Scotland vs Papua New Guinea Match Prediction

 

Scotland and Papua New Guinea will be playing the fifth match of the T20 World Cup 2021 today at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat. You can catch the live streaming of today T20 match on Disney+ Hotstar from 7:30 PM (IST) onwards.

It will be the second game for both these teams. Scotland played its first game against Bangladesh, and Papua New Guinea played its first game against Oman in the tournament opener.

In the match against Scotland, Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field. Scotland made 140 runs for the loss of nine wickets. The credit for scoring these many runs goes to a single player, Chris Greaves. His 45 runs off 28 deliveries that included four fours and two sixes were the highest score by a Scottish batsman.

Mahedi Hasan picked three wickets for Bangladesh, and Mustafizur Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan picked two wickets each. Bangladesh lost a couple of early wickets, which pushed them towards backfoot. However, a partnership of 47 runs for the third wicket by Shakib and Mushfiqur Rahim brought the team back in the game.

Chris Greaves had a great day at the office as he managed to dismiss both the set batters. From that point onwards, Bangladesh never managed to jump back in the game and lost the match by a mere margin of six runs.

Bradley Wheal picked three, and Chris Greaves picked two wickets for Scotland. Greaves was adjudged player of the match. In the match between Oman and Papua New Guinea, Oman won the toss and elected to bowl.

PNG lost the wickets of both openers by the time the second over was completed. PNG’s captain, Assad Vala, and Charles Amini had a partnership of 81 runs for the third wicket. In the 12th over, Amini was run out, and the floodgates were again open.

This time, Oman’s bowlers pounded on PNG’s batters and didn’t give them a single chance. PNG lost back-to-back wickets, and only three players managed to cross the double-digit score. The team could make only 129 runs in 20 overs.

Zeeshan Maqsood, the captain of the Oman cricket team, picked four wickets. Bilal Khan and Kaleemullah took the rest four wickets. Oman’s openers, Aqib Ilyas and Jatinder Singh, chased the total put on board in 13.4 overs and helped their team win the match by ten wickets. Zeeshan Maqsood was adjudged player of the game.

In this article, we have included probable playing 11 today, pitch report today, today weather report, match prediction today, and fantasy cricket tips and tricks.

Scotland vs Papua New Guinea Head to Head

Scotland and Papua New Guinea have played a total of two T20Is against each other. Scotland has won both these games and has dominated Papua New Guinea vs Scotland head to head battle.

Scotland vs Papua New Guinea Today Playing 11

Scotland Playing 11 

George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal

Papua New Guinea Playing 11 

Tony Ura, Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Lega Siaka, Norman Vanua, Sese Bau, Simon Atai, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Nosaina Pokana, Damien Ravu, Kabua Morea

Scotland vs Papua New Guinea Today Match Fantasy Team Suggestion

  • Batsmen: George Munsey, Calum MacLeod, Tony Ura, Sese Bau
  • Wicketkeeper: Matthew Cross
  • All-rounders: Asad Vala, Charles Amini
  • Bowlers: Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Bradley Wheal

You can pick Asad Vala or George Munsey as the captain of the 2021 T20 World Cup team. You can pick Chris Greaves or Charles Amini as the vice-captain of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 team.

Today Pitch Report

The match between Scotland and Papua New Guinea will be played at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat. The game will start at 2:00 PM local time.

It will be the second day game of the tournament on this cricket pitch. In the first game between Oman and Papua New Guinea, the pitch seemed to have a lot for the batters. The pitch might behave in the same way, and bowlers might struggle. We might get to see a decent score on the board at the end of both innings.

Weather Report Today

The match will be starting at 2:00 PM local time. The temperature during the match will reach over 30°C, and the atmosphere will remain sunny throughout the game. The humidity will be over 40%.

Scotland vs Papua New Guinea Today Match Prediction

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