Cricket Match Predictions: National T20 Cup 2020 - Northern vs Central Punjab - Match 15
The 15th match of the National T20 Cup 2020 will be played between Northern and Central Punjab at the Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
Northern (Pakistan) vs Central Punjab (Pakistan), 15th Match
Central Punjab are placed at the 5th spot in the National T20 Cup 2020 with one win and 4 losses from 5 matches. The team has 2 points.
Abdullah Shafique is the top scorer for Central Punjab with 236 runs at a strike rate of 136. Shafique has struck 26 boundaries and 5 sixes. Kamran Akmal has also added 158 runs.
Ehsan Adil is the best bowler for the side with 7 wickets and the best of 3/40. Usman Qadir has also bagged 7 scalps.
Northern are placed at the top of the National T20 Cup 2020 leaderboard with wins in all of their 5 matches. The team is with 10 points.
Zeeshan Malik has been their top run scorer with 192 runs, made at a strike rate of 139. He has the best of 84 and has made his runs at an average of 48. Haider Ali has also been in fine touch, having made 156 runs.
Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan are the top wicket takers for the side with 10 and 8 wickets respectively.
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.
Northern – Imad Wasim (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Ali Imran, Asif Ali, Farzan Raja, Haider Ali, Hammad Azam, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir (wicketkeeper), Sohail Akhtar, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Amin and Zeeshan Malik.
Cricket Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Central Punjab
Who will win? – Northern
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Haider Ali (Northern), Abdullah Shafique (Central Punjab)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Muhammad Musa (Northern), Ehsan Adil (Central Punjab)
Most Sixes – Haider Ali (Northern), Abdullah Shafique (Central Punjab)
Man of the Match – Haider Ali
Team Scores Batting first – Northern 195+, Central Punjab 175+
Match Handicap Northern
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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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