Hong Kong vs Papua New Guinea Match Preview

Hong Kong vs Papua New Guinea (1).jpgHong Kong and Papua New Guinea lock horns against each other in the 9th place playoff of the World Cup Qualifiers at Old Hararians Sports Club. Both the teams had not-so-memorable WCQ event but would like to close it on a high note.

 

When: 17 march 01:00 PM IST

Venue:  Old Hararians Sports Club, Harare

 

Venue Stats ODI:

Total matches                                 3

Matches won batting first            2

Matches won bowling first          1

Average 1st Inns scores                290

Average 2nd Inns scores               196

Highest total recorded                  357/4 (50 Ov) by WI vs UAE

Lowest total recorded                   91/10 (29.3 Ov) by UAE vs IRE

Highest score chased                    201/4 (43 Ov) by WI vs PNG

Lowest score defended                357/4 (50 Ov) by WI vs UAE

 

Team News

 

 Papua New Guinea:

There is a chance of PNG making some changes to the lineup that faced Nepal on Thursday.

Hong Kong:

Hong Kong can give those on the bench a look in for this one.

 

SQUAD

Papua New Guinea: Sese Bau, Alei Nao, Chad Soper, Norman Vanua, Kiplin Doriga (wk), John Reva, Tony Ura, Jason Kila, Assad Vala (c), Mahuru Dai, Charles Amini, Lega Siaka, Vani Morea, Jack Vare, Damien Ravu.

 

Hong Kong: Nadeem Ahmed, Aizaz Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Babar Hayat (c), Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah, Tanwir Afzal, Anshuman Rath, Christopher Carter (wk), Simandeep Singh, Ehsan Khan, Waqas Barkat, Tanveer Ahmed, Scott McKechnie, Shahid Wasif, Ahsan Abbasi

 

PROBABLE11

Papua New Guinea:

Sese Bau, Alei Nao, Chad Soper, Norman Vanua, Kiplin Doriga (wk), John Reva, Tony Ura, Jason Kila, Assad Vala (c), Mahuru Dai, Charles Amini.

Hong Kong:

Nadeem Ahmed, Aizaz Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Babar Hayat (c), Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah, Tanwir Afzal, Anshuman Rath, Christopher Carter (wk), Simandeep Singh, Ehsan Khan.

 

KEY PLAYERS

 

Hong Kong:

Nizakat Khan

Babar Hayat

Papua New Guinea:

Tony Ura

Assad Vala

 

PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT

Tony Ura

 

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