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Cricket Free Tips | ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Match 9: Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea

Bangladesh will face Papua New Guinea in the T20 World Cup 2021’s Group B match. Bangladesh beat Oman by 26 runs to keep their prospects of qualifying for the Super 12 stages alive. They would have been unhappy with their performance against Scotland, but their victory over Oman has instilled confidence in them. They still need to win by a large margin in this game.

On the other side, Papua New Guinea will be eliminated after losing their matches against Oman and Scotland. They fought hard against Scotland in their previous match but ultimately lost by 17 runs.

 

Weather
The temperature will be between 31~32°C, with humidity levels increasing throughout the game.

 

Pitch
In this arena, chasing down the targets is a difficult chore for the batters. They may need to keep their footing on the ground for a while and build on their innings. Spinners may have an advantage on this surface. Teams that bat first has a solid track record of winning games in this venue.

 

Probable Playing XIs
Bangladesh:
Mahmudullah (c), Nurul Hasan (wk), Naim Sheikh, Musfiqur Rahim, Mahedi Hasan, Afif Hossain, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed
Papua New Guinea:
Assad Vala (c), Kiplin Doriga (wk), Tony Ura, Kabua Morea, Charles Amini, Lega Siaka, Sese Bau, Norman Vanua, Simon Atai, Chad Soper, Nosaina Pokana

 

Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea – Match 9, Dream 11:
Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Sese Bau, Mahmudullah, Naim Sheikh, Assad Vala, Charles Amini, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Chad Soper

 

Prediction
Match winner

  • Bangladesh

Winning the toss

  • Bangladesh 

Top Batsman

  • Bangladesh – Mohammad Naim
  • Papua New Guinea – Assad Vala

Top Bowler

  • Bangladesh – Shakib Al Hasan
  • Papua New Guinea – Kabua Morea

Most Sixes 

  • Bangladesh – Mahmudullah
  • Papua New Guinea – Assad Vala

Player of the Match

  • Bangladesh – Shakib Al Hasan

Team Scores Batting First 

  • Bangladesh – 160+
  • Papua New Guinea – 120+

 

PNG will leave the tournament after this game, although their performance will impact Bangladesh’s advances. We expect the Tigers to put up their most complete tournament performance thus far and breeze to a comfortable victory. Let’s enjoy your favourite T20 event with Baji now!

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