Cricket Match Predictions: National T20 Cup 2020 - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab - Match 26
The 26th match of the National T20 Cup 2020 will be played between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Central Punjab at the Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
Central Punjab are placed at the 5th spot in the National T20 Cup 2020 points table with 3 wins and 6 losses from 9 matches. The team has 6 points.
Abdullah Shafique is the top scorer for Central Punjab with 295 runs at a strike rate of 133 with 32 boundaries and 6 sixes. Babar Azam has started well, making 236 runs from 4 matches.
Ehsan Adil is the best bowler for the side with 11 wickets and the best of 3/40. Usman Qadir has also bagged 10 scalps.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are placed at the 2nd spot in the National T20 Cup 2020 pile with wins in 5 of their 8 matches. The team has earned 10 points.
Fakhar Zaman is their top run scorer and has made 271 runs at a strike rate of 141, with 30 fours and 12 sixes. Mohammad Hafeez has also made 228 runs and has batted at a strike rate of 150.
Shaheen Shah Afridi is the top wicket-taker for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 16 wickets. Junaid Khan has 9 scalps and has given away runs at 8.57 RPO.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Central Punjab – Babar Azam (captain), Saad Nasim (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Abid Ali, Ahmed Bashir, Bilal Asif, Ehsan Adil, Faheem Ashraf, Irfan Khan Niazi, Kamran Akmal (wicketkeeper), Naseem Shah, Qasim Akram, Rizwan Hussain, Sohaibullah, Usman Qadir and Zafar Gohar.
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 Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Who will win? – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Abdullah Shafique (Central Punjab), Mohammad Hafeez (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Usman Qadir (Central Punjab), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Most Sixes – Kamran Akmal (Central Punjab), Mohammad Hafeez (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Man of the Match – Mohammad Hafeez
Team Scores Batting first – Central Punjab 180+, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 195+
Match Handicap Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Match Analytics and Odds
The form of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would suggest your cricket betting on this match should be with them.
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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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