Cricket Match Predictions: National T20 Cup 2020 - Balochistan vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Match 17
The 17th match of the National T20 Cup 2020 will be played between Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at the Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are placed at the 2nd spot in the National T20 Cup 2020 pile with wins in 4 of their 5 matches. The team has earned 8 points.
Mohammad Hafeez is their top run scorer and has made 207 runs at a strike rate of 169, with 18 fours and 12 sixes. Fakhar Zaman has also made 170 and has batted at a strike rate of 142.
Shaheen Shah Afridi, with two 5-ers, has picked up 12 wickets for Khyber. Junaid Khan has 7 scalps and has given away runs at 8.81 RPO.
They will come up against Balochistan who are placed at the 3rd spot in the National T20 Cup 2020 points table with 3 wins and 2 losses from 5 matches. The team has 6 points.
Imam-ul-Haq is the top scorer for Balochistan with 195 runs at a strike rate of 144. Haris Sohail has made 181 runs at 36.20.
Akif Javed has been the team's best bowler in the tournament with 6 wickets from 5 matches, including his best of 3/35. Yasir Shah and Umar Gul have 6 and 5 wickets respectively.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Balochistan – Haris Sohail (captain), Bismillah Khan (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Akbar-ur-Rehman, Akif Javed, Ammad Butt, Awais Zia, Imam-ul-Haq, Imran Butt, Imran Farhat, Kashif Bhatti, Khurram Shahzad, Taimur Khan, Umaid Asif, Umar Gul, Usama Mir and Yasir Shah.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Mohammad Rizwan (captain, wicketkeeper), Junaid Khan (vice-captain), Arshad Iqbal, Asif Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imran Khan Snr, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Haris (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Mohsin, Sahibzada Farhan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Usman Khan Shinwari, Wahab Riaz and Zohaib Khan.
Cricket Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Balochistan
Who will win? – Balochistan
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Mohammad Hafeez (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Imam-ul-Haq (Balochistan)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Amad Butt (Balochistan)
Most Sixes – Mohammad Hafeez (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Haris Sohail (Balochistan)
Man of the Match – Imam-ul-Haq
Team Scores Batting first – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 175+, Balochistan 180+
Match Handicap Balochistan
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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