The seventh match of the Pepsi Pakistan Cup 2018 will be played between table toppers Federal Areas and Punjab tomorrow at Faisalabad. The match will begin at 14:30 Local or 03:00 pm IST. Federal Areas have two wins in two games and tops the points table while Punjab has 1 win and 1 loss so far.
In the last encounter, Punjab suffered a big loss by 10 wickets against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while Federal Areas bundled out Sindh for 93 and registered a 149 runs win.
Now, let’s have a look at PJB vs FATA team news and PJB vs FATA playing 11.
Federal Areas have two wins in as many games and might stick to the last playing 11. The management has no reason to tinker the winning combination.
Punjab encountered a humiliating loss in the last encounter against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The bowlers failed to take a single wicket. A couple of changes are expected in the bowling attack.
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Shoaib Malik (c), Shahid Yousuf, Wahab Riaz, Zain Abbas, Imran Khan, Sahibzada Farhan, Mohammad Rizwan (vc), Abdul Samad, Asif Ali, Ashfaq Ahmed, Usama Mir, Sohail Akhtar, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Sami, Abdul Rehman Muzammil
Kamran Akmal (c), Sohaib Maqsood (vc), Sarmad Bhatti, Abid Ali, Awais Zia, Ashiq Ali, Saad Nasim, Hussain Talat, Raza Ali Dar, Raza Hasan, Amad Butt, Agha Salman, Waqas Maqsood, Usman Khan, Umaid Asif
Sahibzada Farhan, Usama Mir, Mohammad Imran, Mohammad Rizwan, Zain Abbas, Shoaib Malik (c), Kashif Bhatti, Asif Ali, Shahid Yousuf, Mohammad Sami, Imran Khan
Hussain Talat, Kamran Akmal (c), Sohaib Maqsood, Awais Zia, Agha Salman, Umaid Asif, Abid Ali, Waqas Maqsood, Saad Nasim, Usman Khan, Raza Hasan
For PJB the key batters will be Asif Ali, S Farhan, and M Rizwan. All the three have scored centuries in the previous matches.
In bowling, Punjab lacks a bit. Only Kashif Bhatti has taken wickets so far. M Sami and M Imran need to contribute.
For FATA, the key batters will be Abid Ali, skipper Kamran Akmal, and Saad Nasim. They are the leading run scorers for Federal Areas.
In bowling, Raza Hasan, Agha Salman, and Waqas Maqsood are the leading wicket-takers.
Looking at the points table and the last encounter of both the sides, Federal areas would be favorite in tomorrow’s clash. Federal Areas has played two games and managed a win in each of the game. They registered a thumping 149 runs in the last game against Sindh.
On the opposite, Punjab has 1 win in their 2 games so far. Their bowlers have failed to take wickets and that is their biggest worry so far.
As per our prediction, Federal Areas will be favorite.
Please note: The above-provided PJB vs FATA Halaplay match prediction is based on our research and analysis. We suggest you pick your own playing 11 from the squad listed above. Remember, management has the final call.
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