NAM vs PNG Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for Match 1 of ICC Cricket World Cup League Two 2019-23

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Match Preview

NAM vs PNG: The next leg of ICC Cricket World Cup League Two 2019-23 will begin on 19th November 2022. Namibia will face Papua New Guinea at Wanderers Cricket Ground.

Namibia is 5th on the points table with 13 wins. They won four consecutive games, including two against Papua New Guinea. The team is stepping up nicely as a unit. The previous fixture between the two teams was dominated by Namibia with the bat as well as the ball. Hence, we expect Namibia to come down hard on Papua New Guinea.

Meanwhile, Papua New Guinea started off great in the tournament but suffered heavy losses in the middle. That has put them at the bottom of the points table. Though, they have played the least number of games out of all the teams. Overall, a good contest between Namibia and Papua New Guinea is likely to play out.

Match Details for NAM vs PNG

Series: ICC Cricket World Cup League Two 2019-23

Date: 19th November 2022 (Saturday)

Time: 1:00 PM IST

Venue: Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek

Pitch Report for NAM vs PNG

The pitch will be good for scoring. Hence, the team batting first will benefit the most. We expect another high-scoring game in the tournament. The weather will be cloudy with good chance of rain.

Probable Playing XI


Divan la Cock, Lohandre Louwrens (wicket-keeper), Stephan Baard, Michael van Lingen, Gerhard Erasmus (captain), Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni

Papua New Guinea

Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Hiri Hiri, Tony Ura, Lega Siaka, Sese Bau, Norman Vanua, Chad Soper, Kabua Morea, Simon Atai (wk), Nosaina Pokana

Match Predictions for NAM vs PNG

Namibia is the most probable winner of this match. They are one of the best performers in the tournament and look like a promising team. Papua New Guinea, on the other hand, still stands a chance at a comeback, but time is running out for them. Hence, they need to pick up the pace. Overall, it will be a good contest between the two rival teams.

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