Defending champions Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will lock horns with Balochistan in Pakistan’s National One Day Championship 2022 final at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Friday, April 1. The match will start at 10:00 AM IST.
Led by Khalid Usman, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa defeated Central Punjab by six wickets in the first semi-final to secure their place in the summit clash. The reigning champions earlier finished third in the league phase with 12 points from nine matches - registering six wins and three defeats.
On the other hand, Balochistan have been the dominant side in the tournament so far, finishing at the top of the points table with 14 points from nine matches. The Yasir Shah-led side secured seven victories and two losses before beating Sindh by 13 runs in their semi-final encounter.
Earlier in the tournament, Balochistan defeated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by eight wickets in their first meeting before the latter took revenge by securing a 49-run victory in their last encounter.
Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa captain Khalid Usman has been the highest wicket-taker in the 50-over competition so far, bagging 23 wickets in 11 matches at an economy of 4.76.
For Balochistan, Haseebullah Khan has been the standout batter, amassing 569 runs in 11 matches at an impressive average of 56.90 while skipper Yasir Shah has been the wrecker-in-chief with the ball - picking 20 wickets in 11 matches at an economy of 5.03.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Balochistan playing XI (probable)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa playing XI (probable): Ashfaq Ahmed, Muhammad Mohsin Khan, Kamran Ghulam, Adil Amin, Mohammad Sarwar, Rehan Afridi (wicket-keeper), Khalid Usman (captain), Imran Khan, Sameen Gul, Mohammad Imran, Sajid Khan
Balochistan playing XI (probable): Imran Butt, Haseebullah Khan (wicket-keeper), Abdul Bangalzai, Asad Safiq, Ayaz Tasawar, Bismillah Khan, Amad Butt, Yasir Shah (captain), Kashif Bhatti, Khurram Shahzad, Akif Javed
Where to watch the National One Day Championship 2022 final live in India?
Live streaming of the National One Day Championship 2022 final between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan will be available on the FanCode app and website in India.
There will be no live telecast of the National One Day Championship 2022 final on any TV channel in India.
Play fantasy cricket with SportsAdda. Create your team, track your progress and win prizes. Start here.
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates from the world of sports!
Interested in cricket betting? Click here to check out the list of top sites.
Featured photo: Randy Brooks / AFP