T20 WC Qualifiers: Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea Highlights

T20 WC Qualifiers: Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea Highlights
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Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea WorldCup T20 match was played at Al Amerat. It was a must-win game for Bangladesh so top performance was expected from Bangladeshi players. Had Bangladesh last this match, they would have been knocked out of the tournament. But their senior players really took the responsibility in this match which led to victory. Lookout Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea Highlights at the bottom of the article to see what happened in the game.

Also, there is a match summary that describes what happened in the match. So, without any further ado, Let’s dive into the match details!

Bangladesh vs Papa New Guinea (PNG) Match Summary

Let’s start with the toss!


Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first. They made one change. Muhammad Naim was replaced by Soumya Sarkar. Papua New Guinea made a couple of changes. Hiri Hiri and Damien Ravu were replaced by Jack Gardner and Nosaina Pokana.

Bangladesh Batting

Bangladesh didn’t start well. They lost their opener in the first over. Muhammad Naim got out on the second ball on zero. Liton Das and Shakib Ul Hassan build the partnership of 50 runs. Liton Das got out after making 29 runs in 23 balls. He was dismissed by Assad Vala. Mushfiqur Rahim fell early in this game. He scored only 5 runs and was dismissed by Simon Atai.

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Shakib Ul Hassan who came at no 3 scored 46 runs in 37 balls with three sixes. He was dismissed by Assad Valla. Mahmudullah played the captain’s knock of 50 runs on just 28 balls. He hit 3 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. He was dismissed by Damien Ravu.

Afif Hossain played a little but a useful inning for his side. He scored 21 runs in just 14 balls with three fours. Saifuddin played a cameo of 19 runs in 6 balls. He smashed two six and a four.

  • Bangladesh finished their innings on 181 runs with the loss of seven wickets in twenty overs.

Papua New Guinea Bowling

Papua New Guinea looked inexperienced. Their bowlers gave too many runs in the last overs. Except for their captain Assad Vala, no one looked good in the bowling department. Some of them picked wickets but they were too expensive. Assad Vala picked two wickets and gave 26 runs in 3 overs. Kabua Morea and Damien Ravu also picked 2 wickets each.

Papua New Guinea Batting

Lega Siaka and Assad Vala opened the innings for PNG. Both of them fell early in the innings. Assad Vala was dismissed after scoring 6 runs. Lega Siaka got out on 5 runs. Charles Amini got out on 1 run. Then, Simon Afzal got out on duck. Papua New Guinea lost 4 wickets and made only 17 runs in the powerplay. None of the batsmen from the top 7 reached the double-figure.

Kiplin Doriga was the only batsman who scored some runs. He scored unbeaten 46 runs in 34 balls with two fours and two sixes. Chad Soper managed to score 11 runs in 12 balls. Rest 9 batsmen scored in the single-digit.

Bangladesh Bowling

Bangladesh was brilliant with the ball. Shakib Ul Hassan picked four wickets by giving only 9 runs in four overs. Taskin Ahmad and Saifuddin picked two wickets each. Mahedi Hassan also picked a wicket.

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Man of the match

Shakib Ul Hassan was awarded man of the match for his all-around performance. He scored 46 runs in 37 balls with the bat helped his team to score an above par score and also picked 4 wickets in his 4 fours by giving only 9 runs.

Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea Highlights:

Welcome to the Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea highlights.


Bottom Line

Bangladesh with a big win of 84 runs have confirmed their place in Group 12. Scotland will now join Group B where they will face Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, New Zealand, and A2. Bangladesh will join group A. Group A includes Australia, England, West Indies, and South Africa.

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