impressive but could not help the team to win the match.
The experienced T20 player will be one of the most reliable options for your fantasy team. Haider has scored good amount of runs in this type of pitches and is expected to turn up for the team after the failure in the last league match. In 2 matches, Haider has accumulated 66 runs and will be looking to stay at the crease for as long as possible.
The bowler has been one of the consistent wicket takers in the T20 format in the domestic and international cricket. After getting fame in the BBL, he has been impressive to contain runs and dismiss the batters. In the last match, Haris Rauf scalped 2 wickets at a fine economy and even scored 19 off 9 balls and will be a vital cog for the Northern team.
Captain: Shadab Khan
Wicketkeeper: Rohail Nazir
Possible Top Order: Umar Amin, Zeeshan Malik, Haider Ali, Rohail Nazir
Pace Bowlers: Sohail Tanvir, Haris Rauf
Spin Bowlers: Mohammad Nawaz, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan
The x-factor for the team would be Mohammad Nawaz, who scored the most runs for the team in the last league match and has the capability to pick wickets with the ball as well.
NOR Playing 11 (likely)
1. Umar Amin
2. Zeeshan Malik
3. Haider Ali
4. Shadab Khan (c)
5. Rohail Nazir (wk)
6. Asif Ali
7. Imad Wasim
8. Mohammad Nawaz
9. Sohail Tanvir
10. Haris Rauf
11. Zaman Khan
The Southern Punjab have lost all their 3 league matches and will look to play well in this fixture to open their account in this fixture. In their last league match, the they could score only 101 with contributions of Zainab, Maqsood, and Hassan Khan. While, the bowlers could not dismiss the opposition batsmen, and will look to play well as a team.
The youngster is touted to be the leader of future Pakistan cricket team in the bowling unit due to his pace and accuracy in the death overs. His performances have been note worthy with the bowlers being terrific to bowl perfect yorkers to dismiss batters. In 3 matches, Naseem has picked 4 wickets and will look to keep improving his performances.
The middle-order player was impressive in the last year with his century off 37 balls and would be looking to replicate the same performances to help the team in this season. Khushdil has scored 51 runs in 3 matches, and need to be at this best to keep the team in the race for the semifinals until the time is ripe.
Captain: Sohaib Maqsood
Wicketkeeper: Azam Khan
Possible Top Order: Zeeshan Ashraf, Sohaib Maqsood, Khushdil Shah, Zain Abbas
Pace Bowlers: Naseem Shah, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Ilyas
Spin Bowlers: Faisal Akram
The x-factor for the team would be Sohaib Maqsood, who is one of the best batters in the Pakistan cricket and should be on the radar of fantasy players due to his tarck record.
SOP Playing 11 (likely)
1. Zain Abbas
2. Zeeshan Ashraf
3. Sohaib Maqsood (c)
4. Khushdil Shah
5. Azam Khan (wk)
6. Aamer Yamin
7. Hassan Khan
8. Mohammad Imran
9. Mohammad Ilyas
10. Faisal Akram
11. Naseem Shah
Watch Northern vs Southern Punjab National T20 Cup 2021 Live score and streaming on Pakistan Cricket YouTube Channel. All the news updates and stats related to the National T20 Cup will be available on the Pakistan Cricket Board official website. This will be the Match 10 of the Pakistan National T20 Cup 2021 and a total of 2 matches will be played today in the tournament.
The NOR vs SOP match will not be broadcast on Indian Television Channel, as none of the sports channels have bought the rights for the broadcast. The ball-to-ball commentary and live streaming action will be available on the Pakistan Cricket YouTube Channel. The vaccinated individuals can buy the National Cup T20 2021 tickets and can watch the match in the stadium.