Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Southern Punjab vs Northern - Pakistan Cup 2022 - 11th Match
The 11th Match of the Pakistan Cup 2022 will be played between Southern Punjab and Northern at the House of Northern, Islamabad.
Current Form Northern:
Northern won their match against Sindh by 2 runs (according to the DLS method).
Northern won the toss and elected to bowl first. Ahsan Ali and Khurram Manzoor lost their wickets early on. Sharjeel Khan however stole the show with his dominating hundred. He made 118 off 84 balls and completely changed the game into Sindh’s favour. After Sharjeel got dismissed, none of the other batters revived the innings and Sindh were bowled out for 251 in the 45th over.
Chasing 251, Northern started off poorly as both Ali Imran and Haider Ali perished early on in the innings. Mohammad Hurraira held one end strong and smashed 41 off just 39 balls. Umar Amin then took the responsibility to take his team over the line and remained unbeaten at 41 to win the match for Northern by 2 runs, according to the DLS method.
Current Form Southern Punjab:
Southern Punjab lost their third match of the tournament against Central Punjab by 4 wickets.
Central Punjab won the toss and elected to bowl first. Zain Abbas and Mukhtar Ahmed perished within the powerplay overs and this put Southern Punjab under pressure early on. Agha Salman and Mohammad Imran in the middle showed good fight and combined together for the 4th wicket to collect 84 runs between each other. After skipper Salman’s dismissal, Azam Khan upped the ante against the Central Punjab bowling attack and smashed 33 in 27 balls. Southern Punjab were eventually bowled out for 252 in the 49th over of their innings.
For Central Punjab, Wahab Riaz picked up 3 wickets for just 33 runs.
Chasing 252, Central Punjab lost Ahmed Shehzad and Muhammad Akhlaq early on in the innings. After the early blows, Rizwan Hussain and Hussain Talat took over the responsibility to take their team over the line. Rizwan Hussain scored 59 off 75 balls while Hussain Talat made an unbeaten 84 off 74 deliveries to take his team home in the 48th over with 4 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Salman Ali Agha (Captain), Aamir Yamin, Abbas Afridi, Ali Majid, Azam Khan (WK), Faisal Akram, Hassan Khan, Imran Randhawa, Khushdil Shah, Rahat Ali, Sharoon Siraj, Sohaib Maqsood, Tayyab Tahir, Zain Abbas, Zeeshan Ashraf (WK) and Zia-ul-Haq.
Shadab Khan (Captain), Aamir Jamal, Ali Imran, Asif Ali, Athar Mahmood, Haider Ali, Imad Wasim, Mehran Mumtaz, Mubasir Khan, Mohammad Huraira, Musa Khan, Nasir Nawaz, Rohail Nazir (WK), Salman Irshad, Umar Amin and Zaman Khan
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – Northern
Who will win? – Northern
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Agha Salman (Southern Punjab), Haider Ali (Northern)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) –Faisal Akram (Southern Punjab), Imad Wasim (Northern)
Most Sixes – Agha Salman (Southern Punjab), Haider Ali (Northern)
Player of the Match- Haider Ali (Northern)
Team Scores Batting first – Southern Punjab 240+, Northern 290+
Match Handicap: Northern
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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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