CEP vs NOR: Central Punjab was on the receiving end of a three-wicket loss from Sindh in spite of having a stronghold in the first innings of the game. The skipper, Babar Azam scored a trailblazing knock of 102 off just 59 deliveries, Umar Akmal and Rizwan Hussain also contribute by an onslaught in the final few overs which put forward a target of 189.
Northen Punjab under the leadership of Imad Wasim will look to start the season with positivity through players such as Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz and Sohail Tanvir.
Central Punjab vs Northern Playing Eleven
Central Punjab- Ahmed Shahzad, Babar Azam (C), Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal, Rizwan Hussain, Usman Qadir, Saad Nasim, Bilal Asif, Nasim Shah, Faheem Ashraf, Waqas Maqsood
Northern- Sohail Akhtar, Rohail Nazir (WK), Naveed Malik, Umar Amin, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim (C), Mohammad Nawaz, Hammad Azam, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Sohail Tanvir.
Central Punjab vs Northern Squad
Central Punjab: Babar Azam (c), Ahmed Shehzad (vc), Salman Butt, Kamran Akmal (wk), Umer Akmal, Rizwan Hussain, Saad Naseem, Faheem Ashraf, Hassan Ali, Naseem Sham, Waqas Maqsood, Ahmed Bashir, Bilal Asif, Zafar Gohar, Usman Qadir, Ali Shan (wk)
Northern: mad Wasim (c), Umar Amin, Sohail Tanveer, Hammad Azam, Asif Ali, Muhammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir,Haider Ali, Sohail Akhtar, Rohail Nazir, Harris Rauf, Musa Khan, Zaid Alam,Ali Imran, Naveed Malik