Bangladesh will be facing Papua New Guinea for the initial matches of the T20 World Cup 2021. both the teams will be playing their third match in the group stages of the competition. The Bangladesh side will be focused to win this match and they will hope to qualify for the next round. On other hand, Papua New Guinea will be aiming to bag their first win of the series.
Bangladesh is all set to face Papua New Guinea for the ninth match of the tournament in the T20 World Cup 2021. The match between the two sides will be played at Al Amerat Ground Oman Cricket, Oman. Bangladesh is currently sitting in the Third position of the table with one win against Oman and one lost against Scotland. On the other hand, New Papua Guinea is currently lying in the last position with two losses in the Group stages.
In Group B Bangladesh is sitting in the third position and New Papua Guinea is sitting below them. Bangladesh has to be mentally focused to qualify for the super 12. All the matches in Group B will be played In Oman. Both the teams will be looking to win this match as this could decide who could Qualify for the next round.
Fixture Name: Match 9, Bangladesh vs New Papua Guinea
Competition: ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021
Date: 21 October, Thursday
Time: 3:30 PM IST
The ninth match of the competition between Bangladesh and New Papua Guinea will be played at Al Amerat Ground Oman Cricket. The pitch is expected to be supporting the batting department of the team. The wicket is dry and has some cracks it would also provide a turn to the spinners as well. Due will also play an important factor as after the first innings it is expected there will be due. The safest option to opt after winning the toss will be to bowl.
It would be recommended to pick more Bangladeshi players as they are in great form as compared to New Papua New Guinea Players. As the pitch is going to support the batting department it would be reasonable to pick more batsmen and all-rounders. The player picks such as S.A. Hasan and N. Sheikh can be the very influential picks for your dream 11 team
Wicketkeeper: Mushfiqur Rahim
Batsmen: Mahmudullah, Liton Das, Naim Sheikh, Sese Bau
All Rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Norman Vanua
Bowlers: Kabua Morea, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohd Saifuddin, Chad Soper
Bangladesh will be the favorite of the match as they have a strong and well-balanced team as compared to New Papua Guinea. Bangladeshi team will be looking to fully control this match and win this match. The match is going to be one-sided as New Papua Guinea form has hit the rock bottom. On the other hand, Bangladesh has regained its form after beating Oman.
Bangladesh after regaining their form in their last match they will be looking to use their momentum and form to win this match. Naim, Liton Das, Sakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, and M. Rahim will be taking responsibility for the batting department. Taskin Ahmed, M. Rehman, Mohd. Saifuddin and Mahedi Hasan will be leading the bowling attack.
He will be the main man for the Bangladeshi side. Sakib Al Hasan has scored 1825 runs for his team in this format and has also taken 111 wickets. In his last match against Oman, he was the man of the match as he took three wickets and also played a crucial knock of 42 runs in 29 balls. This time also he will be looking to provide support to his team in both departments.
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The left-handed opening batsman of Bangladesh played phenomenal innings of 64 runs in 50 balls against Oman. He has been great with his ability. Naim has scored 634 runs for his team in just 23 matches in T20 format. He will be looking to give another good start to his team in the opening overs of the match.
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The Papua New Guinea team has to keep their heads up and try their best to bag one win against Bangladesh. New Papua Guinea will be giving their all to win this match.T.Ura, L. Siaka, A. Vala, C. Amini will be leading the batting attack. Kiplin Doriga, Chad Soper, N.Pokana, and Kabua Morea will take responsibility for the bowling department.
Papua New Guinea’s batting all-rounder has been the main man for his team. Assad has scored 874 runs for his team in 49 matches in T20 format. He has also been decent with his bowling as he has taken 21 wickets in 19 innings. In the last match against Scotland, he just scored 18 runs with a strike rate of 163. Vala will be well focused to contribute more to his team and win the next match.
Norman Vanua will be the main man who will be strong with his bowling and batting. In the last match against the Scottish side, he played a brilliant knock of 47 runs in 37 balls. Vanua in total has scored around 392 runs in 29 innings and he has also taken 35 wickets for his team in this format. He will be looking to continue this form for his team.
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Watch the Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 match Live score and streaming on the Star Sports Network and HotStar app. All the player’s stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on the Hotstar app. While taking care of the Covid-19 rules and regulations, the crowd will be allowed at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Oman and thus, the fans of both teams could enjoy the exciting contest.
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