Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Central Punjab vs Sindh - Pakistan Cup 2022 - 29th Match
The 29th Match of the Pakistan Cup 2022 will be played between Central Punjab and Sindh at the Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad.
Current Form Sindh:
Sindh lost their last match against Southern Punjab by 46 runs.
Sindh won the toss and elected to bowl first. Southern Punjab lost Muhammad Shahzad early on in the innings. Post his dismissal, Tayyab Tahir and Sharoon Siraj resurrected the Southern Punjab innings with their 45 run stand for the second wicket. Tayyab Tahir was dismissed for 46 off 42 balls. The decisive knocks in the late order were played by Hassan Khan and Mohammad Imran who struck 66 and 71 runs respectively. They played a pivotal role in taking their team’s total past the 300 run mark to 314 for 6 in 50 overs.
For Sindh, Sohail Khan picked up 3 wickets for 71 runs.
Chasing 314, Sharjeel Khan and Saim Ayub gave a phenomenal start to Sindh. They collected quick fire 42 runs for the first wicket partnership before Sharjeel Khan was dismissed for 31 in 19 balls. Saim Ayub kept playing the anchor role and prized his wicket. He was playing with flair but was losing partners at the other end quite often. He was dismissed at 82 by Sharoon Siraj and with that went away the hopes for Sindh to achieve the target. They were bowled out in the 49th over at a total of 268, losing the match by 46 runs.
For Southern Punjab, skipper Agha Salman picked up 2 wickets for just 34 runs in his spell of 10 overs.
Current Form Central Punjab:
Central Punjab won their last match against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by 15 runs.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa won the toss and elected to field first.
Central Punjab lost 4 early wickets at a total of 63 runs and looked to be in all sorts of trouble. Rizwan Hussain however held one end together and kept trying to find a partnership with the middle order. Qasim Akram and Saad Nasim in the middle order supported Rizwan Hussain very well with their important knocks of 38 and 48 runs respectively. Hussain went on to score a century and was dismissed after scoring valuable 104 runs for his team. On the back of his phenomenal knock, Central Punjab reached a total of 268 for 9 in 50 overs.
For Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mohammad Imran picked up 4 wickets for 54 runs.
Chasing 268, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lost the three top order batters at a total of 87 runs. Mohammad Sarwar in the middle order played a fantastic knock of 43 in 59 balls but he was a lone warrior as wickets around him kept falling at regular intervals. The middle order including Adil Amin and Mehran Ibrahim all got the starts but failed to convert it into a bigger score. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were eventually dismissed at 253, losing the match by a small margin of 15 runs.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Mir Hamza (Captain), Omair Bin Yousaf, Abrar Ahmed, Ahsan Ali, Ammad Alam, Asif Mehmood, Danish Aziz, Khurram Manzoor, Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Hasan (WK), Mohammad Taha, Mohammad Umar, Saad Khan, Shahnawaz Dahani, Sharjeel Khan and Sohail Khan
Raza Ali Dar (Captain), Ahmed Shahzad, Awais Ali, Hussain Talat, Imran Dogar, Muhammad Akhlaq, Mohammad Ali, Mohammad Irfan Jnr., Nisar Ahmed, Qasim Akram, Rizwan Hussain, Saad Nasim, Umar Akmal, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz and Zafar Gohar
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Sindh
Who will win? – Sindh
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Sharjeel Khan (Sindh), Ahmed Shehzad (Central Punjab)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Danish Aziz (Sindh), Qasim Akram (Central Punjab)
Most Sixes – Sharjeel Khan (Sindh), Ahmed Shehzad (Central Punjab)
Player of the Match- Danish Aziz (Sindh)
Team Scores Batting first – Central Punjab 230+, Sindh 310+
Match Handicap: Sindh
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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