The road to ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has begun for associate nations in Aberdeen. In the opening round of Cricket World Cup league Two, three teams – Scotland, Oman and Papua New Guinea are facing off one another in a round robin format. In the third match host Scotland will take on Papua New Guinea at Mannofield Park in Aberdeen tomorrow.
Match Details :
Match : PNG vs SCO 3rd ODI, Scotland Tri Series 2019
Date and Time : 17 August 2019, 15.30 (3.30 PM) IST
Venue : Mannofield Park, Aberdeen
Scotland Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :
Team News :
1. Alasdair Evans didn’t do well with the ball in the last match against Oman and he might be dropped for this match.
2. Adrian Neill did impress on ODI debut and should continue to open the bowling.
3. There are no injury concerns and Scotland should go with the unchanged XI or maximum one change.
Expected playing XI :
1. Matthew Cross (wk) 2. Kyle Coetzer (c) 3. Calum MacLeod 4. Richie Berrington 5. George Munsey 6. Craig Wallace 7. Tom Sole 8. Safyaan Sharif 9. Mark Watt 10. Alasdair Evans 11. Adrian Neill.
Scotland squad :
Kyle Coetzer (C), Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Alasdair Evans, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Adrian Neill, Safyaan Sharif, Tom Sole, Hamza Tahir, Craig Wallace, Mark Watt.
Papua New Guinea Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :
Team News :
1. Though Papua New Guinea also their first match against Oman yet they should go with the same playing XI for this match as well.
Expected Playing XI :
1. Toni Ura 2. Gaudi Toka 3. Assad Vala 4. Lega Siaka (c) 5. Charles Amini 6. Sese Bau7. Kilplin Doriga (wk) 8. Chad Sopper 9. Norman Vanua 10. Damien Ravu 11. Nosaina Pokana.
Papua New Guinea Squad :
Assad Vala, Charles Amini, Simon Atai, Sese Bau, Tony Ura(w), Kiplin Doriga, Riley Hekure, Hiri Hiri, Nosaina Pokana, Damien Ravu, Lega Siaka (c), Chad Soper, Norman Vanua, Gaudi Toka
PNG vs SCO Dream11 Prediction :
Wicketkeeper : Matthew Cross
Batsmen : Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod, Tony Ura and Assad Vala
All-rounders : Charles Amini and Richie Berrington
Bowlers : Adrian Neill, Gaudi Toka, Safyaan Sharif and Mark Watt
Captain and Vice Captain :
Any two of Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod and Charles Amini
1. In the first match Tony Ura scored a fifty and was highest scorer for his team.
2. Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer continued his good run and notched up a fifty against Oman in the last match.
3. All rounder Charles Amini picked up 2 crucial wickets against Oman in the first match.
4. All rounder Richie Berrington has scored more than 1500 runs and has also taken 30 plus wickets in ODI cricket.
5. Calum MacLeod didn’t score big runs in the last match but he is one of the best batsman from Scotland side.