Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: National T20 Cup 2020 - Northern vs Southern Punjab - 1st Semi-Final
The 1st Semi-Final match of the National T20 Cup 2020 will be played between Northern and Southern Punjab at the Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
Northern finished the league stage at the top of the National T20 Cup 2020 leaderboard with wins in 8 of their 10 matches.
Zeeshan Malik has been their top run scorer with 289 runs, made at a strike rate of 140. He has the best of 84 and has made his runs at an average of 36. Haider Ali has also been in good form with 276 runs.
Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan are the top wicket takers for the side with 17 and 14 wickets respectively.
Southern Punjab were placed at the 4th place of the National T20 Cup 2020 table after the group matches with wins in 4 and losses in 6 their 10 matches and qualified for the semis on net run rate.
Sohaib Maqsood has been their top run scorer with 377 runs, made at a strike rate of 175. He has the best of 81 and has made his runs at an average of 37. Khushdil Shah has played well, making 327 runs.
Mohammad Ilyas and Aamer Yamin are the top wicket takers for the side with 11 and 9 wickets respectively.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
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
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? – Northern
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Haider Ali (Northern), Khushdil Shah (Southern Punjab)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Haris Rauf (Northern), Mohammad Ilyas (Southern Punjab)
Most Sixes – Haider Ali (Northern), Shan Masood (Southern Punjab)
Man of the Match – Haris Rauf
Team Scores Batting first – Northern 195+, Southern 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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