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Namibia vs Papua New Guinea, ST20 2021, Today Match Prediction

10 October 2021 | 15:00 | ICC Academy, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Toss Winner - Papua New Guinea won the toss and chose to bowl first

winner Namibia beat Papua New Guinea by 14 runs

Papua New Guinea face uphill battle against in-form Namibia

  • Namibia registered a comfortable win over Scotland in a game played on Friday.
  • Papua New Guinea suffered comprehensive defeat at the hands of Scotland
  • Stephan Baard, Craig Williams and Ruben Trumpelmann delivered excellent performances for Namibia in the previous match.

Expect Namibia to register a comprehensive win over Papua New Guinea.

  • Tournament: UAE Summer T20 Bash 2021
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: ICC Academy, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Toss: To Bat

nam vs png Match Prediction & Analysis

Namibia and Papua New Guinea will lock horns in the seventh match of the 2021 UAE Summer T20 Bash competition to be played in Dubai on Sunday.

In the previous match, bowlers delivered excellent performance to help Namibia setup a comfortable win over Scotland. Captain Gerhard Erasmus will be hoping that the side can end the competition on a winning note.

On the other hand, Papua New Guinea will be hoping to learn from their mistakes and deliver a decent show with bat and ball in this dead rubber.

Teams Preview

Namibia Preview

The side has put in impressive performances against United Arab Emirates and Scotland in the UAE Summer T20 Bash competition.

In the batting department, the onus will be on opener Stephan Baard, Gerhard Erasmus, Craig Williams, David Wiese and JJ Smit to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the previous game, Craig Williams was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 50 runs off 37 balls with the help of seven fours and two sixes. He was well supported by Stephan Baard, who chipped in with 39 runs off 41 balls with the help of four boundaries and two sixes.

JJ Smit scored 20 not out off 17 balls with the help of one four and one six, whereas Gerhard Erasmus chipped in with 11 runs off eight balls.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, David Wiese and JJ Smit to deliver crucial breakthroughs.

In the previous encounter, Ruben Trumpelmann was the pick of the bowlers and finished with figures of 2 for 23 in his four overs. Jan Frylinck and David Wiese bowled well and claimed two wickets apiece.

Namibia Predicted Playing XI:

Stephan Baard, Zane Green (wk), Bernard Scholtz, Craig Williams, David Wiese, Jan Frylinck, JJ Smit, Karl Birkenstock, Ruben Trumpelmann, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Pikky Ya France

Namibia Key Players From Previous Game Of UAE Summer T20 Bash 2021

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
C Williams 50 37 7 2 135.14
S Baard 39 41 2 2 95.12
J Smit 20 17 1 1 117.65
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Trumpelmann 4.0 1 23 2 5.75
D Wiese 4.0 0 38 2 9.5
J Frylinck 4.0 0 24 2 6
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Trumpelmann 4.0 1 23 2 5.75
D Wiese 4.0 0 38 2 9.5
J Frylinck 4.0 0 24 2 6

Namibia Actual Playing XI:

Jan Frylinck, Michael Van Lingen, Gerhard Erasmus, David Wiese, Pikky Ya France, Craig Williams, Zane Green, JJ Smit, Ben Shikongo, Stephan Baard, Bernard Scholtz

Papua New Guinea Preview

The side will not make any changes to their playing XI for their clash against Namibia.In the batting department, the onus will be on Assad Vala, Tony Ura, Lega Siaka and Sese Bau to deliver the bulk of the runs.

In the previous match, Captain Assad Vala played well and finished the innings with the top-score of 55 runs off 43 balls with the help of eight boundaries. He was well supported by Sese Bau, who scored 38 runs off 26 balls with the help of four fours and one six.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Sese Bau, Chad Soper, Nosaina Pokana and Charles Amini to deliver timely breakthroughs in this fixture.

Papua New Guinea Predicted Playing XI:

Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Tony Ura, Sese Bau, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Nosaina Pokana, Chad Soper, Norman Vanua, Jason Kila, Kabua Morea, Simon Atai

Papua New Guinea Actual Playing XI:

Norman Vanua, Nosaina Pokana, Kiplin Doriga, Sese Bau, Jason Kila, Assad Vala, Simon Atai, Charles Amin, Tony Ura, Damien Ravu, Chad Soper

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 29 0 mm. 1.51 k/h From: SSW 0%
03h 29 0 mm. 1.58 k/h From: SSW 0%
06h 30 0 mm. 2.67 k/h From: WSW 0%
09h 32 0 mm. 4.46 k/h From: W 0%
12h 33 0 mm. 5.37 k/h From: W 0%
15h 31 0 mm. 4.82 k/h From: W 0%
18h 30 0 mm. 2.85 k/h From: W 0%
21h 29 0 mm. 2.19 k/h From: SSW 0%

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the game will provide help to the spinners. The quick bowlers might find some help with the new-ball

Venue Details

Papua New Guinea will take heart from the fact that they have both their T20I matches played against Namibia.

Toss: To Bat

Both the teams will be keen to win the toss, bat first and post a score in excess of 155 runs. The previous two matches played at Dubai have been won by side batting second

NAM vs PNG Winning Prediction

Based on current form, Namibia will be outright favorites to win their game against Papua New Guinea. With likes of Stephan Baard, Craig Williams, Rubel Trumpelmann showing excellent form in the competition, Namibia will be hoping to deliver another clinical performance against Papua New Guinea.

On the other hand, Papua New Guinea will have to bowl exceedingly well to push Namibia in this contest.

Expect Namibia to register a comprehensive win over Papua New Guinea.

Author: Shoaib Z.