PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The pitch assists bowlers more than batsmen. The pacers can exploit the swing on offer.
The weather at Iqbal Stadium on Wednesday is expected to be clear without any threat of rain. The temperature would be around 26 degrees Celsius with a few clouds hovering around.
- Balochistan would hope for a better performance after being defeated by Northern Pakistan.
- In the match against Southern Punjab, Imam-ul-Haq and Awais Zia will open the innings for Balochistan.
- The wicket-keeper batsmen Bismillah Khan and Imran Butt will follow the openers.
- Skipper Haris Sohail missed the last game against Northern Punjab but is not yet known whether he will return for this game.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF BALOCHISTAN:
Imam-ul-Haq, Awais Zia, Bismillah Khan, Imran Butt, Hussain Talat, Taimur Khan/Haris Sohail, Amad Butt, Yasir Shah, Umar Gul, Mohammad Asghar, Akif Javed.
- Southern Punjab has knocked out Sindh by 34 runs earlier this week with the arrivals of Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik.
- In the match against Balochistan, Skipper Shan Masood will open the innings along with veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez.
- Shoaib Maqsood and Shoaib Malik will form the backbone of the middle-order along with wicket-keeper batsman Umar Siddiq.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF Southern Punjab:
Shan Masood, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Maqsood, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Saif Badar, Umar Siddiq, Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti, Zahid Mahmood, Mohammad Irfan.
OUR FANTASY LEAGUE PICKS FOR Balochistan vs Southern Punjab – 2nd Semi-Final IN PAKISTAN NATIONAL T20 CUP 2019 ARE MENTIONED BELOW:
- Bismillah Khan
- S Maqsood
- Awais Zia (VC)
- Mohammad Hafeez
- Amir Yamin
- Wahab Riaz (C)
- M Irfan
- Z Mehmood
- Yasir Shah
- A Javed
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*Disclaimer: A team here is picked based on the perception, analysis, and gut feeling of the author. When you select your team, analyze the points mentioned to arrive at your own decision.*