NOR vs CEP Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – National T20 Cup 2020, Match 15

NOR vs CEP Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – National T20 Cup 2020, Match 15

Babar Azam will be playing his first match of the tournament on Friday. He has been in good form with the bat off-late, having scored 170 runs in his last 5 matches for Somerset, in the lead up to this tournament.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 15th match of the National T20 Cup 2020 will be played between Northern and Central Punjab at the Pindi Club Ground in Rawalpindi.

The match is scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM local time (3:30 PM IST) (10:00 AM UTC).

Preview:

After the completion of the Multan leg of the tournament, the caravan of the National T20 Cup will be moving on to Rawalpindi, where the remainder of the matches will be played. And, playing the first game of the Rawalpindi leg of this tournament will be the teams, Northern and Central Punjab. They will face off against each other on Friday in the first of the two games.

Northern have played in 5 matches so far and have won all of those matches on the trot, and are looking to be in great form. They are placed at the top of the points table and will be a tough team to beat for Central Punjab, who in their quota of 5 matches have won only a single match and are placed at the second last spot in the table.


NOR vs CEP Weather Report for Match 15:

The weather in Rawalpindi on Friday will be clear with periodic clouds. There is no chance of rainfall and the temperature will be in the 28 to 33 degree Celsius range.

Pitch Report:

This will be the first match of the tournament at this venue, so nothing much can be said about the surface. But one thing is for sure, the spinners will be the ones playing a decisive role in the match.

Average 1st innings score:

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Record of chasing teams:

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Injury and Availability News:

Babar Azam and Imad Wasim will be available for selection for the rest of the tournament, starting from this game.

NOR vs CEP Today’s probable Playing XIs:

Northern:

Umar Amin, Ali Imran, Zeeshan Malik, Haris Rauf, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz, Haider Ali, Shadab Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Amir, Musa Khan

Bench:

Hammad Azam, Raja Farzan-Khan, Sohail Akhtar, Rohail Nazir, Asif Ali, Mohammad Ismail, Hamad Azam

Central Punjab:

Kamran Akmal, Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam, Saad Nasim, Zafar Gohar, Qasim Akram, Bilal Asif, Usman Qadir, Ehsan Adil, Ahmad Bashir

Bench:

Bilal Asif, Ahmed Bashir, Ali Shan, Naseem Shah, Rizwan Hussain

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NOR vs CEP Top Picks for Today’s Dream 11 Match:

Haris Rauf is the second-highest wicket-taker of the tournament at the moment with 10 wickets to his name in 4 matches with an economy rate of 7.50 runs per over.

Abdullah Shafique is currently placed at the top of the run-scorers’ list of this tournament, having scored 236 runs, including a century in 5 matches.

Usman Qadir has performed well with both the bat and the ball. He has scored 32 runs and has taken 7 wickets in the 5 matches that he has featured in.

Zeeshan Malik has scored the most number of runs for his team in this tournament. He has to his name, 192 runs in 4 matches, at a strike rate of 139.13.

Babar Azam will be playing his first match of the tournament on Friday. He has been in good form with the bat off-late, having scored 170 runs in his last 5 matches for Somerset, in the lead up to this tournament.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam

Vice-Captain options – Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for NOR vs CEP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keepers – Kamran Akmal

Batsmen – Babar Azam, Zeeshan Malik, Abdullah Shafique (c)

All-rounders – Shadab Khan (vc), Ali Imran, Mohammad Nawaz

Bowlers – Haris Rauf, Musa Khan, Usman Qadir, Zafar Gohar

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for NOR vs CEP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keepers – Rohail Nazir

BatsmenBabar Azam (c), Zeeshan Malik, Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali

All-rounders – Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nawaz

BowlersHaris Rauf (vc), Musa Khan, Usman Qadir, Ehsan Adil


Expert Advice:

In this match, owing to the form that the players are in, you can go with as many as 4 batsmen in your Dream 11 Fantasy team. And, the ideal choice for being included in the XI as the 4th batsman would be Abid Ali.

NOR vs CEP Probable Winners:

Northern is expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.