ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 - Papua New Guinea v Singapore - who will win?

Papua New Guinea players celebrate
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The 31st match of the ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 will be played between Papua New Guinea and Singapore at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.

Fourteen countries are battling it out to decide the six teams that will qualify for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia, taking place between 18 October and 15 November 2020. This event is the culmination of a global qualification process that offered all ICC Members the opportunity to reach the T20 World Cup, if you were looking good odds at betting bonus uk you would probably be looking for the which teams will qualify and who will win this match..

In Group A are Scotland, the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea, Namibia, Singapore, Kenya and Bermuda. In Group B are hosts UAE, Ireland, Oman, Hong Kong, Canada, Jersey and Nigeria.

The teams are divided into two groups of seven. All members of a group play each other once. The table-topper of each group seals one qualification spot for the Men's T20 World Cup 2020, as well as a semi-final berth in the qualifying tournament.

At this stage, Singapore are placed at the fifth spot in group A of ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 with two wins and two losses from 4 matches. The team has four points and a net run rate of -0.402.

Papua New Guinea have a good record with two wins and one loss from 3 games. The team has four points and an impressive net run rate of +2.673 which came due to their 10-wicket win over Bermuda and 81-run victory against Namibia. PNG lost its last match against Scotland by 4 runs.

Openers Assad Vala and Tony Ura have scored 121 runs each For Papua New Guinea. Ura has scored at a strike rate of 126.04 and has the highest of 71 while Vala has the top score of unbeaten 53 and has scored at a better strike rate of 142.35.

Norman Vanua has picked up five wickets from three games. Skipper Vala has also contributed with five wickets from three games.

Singapore wicketkeeper Surendran Chandramohan is their top-scorer with 119 runs from 4 matches at an average of almost 40. He has scored at a strike rate of over 100 and has the best of 51. Navin Param also has 119 runs from 4 games.

Among the bowlers, Amjad Mahboob has picked up 6 wickets from 4 matches at an average of under 20 but has been expensive and has given runs at almost 9 runs per over.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Papua New Guinea- Assad Vala, Tony Ura, Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Riley Hekure, Kiplin Doriga, Norman Vanua, Jason Kila, Damien Ravu, Nosaina Pokana

Singapore- Surendran Chandramohan, Tim David, Aritra Dutta, Manpreet Singh, Navin Param, Janak Prakash, Sidhant Singh, Amjad Mahboob, Selladore Vijayakumar, Aahan Gopinath Achar, Vinoth Baskaran

 

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