Scotland vs Papua New Guinea ICC T20 world cup 2021: Scotland won the match by 17 runs

Scotland vs Papua New Guinea ICC T20 world cup is played in Al Amerat cricket ground of Oman. Both teams look confident about the match. They both are prepared to play against each other for the qualifiers of the T20 match. Scotland won the toss and decided to bat first. Scotland has given the target of 166 runs. Scotland has scored 165 runs by 9 wickets.

Playing elevens of both the teams

Scotland

George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer(c), Matthew Cross(w), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal, Dylan Budge, Craig Wallace, Alasdair Evans, Hamza Tahir. 

Papua New Guinea

Tony Ura, Lega Siaka, Assad Vala(c), Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Norman Vanua, Simon Atai, Kiplin Doriga(w), Damien Ravu, Kabua Morea, Nosaina Pokana, Chad Soper, Jason Kila, Hiri Hiri, Gaudi Toka. 

This match is like do or die for Papua New Guinea. They had an opportunity to save their future in ICC T20 world cup 2021. Simon Atai came in front and took a bog wicket of Cross. Soper took the big wicket of Berrington. At the starting of the inning, they were happy because they have taken both big wickets of openers. Not a happy start for Scotland, they have lost both the openers on 26/2. Very disappointing for Scotland. Berrington hits a halt century. They Started as slow but Mathew Cross and Richie Berrington gives a partnership of 92 runs. They have scored only 15 runs in the last two overs. They lost their 6 wickets in just two overs. It is a very happy moment for Papua New Guinea. In 19.6 over, mark watt got out, this is the fourth wicket of Kabua Morea. By this, Papua New Guinea completed his team hat trick. In the same over they lost their two wickets more. Scotland is placed second on the Group B table, only behind Oman on net run-rate. They will look to build on the confidence and keep the winning momentum going. 

On the other hand, Papua New Guinea suffered a 10-wicket loss at the hands of Oman. They were reduced to just 129/9 after batting first. Skipper Assad Vala scored a crucial half-century, leading from the front. Charles Amini contributed with a vital 37 while the rest of the batters failed to add to the total. The Oman openers made light work of the chase, scaling the target down in just 13.4 overs with all wickets in hand. 

Papua New Guinea continues to struggle and will face a tough test against Scotland. They are at the bottom of the table, in search of their first points in the competition. Scotland is expected to win this match. 

Kabua morea took four wickets.

Kabua morea is the player of Papua New Guinea. In today’s match, he took four wickets and was given only 31 runs. PNG pits break on the run rate of Scotland on the last three overs. Scotland scored only 19 runs in the last three overs. Kabua Morea took 4 wickets and chad cooper took 3 wickets. They are the leading bowlers of Papua New Guinea. By this wicket, PNG completed their third team hat trick.

In the last over, Papua New Guinea needs 18 runs in four balls. Hard time for Papua New Guinea. And by this time, they have lost their 9 wickets. Chad super hits a six and a four. Kabua Morea also hit a six in the last over. All out for PNG. Scotland won the match by 17 runs. The main credit goes to josh Davey. He has taken four wickets of Papua New Guinea and led the team towards winning.

BattingStatusRB4s6s
Kabua Moreanot out6101
Bowling0MRW
Brad Wheal40411
Josh Davey3.30184

Papua New Guinea (PNG) Scorecard

BattingRB4s6s
Tony Ura (b Josh Davey)2300
Lega Siaka (c Matthew Cross b Brad Wheal)91310
Assad Vala (C) (c Brad Wheal b Alasdair Evans)181140
Charles Amini (run out (Michael Leask / Matthew Cross))1300
Sese Bau (c Brad Wheal b Chris Greaves)242311
Simon Atai (c Richie Berrington b Josh Davey)2300
Norman Vanua (c Matthew Cross b Josh Davey)473722
Kiplin Doriga (W) (st Matthew Cross b Mark Watt)181111
Chad Soper (c Matthew Cross b Josh Davey)161111
Nosaina Pokana (run out (Alasdair Evans / Brad Wheal))1100
Kabua Morea6101

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