National T20 Cup 2020 Final
There are 33 matches playing in National T20 Cup 2020.At the end the last final match was playing between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Southern Punjab.The final match was playing in Rawalpindi cricket stadium on 18 October 2020 Sunday. The Mohammad Rizwan-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa team and the Shan Masood-led Southern Punjab.First of all Southern Punjab team won the toss and elected to bowl first.The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa openers Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Rizwan put a 76-run partnership. When Rizwan was out then Mohammad Hafeez come and play well ining.He put 38 runs just 26 balls.when Mohammad Hafeez fell then Shoaib Malik played a brilliant ining.He smashed the Fastest Fifty of his T20 career in just 20 balls.
In the end,The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa teams set a good target for Southern Punjab.The total score is 207.southern punjab bowler Aamer Yamin, Zahid Mahmood, and Mohammad Imran, who took a one one wicket.
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The Southern punjab didn’t get off to the best start tournament’s highest wicket-taker Shaheen afridi sent Shan just in 7 and Sohaib Maqsood just 0 packing inside the first three overs. Then Zeeshan Ashraf 16 off 19 came to an end when he offered a regulation catch to extra cover off Wahab Riaz.So the Southern Punjab team just 34 runs for 3 in 5.2 overs.Then Hussain Talat and Khushdil Shah set a well partnership a 74 runs in just 43 balls.
Hussain fought hard for Southern Punjab with a stroke-filled 63runs in 33 balls, he left-hander hit six fours and three sixes before his innings was end, then brilliant diving catch by shoaib Malik at the long-on boundary off Wahab ball.
Both fighting stand to keep the case alive and put up 74 for the fourth wicket before Usman Shinwari removed Khusdil Shah. A remarkable diving catch on the boundary by Shoaib Malik sent Hussain Talat back. He had smashed a spirited 33 in just ball 63 but it wasn’t enough.
Then at the end Southern Punjab ended their innings at 196 for 8.
The man-of-the-match Shoaib Malik said: “I think your goal is to give your best shot always, at times you do well, at times you don’t. I want to thank my management, especially coach Abdul Razzaq and captain Mohammad Rizwan for backing me when I needed their backing the most as I was struggling.
The Mohammad Rizwan-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa collected a winning prize of PKR 5million while the Shan Masood-led Southern Punjab pocketed PKR2.5million.
Scores in brief:
Result of the final National T20 cup 2020:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 206-4, 20 overs (Fakhar Zaman 67, Shoaib Malik 56 not out, Mohammad Hafeez 38)
(Zahid Mahmood 1-32)
Southern Punjab 196-8, 20 overs (Hussain Talat 63, Muhammad Imran 38 not out, Khushdil Shah 34)
Shaheen Shah Afridi 3-36 & Wahab Riaz 3-36
Man-of-the-Match –Shoaib Malik
Man-of-the-Tournament (PKR 100,000) –Fakhar Zaman
Best Batsman (PKR 100,000) –Fakhar Zaman
Best Bowler (PKR 100,000) –Shaheen Shah Afridi
Best Wicketkeeper (PKR 100,000) –Mohammad Rizwan
Best Fielding Team –Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
National T20 Cup 2020 TABLE: