In the third match of regional finals, Philippines will square off against Vanuatu at the Amini Park at Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. The rain showers have not made any match possible yet in the regional finals.
The good news as of now is that the sun has made its appearance in PNG which means the possibility of this match to take place is at an impeccable high. Vanuatu finished second in Group A, while the Philippines were the toppers of Group B as they won 5 of their 6 matches.
Vanuatu lost 4 from 6 games in the league stage, their two wins came in back-to-back games against Fiji by 37 runs and against Samoa by 9 wickets. The Philippines started with a victory over South Korea by 7 runs followed by victories over Indonesia by 3 runs, once again against South Korea by 4 runs, against Japan by 3 runs and in their final league game against Indonesia by 28 runs.
Where and when:
Amini Park, Port Moresby
21st March, Thursday at 04:30 AM IST
VAN vs PHI Team News
VAN vs PHI Playing 11
VAN Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – Jamal Vira
Batsmen – Jonathan Dunn, R Tari, Joshua Rasu, C Tommy
All-rounder – Patrick Matuaavata, Nalim Nipiko, Andrew Mansale,
Bowlers – Wesley Viraliliu, Callum Blake, Jelany Chilia
PHI Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – M Biddappa
Batsmen – J Long, JH Kiani, Jonathan Hill, Karweng-Ng, R Goodwin
All-rounder – DC Smith, V Kumar
Bowlers – Surinder Singh, Ruchir Mahajan, G Russ
VAN vs PHI Squads
Andrew Mansale(c), Nalin Nipiko, Ronald Tar, Wesely Viralilu, Jamal Virai, Callum Blake, Clement Tommy, Williamsing Nalisa, Gilmour Kaltongga, Jonathan Dunn, Simpson Obed, Patrick Matautaava, Joshua Rasu, Jelany Chilia.
Jonathan Hill (c), Kuldeep Singh, Richard Goodwin, Henry Tyler, Biddappa Machanda, Karweng Ng, Surinder Singh, Jason Long, Jan Haider Kiani, Manoj Gohal, Daniel Smith, Grant Russ, Vimal Kumar, Ruchir Mahajan.
VAN vs PHI Dream 11 Team
J Rasu an, J Vira and J Dunn will be the ample choice in the batting department for Vanuatu. The tri has been doing the bulk of scoring for their side and will be the dependable pair.
Skipper A Mansale will be an efficient choice with both bat and ball. P Matautaava is another safe bet among the all-rounders.
C Blake is the leading wicket-taker for Vanuatu in this tournament. W Viraliliu is another safe option.
J Hill, R Goodwin, JH Kiani will be the obvious choices in the batting department for the Philippines. DC Smith, V Kumar are the two safest bets among the all-rounders.
R Mahajan, G Russ and Surinder Singh are the best choices in the bowling department.
Note: This VAN vs PHI Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis VAN vs PHI team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the VAN vs PHI Dream11 Prediction.