Match Details

Date: June 2, 2024
Time : 8:00 PM IST
Venue : Providence Stadium, Guyana
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West Indies will take on Papua New Guinea in the Group C match of the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. The hosts West Indies are among one of the favourites to make it deep into their home T20 World Cup after showcasing some of the best form in the format in the recent past. Meanwhile, for Papua New Guinea, one of the newest rising nations in cricket, it will be vital to do the basics right in the T20 World Cup 2024, to give themselves a chance to compete in the tournament.

Pitch Report

The pitches at the Providence Stadium are known to provide assistance to the spinners irrespective of the format, challenging the batters to bring their A-game to find success. This venue has an average score of 128 in the history of the T20I cricket, but still the West Indies batters will be fancying their chances of scoring more than 200 runs against an inexperienced Papua New Guinea bowling lineup.

Team Analysis

West Indies

The West Indies batting lineup is arguably the most powerful in the T20 World Cup 2024, which includes the likes of the captain Rovman Powell, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, and Sherfane Russell, among others. In the bowling side of things, West Indies will be relying on the likes of Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, and Gudakesh Motie to pick up the majority of wickets during their World Cup campaign.

West Indies squad for T20 World Cup 2024

Rovman Powell (Captain), Alzarri Joseph, Johnson Charles, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Shamar Joseph, Brandon King, Obed McCoy, Gudakesh Motie, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd

Papua New Guinea

After putting impressive performances in the East Asia-Pacific Qualifier last year, Papua New Guinea reached the T20 World Cup 2024, where they will be captained by Assadollah Vala. Some of the players to watch out for in the PNG squad for the T20 World Cup will be Charles Amini, Kabua Morea, Norman Vanua, and Tony Ura, who will be looking to make a big name for themselves along with the rest of their teammates during the upcoming tournament.

Papua New Guinea for T20 World Cup 2024

Assadollah Vala (c), Alei Nao, Chad Soper, Charles Amini, Hila Vare, Hiri Hiri, Jack Gardner, John Kariko, Kabua Morea, Kipling Doriga, Lega Siaka, Norman Vanua, Sema Kamea, Sese Bau, Tony Ura

Match Prediction

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Papua New Guinea are a complete mismatch in terms of squad depth and quality of players in comparison with the West Indies, which is why the hosts could be considered as the odds-on favourite to turn them over.

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