The 1st Semi-Final of the Pakistan One Day Cup 2021 will be played between Sindh and Central Punjab at State Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex, Karachi on Friday.
This match is scheduled to start at 09:30 AM Local Time (10.00 AM IST) and could be streamed live on PCB’s YT.
Sindh and Central Punjab are all set to play the first Semi-Final Pakistan One Day Cup 2021. Sindh will come into this match as favourites. They topped the points table after the league stage, having won 7 out of 10 matches. They easily chase a mammoth target of 348 against Southern Punjab. However, they lost their last match against the same team by 4 wickets.
On the other hand, Central Punjab will look forward to continuing their winning momentum. They finished at the 4th spot on the points table, having won 5 out of 10 matches they played so far. We can expect a thrilling semi-final, as Sindh will step out on the field to get revenge for the last game.
SIN vs CEP Weather Report for Semi-Final 1:
It will be a sunny day in Karachi on Friday with temperatures ranging around 24-28 Degrees Celsius mark. The weather in Karachi has been brilliant for cricket. There is no change in the weather for this match as well.
The track at the State Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex is a batting-friendly, where anything above 300 is easily chased. So, the team winning the toss will look to chase on this venue.
Average first innings score:
323 (Last five matches played at this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 4; Lost – 1; Tied – 0
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Injury and Availability News:
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SIN vs CEP Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Khurram Manzoor, Ahsan Ali, Omair Bin Yousaf, Asad Shafiq (c), Saad Ali, Hassan Khan, Hasan Mohsin, Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Umar, Ghulam Mudassar.
Saud Shakeel, Aaliyan Mahmood, Abrar Ahmed, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Azam Khan, Shahnawaz Dhani, Sharjeel Khan.
Tayyab Tahir, Rizwan Hussain, Usman Salahuddin, Raza Ali Dar, Saad Nasim (c), Qasim Akram, Muhammad Akhlaq, Zafar Gohar, Usman Qadir, Ahmed Bashir, Mohammad Ali.
Hasan Ali, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Junaid Ali, Ali Shan, Ali Zaryab, Bilal Asif, Bilawal Iqbal, Mohammad Saad, Sohaibullah, Waqas Maqsood.
SIN vs CEP Top picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Khurram Manzoor is the highest run-scorer for his team, having scored 567 runs at an average of 70.87 from his ten outings.
Mohammad Umar will be the key bowler for Sindh in the upcoming game. He has picked up 14 wickets in 6 matches at an economy rate of 5.65 runs per over.
Central Punjab’s opening batsman, Tayyab Tahir is a good vice-captaincy choice for your team as he has scored 539 runs and has the ability to score runs at the top-order.
Central Punjab’s leading wicket-taker of the tournament, Usman Qadir is a must pick for your fantasy team. He has scalped 14 wickets in just six matches he has played.
Qasim Akram has amassed 385 runs for his team at an average of around 43. He has picked up 5 wickets as well.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Qasim Akram, Saad Nasim
Vice-Captain Options – Khurram Manzoor, Tayyab Tahir
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SIN vs CEP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Muhammad Akhlaq
Batters – Tayyab Tahir, Rizwan Hussain, Khurram Manzoor (VC)
All-Rounders – Saad Nasim, Qasim Akram (C), Hassan Khan, Mohammad Umar
Bowlers – Usman Qadir, Mohammad Asghar, Ghulam Mudassar
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SIN vs CEP Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Muhammad Akhlaq
Batters – Tayyab Tahir (VC), Asad Shafiq, Khurram Manzoor
All-Rounders – Saad Nasim (VC), Raza Ali Dar, Qasim Akram, Hasan Mohsin
Bowlers – Mohammad Asghar, Ghulam Mudassar, Usman Qadir
It is advisable to take four all-rounders in your Dream11 Fantasy team as they can add points with both the bat and ball.
Today’s SIN vs CEP Probable Winners:
Sindh are 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.
Source: The source of this content is our cricket news platform Crictracker.
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