Cricket Match Predictions: National T20 Cup 2020 - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab - Match 8
The 8th match of the National T20 Cup 2020 will be played between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Southern Punjab at the Multan Cricket Stadium in Pakistan.
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Southern Punjab are placed at the bottom of the National T20 Cup 2020 with losses in both their matches. The team is yet to open its account.
Zeeshan Ashraf has been their top run scorer with 88 runs, made at a strike rate of 162. He has the best of 73 and has made his runs at an average of 44. Sohaib Maqsood has also been in fine touch, having made 69 runs.
Zahid Mahmood and Aamer Yamin are the top wicket takers for the side with 3 and 2 wickets respectively.
They will come up against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa who are placed at the 5th spot in the National T20 Cup 2020 with one win and one loss from 2 matches. The team has 2 points.
Mohammad Rizwan is the top scorer for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 74 runs at a strike rate of 134. Sahibzada Farhan played a good hand of 62 the other day.
Shaheen Shah Afridi has been the team's best bowler in the tournament with 6 wickets from 2 matches, including a 5-wicket haul. Junaid Khan has given away runs at 11.00 RPO.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
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.
Southern Punjab – Shan Masood (captain), Hussain Talat (vice-captain), Aamir Yamin, Ali Shafiq, Bilawal Bhatti, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan, Rahat Ali (subject to fitness), Saif Baddar, Sohaib Maqsood, Umer Khan, Umar Siddiq Khan, Zahid Mehmood and Zeeshan Ashraf (wicketkeeper).
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Southern Punjab
Who will win? – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Mohammad Rizwan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Shan Masood (Southern Punjab)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shaheen Shah Afridi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Aamer Yamin (Southern Punjab)
Most Sixes – Mohammad Rizwan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Shan Masood (Southern Punjab)
Man of the Match – Shaheen Shah Afridi
Team Scores Batting first – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 180+, Southern Punjab 170+
Match Handicap Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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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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