PNG vs PHI: Papua New Guinea are a Caribbean side and have got a rich heritage in terms of cricket. The team used to be a part of Windies earlier, but now are looking to make their own mark in international cricket. It might be an interesting step, but a daunting challenge to take on. The management needs to focus on getting players who share the same flamboyance as their Caribbean partners, and are able to prove their worth.
Similarly, Philippines are a side who is in a similar position as that of their competitors. The team is not well so far and will be looking to have some success in this tournament. They will be looking to have a decent outing and have started this campaign. The side will be going up against the hosts of the competition, and it will be interesting to see how they adapt to the conditions.
Papua New Guinea vs Philippines Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Simon Atai
Batsmen – A Vare, S Bau, T Ura, L Siaka
All-rounder – J Kila, A Vala, C Amini
Bowlers – C Soper, J Reev, N Vanua, N Pokana
Wicket-keeper – M Biddappa
Batsmen – Jonathan Hill, JH Kiani, Karweng-Ng, R Goodwin, J Long
All-rounder – V Kumar, DC Smith/Henry Tyler
Bowlers – Ruchir Mahajan, G Russ, Surinder Singh
Papua New Guinea vs Philippines Squads:
Papua New Guinea-
- Assadollah Vala (c),Charles Jordan Alewa Amini,John Boge Reva,Norman Vanua,Nosaina Pokana,Chad Aiwati Soper,Lega Siaka,Jason Kila,Simon ATAI,Tony Pala Ura,Sese Bau,Kipling Doriga,Anthony Dogodo Vare,Damien Ravu
- Jonathan Hill (c),Jan Haider Kiani,Manoj Gohal,Kuldeep Singh,Henry Tyler,Biddappa Machanda,Surinder Singh,Jason Long,Grant Russ,Vimal Kumar,Ruchir Mahajan,Daniel Smith,Karweng Ng,Richard Goodwin