Balochistan (BAL) will take on Southern Punjab (SOP) in the fifth match of the National T20 Cup at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on Thursday, September 1. Ahead of the match, here's all you need to know about the BAL vs SOP Dream11 Fantasy prediction.
Balochistan started their National T20 Cup campaign with a two-run win over Central Punjab and are currently third in the standings. Southern Punjab, meanwhile, are rock-bottom of the points table, having lost their opening fixture to Sindh by 42 runs.
BAL vs SOP Match Details, Match 5
The fifth match of the National T20 Cup will be played on September 1 at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi. The match is set to take place at 10:00 am IST.
BAL vs SOP, National T20 Cup, Match 5
Date and Time: 30th August, 2022, 10:00 am IST
Venue: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
BAL vs SOP Pitch Report
The pitch at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium is a sporting one. While the initial phase will be dominated by the pacers, the batters can target the spinners in the middle overs. Each of the last three matches played at the venue have been won by teams batting first.
Last 3 Matches (this tournament)
Matches won by batting first: 3
Matches won by bowling first: 0
Average first-innings score: 180
Average second-innings score: 170
BAL vs SOP Form Guide (Last 5 matches)
Southern Punjab: L-W-L-W-W
BAL vs SOP probable playing 11s for today’s match
BAL injury/team news
No major injury updates.
BAL Probable Playing 11
Shan Masood, Haseebullah Khan (WK), Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Abdul Bangalzai, Hussain Talat, Amad Butt, Yasir Shah C(), Khurram Shehzad, Kashif Bhatti, Akif Javed.
SOP injury/team news
No major injury updates.
SOP Probable Playing 11
Zeeshan Ashraf (WK), Sohaib Maqsood, Moinuddin, Zain Abbas, Sharoon Siraj, Agha Salman, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Ilyas, Sameen Gul, Faisal Akram, Ali Majid.
BAL vs SOP Dream11 Match Top Picks
Top Wicketkeeper pick
Haseebullah (1 match, 13 runs, Strike Rate: 118.18)
Haseebullah could be a decent pick as he is a reliable batter and also a skillful wicketkeeper. He scored 13 runs at a strike rate of 118.18 in the last match.
Top Batter pick
Asad Shafiq (1 match, 23 runs, Strike Rate: 191.66)
Shafiq can be a brilliant budget-friendly pick for your fantasy team as he is available for just 8.5 credits. He scored 23 runs at a strike rate of 191.66 in the last match.
Top All-rounder pick
Amad-Butt (1 matches, 21 runs and 3 wickets, Strike Rate: 225.00 and Economy Rate: 7.25)
Butt led Balochistan to victory in the last match with his brilliant all-round showing, scoring 21 runs and picking up three wickets. He will look to carry his momentum into Thursday's match.
Top Bowler pick
Mohammad Ilyas (1 match, 19 runs and 3 wickets, Strike Rate: 237.50 and Economy Rate: 7.250)
Ilyas is surely a must-have pick for your fantasy team as he is a lethal bowler who can also contribute with the bat down the order for Southern Punjab. He took three wickets at an economy rate of 7.25 in addition to scoring 19 runs in the last game.
BAL vs SOP match captain and vice-captain choices
Masood is a reliable middle-order batter who scored 54 runs at a strike rate of 150.00 in the last match.
Although Salman didn't perform well in the last match, a player like him cannot be overlooked for Thursday's contest. He scored four runs in the last game.
5 Must-picks with players stats for BAL vs SOP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket
BAL vs SOP match expert tips
Shan Masood could prove to be a wise multiplier choice as he can contribute at a high level with both the bat and ball in the BAL vs SOP contest.
BAL vs SOP Dream11 Prediction Team Today, Match 5, Head to Head League
Batters: Zain Abbas, Asad Shafiq, Sohaib Maqsood, Shan Masood (c)
All-rounders: Hussain Talat, Agha Salman (vc), Amad-Butt
Bowlers: Yasir Shah, Mohammad Ilyas, Faisal Akram
BAL vs SOP Dream11 Prediction Team Today, Match 5, Grand League
Wicketkeeper: Zeeshan Ashraf
Batters: Zain Abbas, Asad Shafiq, Shan Masood (vc), Abdul Bangalzai
All-rounders: Hussain Talat (c), Agha Salman, Amad-Butt
Bowlers: Khurram Shehzad, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Ilyas