Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 Final - Netherlands v Papua New Guinea
The final of the ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 will be played between Netherlands and Papua New Guinea at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.
The main objective of the tournament was to earn a qualification for the 2020 T20 World Cup which has already been earned. Although less important, Netherlands and Papua New Guinea will now focus on winning this tournament to establish their supremacy among the associate nations.
Netherlands ended at the second spot in group A of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup qualifier 2019 points table after the league stage with five wins and one loss from 6 games. They then advanced to play off 1 where they beat UAE by 8 wickets. In the semi final, they beat Ireland quite comfortably by 21 runs.
Ben Cooper, Ryan ten Doeschate and Roelof van der Merwe were the top scorers for the team in the semi-final but it was really the three wickets from Peter Seiler and two each from Roelof van der Merwe and Fred Klaassen which sealed the deal for the Dutch.
They will be up against Papua New Guinea who topped in their group with 5 wins and one loss from 6 matches. When the two teams clashed in the league stage PNG, came out victoria by 5 wickets courtesy of two wickets from Charles Amini and contributions from Tony Ura, Assad Vala and Sese Bau with bat.
Papua New Guinea are coming off an 18-run win over Namibia in semi-final 2.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Netherlands- Max ODowd, Ben Cooper, Colin Ackermann, Ryan ten Doeschate, Pieter Seelaar, Scott Edwards, Roelof van der Merwe, Timm van der Gugten, Fred Klaassen, Brandon Glover, Paul van Meekeren
Papua New Guinea- Tony Ura, Assad Vala, Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Riley Hekure, Kiplin Doriga, Norman Vanua, Jason Kila, Damien Ravu, Nosaina Pokana
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Papua New Guinea
Who will win? – Papua New Guinea
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ryan ten Doeschate (Netherlands), Assad Vala (Papua New Guinea)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Paul van Meekeren (Netherlands), Norman Vanua (Papua New Guinea)
Most Sixes – Ryan ten Doeschate (Netherlands), Assad Vala (Papua New Guinea)
Player of the Match – Assad Vala
Team Scores Batting first – Netherlands 155+, Papua New Guinea 160+
Match Handicap Papua New Guinea
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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