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Papua New Guinea Squad For T20 World Cup, Complete Players List, Owner, Captain, Stadium, And Fixtures

Papua New Guinea Squad For T20 World Cup

International Cricket council is back with its exciting edition of T20 World Cup 2021. This is seventh edition of the ICC T20 World Cup, last season was held in 2016. After five years of multiple postponements and issues that caused the delay, ICC T20 World Cup is all set to kick off from 17th October 2021. Check out Papua New Guinea Squad For T20 World Cup.

Papua New Guinea is one of the 16 participating nations and will be making their ICC Global debut for the first time this year. All matches were initially scheduled to take place in India, but now the tournament will be held at two nations jointly, Oman and UAE. So check out the Papua New Guinea Squad For T20 World Cup, Complete Players List, Owner, Captain, Stadium, And Fixtures.

Papua New Guinea Squad For T20 World Cup, Complete Players List

The national cricket body of Papua New Guinea has announced its official playing squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021. It consists of 16 players including the captain and vice captain of the team. The team is eyeing on stealing one of the spot in the Super 12. Here take a look at the list of players

  • Assad Vala (c)
  • Charles Amin
  • Lega Siaka
  • Norman Vanu
  • Nosaina Pokan
  • Kipling Doriga
  • Tony Ura
  • Hiri Hiri
  • Gaudi Toka
  • Sese Bau
  • Damien Ravu
  • Kabu
  • Vagi-Morea
  • Simon Ata
  • Jason Kila
  • Chad Soper
  • Jack Gardner

Who is the Owner and Captain of Papua New Guinea?

The Cricket team of Papua New Guinea is managed and controlled by the national cricket body of the country, Cricket PNG. It was founded in the year 1972. It is headquartered at Port Moresby. It had gained the affiliation as an elected associate member of ICC in the year 1973. The chairperson of the association is Helen Macindoe.

The Team is led by the captaincy of Assad Vala. He is a left handed batsman and a right arm off spinner. His first ODI debut was in the year 2014 against Hong Kong and first T20 debut was in the year 2015 against Ireland in the ICC World T20 Qualifier. In 2020 he was nominated for the the ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Decade award.

Stadium and Fixture of Papua New Guinea

The International ground for the national cricket team of PNG is Amini Park, in Port Moresby. It was established in the year 1971. The ground has experienced matches by Australian Cricket team and The West Indies as well. It has also organized the Women’s cricket matches against japan in 2006.

The fixture of PNG has been officially announced and as per the reports the first match is scheduled to be against Oman on 17th October 2021 . So take a look at the entire fixture for the team below,

Date Match Details Time Venue
Sunday, 17th Oct Oman vs Papua New Guinea 3.30 PM Al Almerat, Muscat
Tuesday 19th Oct Scotland vs Papua New Guinea 3:30 PM Al Almerat, Muscat
Thursday 21 Oct Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea 3:30 PM Al Almerat, Muscat

What is the Schedule for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021?

Here is the an entire schedule that has been announced by the officials for the upcoming tournament T20 World Cup 2021. Take a look at it now,

Match No Date Fixture Time (IST) Venue Stage
1 17-Oct Oman vs Papua New Guinea 15:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
2 17-Oct Bangladesh vs Scotland 19:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
3 18-Oct Ireland vs the Netherlands 15:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
4 18-Oct Sri Lanka vs Namibia 19:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
5 19-Oct Scotland vs Papua New Guinea 15:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
6 19-Oct Oman vs Bangladesh 19:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
7 20-Oct Namibia vs the Netherlands 15:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
8 20-Oct Sri Lanka vs Ireland 19:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
9 21-Oct Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea 15:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
10 21-Oct Oman vs Scotland 19:30 Al Almerat, Muscat Round 1
11 22-Oct Namibia vs Ireland 15:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
12 22-Oct Sri Lanka vs the Netherlands 19:30 Abu Dhabi Round 1
13 23-Oct Australia vs South Africa 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
14 23-Oct England vs West Indies 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
15 24-Oct A1 vs B2 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
16 24-Oct India vs Pakistan 19:30 Dubai Super 12
17 25-Oct Afghanistan vs B1 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
18 26-Oct South Africa vs West Indies 15:30 Dubai Super 12
19 26-Oct Pakistan vs New Zealand 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
20 27-Oct England vs B2 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
21 27-Oct B1 vs A2 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
22 28-Oct Australia vs A1 19:30 Dubai Super 12
23 29-Oct West Indies vs B2 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
24 29-Oct Afghanistan vs Pakistan 19:30 Dubai Super 12
25 30-Oct South Africa vs A1 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
26 30-Oct England vs Australia 19:30 Dubai Super 12
27 31-Oct Afghanistan vs A2 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
28 31-Oct India vs New Zealand 19:30 Dubai Super 12
29 1-Nov England vs A1 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
30 2-Nov South Africa vs B2 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
31 2-Nov Pakistan vs A2 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
32 3-Nov New Zealand vs B1 15:30 Dubai Super 12
33 3-Nov India vs Afghanistan 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
34 4-Nov Australia vs B2 15:30 Dubai Super 12
35 4-Nov West Indies vs A1 19:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
36 5-Nov New Zealand vs A2 15:30 Sharjah Super 12
37 5-Nov India vs B1 19:30 Dubai Super 12
38 6-Nov Australia vs West Indies 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
39 6-Nov England vs South Africa 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
40 7-Nov New Zealand vs Afghanistan 15:30 Abu Dhabi Super 12
41 7-Nov Pakistan vs B1 19:30 Sharjah Super 12
42 8-Nov India vs A2 19:30 Dubai Super 12
43 10-Nov Semi-Final 1 19:30 Abu Dhabi Playoff
44 11-Nov Semi-Final 2 19:30 Dubai Playoff
45 14-Nov Final 19:30 Dubai Fina

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