Live: Northern’s Imad wins toss, elects to bat first against Babar’s CP

Rawalpindi: Northern’s captain Imad Wasim has won the toss and elected to bat first against Central Punjab, who is led by Babar Azam.

Imad and Babar are playing for the first time in the ongoing National T20 Cup. The 25-year-old Babar was resting after his stint with Somerset in Blast T20. All-rounder Imad was representing Notts Outlaws, who won the Blast T20 championship.

All-rounder Faheem Ashraf has also making his comeback after missing the first-leg in Multan due to fitness issues.NorthernZeeshan Malik, Umar Amin, Rohail Nazir, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Hammad Azam, Imad Wasim (C), Sohail Akhtar, Mohammad Amir, Sohail Tanvir, Haris Rauf.Central PunjabBabar Azam (C), Kamran Akmal, Abdullah Shafique, Rizwan Hussain, Saad Nasim, Qasim Akram, Faheem Ashraf, Zafar Gohar, Usman Qadir, Ehsan Adil, Sohaibullah