SOP vs NOR Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Match 18

Considering the pitch, it is advisable to have more batsmen and at least a spinner from the team batting first.

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Match Details:

The 18th match of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy will be played between Southern Punjab and Northern at United Bank Limited Sports Complex, Karachi.

This match is scheduled to start at 10:00 AM Local Time (10:30 AM IST).


The top two teams, Southern Punjab and Northern, of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, will lock horns against each other in the 18th match of the tournament. With two wins, two draws, and a loss, both teams have had similar fortunes so far and have the same number of points to their name as well.

It should be an interesting contest between the sides for the next four days. With the top position at stake, the two teams will give their all to win this important encounter and get hold of the numero uno spot. Both the teams have been playing some exciting cricket and it would be interesting to see which one blinks first.

SOP vs NOR Weather Report for Match 18:

The weather in Karachi will be sunny for the next 3 days while the fourth day will be partly cloudy. Although the chances of precipitation are minimum. The temperature will hover around 26 degrees Celsius.

Pitch Condition/Report:

It is a good wicket to bat on for the first couple of days. It tends to deteriorate as the match progresses and spinners come into play.

Average first innings score:

527 (In the previous match at this venue)

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

SOP vs NOR Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

Southern Punjab:

Zain Abbas, Zeeshan Ashraf, Umar Siddiq (C & WK), Imran Rafiq, Saif Badar, Agha Salman, Mohammad Imran, Bilawal Bhatti, Zahid Mahmood, Ali Shafiq, Umer Khan


Shan Masood, Hussain Talat, Ameer Yamin, Dilbar Hussain, Maqbool Ahmed, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan

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Nasir Nawaz, Sarmad Bhatti, Umar Amin, Faizan Riaz, Mohammad Nawaz, Hammad Azam, Asif Ali, Umair Masood (WK), Nauman Ali (C), Waqas Ahmed, Munir Riaz,


Zeeshan Malik, Ali Sarfaraz, Fahran Shafiq, Jamal Anwar, Naved Malik, Sadaf Hussain, Salman Irshad, Tauseeq Shah, Umar Amin

SOP vs NOR Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

Agha Salman has been in tremendous form throughout this tournament and has amassed 458 runs in 9 innings at an average of 76.33.

Umar Siddiq scored twin fifties in the last game and has compiled 346 runs in 9 innings so far.

Hammad Azam has piled up 428 runs in 8 innings maintaining an average of 61.14.

Mohammad Nawaz has looked in sublime touch in this Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. He has scored 421 runs in just 6 innings at a whopping average of 84.20.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Mohammad Nawaz, Agha Salman

Vice-Captain Options – Hammad Azam, Umar Siddiq

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

Keeper – Umair Masood

Batsmen – Umar Siddiq (VC), Zain Abbas, Sarmad Bhatti, Asif Ali

All-rounders – Mohammad Nawaz (C), Hammad Azam, Agha Salman

Bowlers – Zahid Mahmood, Nauman Ali, Waqas Ahmed

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

Keeper – Umair Masood

Batsmen – Umar Amin, Imran Rafiq, Saif Badar

All-rounders – Mohammad Nawaz, Hammad Azam (VC), Agha Salman (C), Faizan Riaz

Bowlers – Zahid Mahmood, Nauman Ali, Munir Riaz

Expert Advice:

Considering the pitch, it is advisable to have more batsmen and at least a spinner from the team batting first.

Today’s SOP vs NOR Probable Winners:

Southern Punjab is expected to win this match.

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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.