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| On Updated : Oct 27, 2019 5:16 AM IST

KEN vs PNG Dream11 Team | Kenya vs Papua New Guinea Match 38 Prediction | ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

After a week of intense battle, we are almost at the business end of the ICC World T20 Qualifiers and it will be Papua New Guinea who will lock horns against Kenya in the 38th match of the tournament. Consistent performances from PNG have meant that they find themselves in a superior position in the points table.

Kenya, on the other hand, had their works cut out in the tournament and needs to win their final match to harbour hopes of going through to the playoffs. It will be a must-win clash for them while PNG will look to build on their terrific performance in the competition so far.

Match Details:

Venue- Dubai International Cricket stadium, Dubai.

Date- 27th October 2019

Team News of Papua New Guinea and Predicted Playing XI

Before the start of the tournament, Papua New Guinea had pretty little hopes of going further. However consistent performances have meant that they have strolled through to the playoffs and will look to continue their winning run in their last group game against Kenya.

The performance of PNG has been pretty impressive on the back of solid performances from Tony Ura, Assad Vala and Charles Amini. Sese Bau and Charles Amini have done the job for them in both the departments.

Predicted Playing XI

Tony Ura, Assad Vala (C), Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Kiplin Doriga (WK), Norman Vanua, Riley Hekure, Jason Kila, Damien Ravu, Nosaina Pokana.

Team News of Kenya and Predicted Playing XI

Kenya has had an indifferent tournament so far. The final match will be a must win clash for them if they harbour hopes of making it through to the playoffs. The likes of Collins Obuya and Aman Gandhi will play a vital role in the batting department. However, the Africans are well aware of the fact that they will have to play out of their skins to beat an inform Papua New Guinea.

Predicted Playing XI

Irfan Karim (WK), Aman Gandhi, Dhiren Gondaria, Collins Obuya, Rakep Patel, Shem Ngoche (C), Nelson Odiambho, Sachin Bhudia, Jasraj Kundi, Lucas Oluoch, Elijah Otieno.

Form Guide

Papua New Guinea has looked in terrific form and is currently occupying the top spot in Group A. In the 5 matches they have played so far, PNG has won 4 games and looks like the team to beat. On the other hand, Kenya has managed to win 2 out of the 5 matches they have played so far. It will be a must win clash for them.

PNG vs KEN Dream 11

Papua New Guinea vs Kenya Dream 11 Team Combination

Wicket-keepers- Irfan Karim

Batsmen- Tony Ura, Sese Bau, Dhiren Gondaria, Aman Gandhi

All-rounders- Assad Vala, Collins Obuya, Charles Amini

Bowlers- Norman Vanua, Nosaina Pokana, Nelson Odhiambo

Captain Options:

Assad Vala- He has been a pretty consistent performer for PNG. He started off the tournament with a half-century against Bermuda and followed it up with a 48 against Namibia. He also managed to bag 4 wickets in those two matches. He has carried on his good form and will be a sensible captain option. He has managed to get past 20 in all the 5 matches and has also chipped in with important wickets.

Charles Amini- Like Vala, Amini has also played a very important role in the upward slide for PNG. He has bagged wickets in all the matches and also chipped in with a good knock of 41 in the previous clash against Singapore. He has also bagged 6 wickets in the tournament so far.