Cricket Match Predictions: Pakistan National T20 Cup 2021 - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab - Final: 13th Oct
The Final of the Pakistan National T20 Cup 2021 will be played between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Central Punjab at Lahore, Pakistan.
Central Punjab beat Sindh by 7 wickets in the semi-final.
Central Punjab finished at the 2nd spot in the Pakistan National T20 Cup 2021 points table with 6 wins and 4 losses from their 10 matches of the league.
Ahmed Shahzad is the top run-scorer for Central Punjab with 300 runs at a strike rate of 129. He has struck 40 fours and 3 sixes. Babar Azam has also made 286 runs at a strike rate of 143.
Wahab Riaz has been the best bowler for Central Punjab and has picked up 12 wickets while bowling at an average of 20 and an economy rate of 6.67.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa beat Northern by 5 wickets in the semi-final.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ended up at the top spot in the Pakistan National T20 Cup 2021 points table with 6 wins and 4 losses from their 10 matches of the league.
Sahibzada Farhan is the top run-scorer for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 421 runs at a strike rate of 135. He has struck 43 fours and 12 sixes. Iftikhar Ahmed has also made 364 runs at a strike rate of 164.
Imran Khan has been the best bowler for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and has picked up 15 wickets while bowling at an average of 24 and an economy rate of 8.29.
Central Punjab – Babar Azam (captain), Hasan Ali (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafique, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Ahmed Shehzad, Ehsan Adil, Faheem Ashraf, Hussain Talat, Kamran Akmal (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Akhlaq (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Hafeez, Qasim Akram, Saif Badar, Shoaib Malik, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz and Waqas Maqsood
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Mohammad Rizwan (captain and wicketkeeper), Shaheen Shah Afridi (vice-captain), Adil Amin, Arshad Iqbal, Asif Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imran Khan Snr, Israrullah, Maaz Khan, Mohammad Haris (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Imran Khan, Mohammad Wasim, Mussadiq Ahmed and Sahibzada Farhan
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Who will win? – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sahibzada Farhan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Ahmed Shahzad (Central Punjab)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Imran Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Wahab Riaz (Central Punjab)
Most Sixes – Sahibzada Farhan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Ahmed Shahzad (Central Punjab)
Man of the Match – Sahibzada Farhan
Team Scores Batting first – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 180+, Central 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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