PNG vs VAN, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for Match 2 of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup East Asia Pacific Qualifier 2023


Match Preview

It will be PNG vs VAN for the 2nd game of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup East Asia Pacific Qualifier tomorrow at Papua New Guinea.

Furthermore, looking back at their previous games, Papua New Guinea was defeated by Canada in a one-off tournament.

Meanwhile, Vanuatu also participated in a one-off tournament and played the final of the tournament wherein they were defeated by PNGXI.

Therefore, both these teams will look to get back to winning ways by starting well in this tournament.

Thus, we will get a good game between these two sides tomorrow.

Match Details

Match: Papua New Guinea vs Vanuatu, Match 2

Venue: Amini Park, Papua New Guinea

Date: 22nd July 2023

Time: 9:00 AM IST

Pitch Report

The surface in Papua New Guinea will be a balanced one for this game. Moreover, teams will have to score around 170 or more in the 1st innings to win this game. Therefore, the team winning the toss should opt to bat first here.

Full Squads for PNG vs VAN, Match 2

Papua New Guinea

Hiri Hiri, Lega Siaka, Sese Bau, Tony Ura, Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Jack Gardner, Norman Vanua, Riley Hekure, Hila Vare (wk), Kiplin Doriga (wk), Alei Nao, John Kariko, Kabua Morea, Semo Kamea


Andrew Mansale, Curran Tor William Kendrick, Junior Kaltapau, Wamejo Wotu, Joshua Rasu, Nalin Nipiko, Patrick Matautaava (c), Ronald Tari, Clement Tommy (wk), Jamal Vira (wk), Jarryd Allan (wk), Apolinaire Stephen, Darren Wotu, Godfrey Mangau, Kenny Tari, Obed Yosef, Simpson Obed, Tony Tamata, Williamsing Nalisa

Probable Playing XI for PNG vs VAN, Match 2

Papua New Guinea

Assad Vala (c), Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Tony Ura, Riley Hekure, Norman Vanua, Hila Vare (wk), Kabua Vagi-Morea, Semi Kamea, Hiri Hiri


Nalin Nipiko, Clemment Tommy (wk), Junior Kaltapau, Patrick Matautaava (c), Ronald Tari, Andrew Mansale, Wamejo Wotu, Joshua Rasu, Simpson Obed, Darren Wotu, Obed Yosef

Match Prediction for PNG vs VAN, Match 2

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that this will be an even contest between these two sides.

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