Papua New Guinea vs Uganda Prediction

PNG vs UGA Match Prediction & Betting Tips, T20 World Cup 2024

Papua New Guinea and Uganda will face each other in the 9th match of the T20 World Cup 2024. The match is scheduled to take place at Providence Stadium in Guyana on 5th June 2024, starting at 5:00 AM (6th June) IST.

PNG started off with a losing note against West Indies at this same venue. They were 20-25 runs short and gave West Indies a hard time in the 2nd innings. UGA had to face a huge defeat against Afghanistan in the first match. They were bowled out at just 58 while chasing 184. Both the teams will now have an opportunity to gain the first points. Assad Vala will lead the PNG team and the UGA will be led by Brian Masaba.

Take a look as we provide detailed predictions for the PNG vs UGA match of the T20 World Cup 2024.

Papua New Guinea vs Uganda Match Live Streaming

TV channels: You can watch this match live on Star Sports, PTV, Ten Sports, Willow TV, ESPN Caribbean, Sky Cricket, Sky Sport NZ and SuperSport.

Live Streaming: The fixture will be live-streamed on Disney+ Hotstar, Myco, Tamasha, ESPN Play Caribbean, SkyGO, NOW TV, Prime Video and SuperSport.

PNG vs UGA Match Toss Prediction

The toss winner is likely to bat first as the ball has shown good turn in the second innings.

PNG vs UGA Pitch Report

The Providence Stadium pitch offers a good amount of runs but the ball starts gripping well as the match proceeds. There is some good seam and turn for the fast bowlers as Fazalhaq Farooqi finished with 5 wicket haul in the last game. The average innings score  will be around 160.

Guyana Weather Report

The weather report predicts a cloudy day in Guyana on Wednesday. There are some chances of rain showers and the temperature will hover around 29-30°C.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Papua New Guinea vs Uganda, T20 World Cup 2024

Papua New Guinea Team News & Playing 11

PNG Team News

PNG played well against a strong West Indies squad and did not give away the game easily. We expect the same playing 11 from them.

PNG Key Players

  • Sese Bau – Bau has accumulated 865 runs in 47 T20Is at an average of 25.44 and he looked in confident form in the first match, scoring a half century on a tough pitch.
  • Assad Vala – Skipper and all-rounder Assad Vala also looked in good form in the first match. He scored crucial 21 runs and finished with 2/28 with the ball and dismissed Brandon King and Sherfane Rutherford.
  • Chad Soper – Chad Soper removed the dangerous batter Rovman Powell in the first match and he has picked 26 wickets in 22 T20I matches at an impressive bowling average of 18.5.
  • John Kariko – Spinner Kariko bowled well along with Assad Vala to keep the Windies batters at bay. He finished off with 1/17 and removed the in-form Nicholas Pooran. Kariko has taken 26 wickets in 17 T20Is at an average of 17.62.

PNG Team Form

PNG lost their camp opener against West Indies but they have won 3 out of their last 5 T20Is.

Papua New Guinea Predicted Playing 11

Tony Ura, Assad Vala (c), Sese Bau, Lega Siaka, Hiri Hiri, Charles Amini, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Alei Nao, Chad Soper, Kabua Morea, John Kariko

Uganda Team News & Playing 11

UGA Team News

Uganda batting line-up could not handle Afghanistan’s brilliant bowling attack and got bowled out at just 58 runs. No injuries are reported so far.

UGA Key Players

  • Simon Ssesazi – Simon has accumulated more than 2000 runs in 77 T20Is at an average of 31.21. He did not score well in the first game but we back him to score well in this match with his experience and skills.
  • Roger Mukasa – Mukasa has scored 1150 runs in 55 T20I matches at a good strike rate of 121.05. He is an experienced batter and we back him to play a responsible innings in this match.
  • Cosmos Kyewuta – Kyewuta picked 2 wickets in the last match and removed Gulbadin Naib and Azmatullah Omarzai. He is just 22 years old and picked 29 wickets in 25 matches.
  • Brian Masaba – Masaba is leading the Uganda team and he picked wickets of Najibullah and Ibrahim Zadran in the last match and finished with 2/21. We back him to pick more wickets in this match.

UGA Team Form

Uganda has won 3 of their 5 matches and lost the first game of the T20 World Cup. They will be low on confidence but have the chance to win the first points of the ICC event.

Uganda Predicted Playing 11

Simon Ssesazi (wk), Roger Mukasa, Ronak Patel, Riazat Ali Shah, Dinesh Nakrani, Robinson Obuya, Alpesh Ramjani, Brian Masaba (c), Bilal Hassan, Cosmas Kyewuta, Henry Ssenyondo

Papua New Guinea vs Uganda Head to Head

PNG and UGA have faced each other just once and PNG won the match so they have the upper-hand in the head to head T20 record.

PNG vs UGA Head to Head Stats in T20s

  Matches Played PNG Won UGA Won Tie NR
Overall 1 1 0 0 0

Papua New Guinea vs Uganda Betting Odds

PNG is a stronger side when it comes to these two. There are experienced players in the PNG unit and they gave a good fight to the West Indies in the first match. The bookmakers are backing PNG to win at odds of 1.52.

Who will win Papua New Guinea vs Uganda Match?

Papua New Guinea played well in the last game against West Indies and in comparison to Uganda’s gameplay in their first match, PNG was way ahead at the performance level. Even a low target of 137 seemed tough for WI against PNG’s bowling attack. PNG will show up with the same spirit and will win this against Uganda.

🏆 Papua New Guinea vs Uganda Prediction

PNG and UGA have played just one T20I match against each other in which PNG won by 8 wickets where PNG’s Assad Vala and Sese Bau built a brilliant partnership of 132 runs to chase 161. PNG’s current form will be confident as they made things difficult for West Indies in the last match. We expect PNG to emerge victorious against Uganda and gain their first two points of the T20 World Cup 2024.

Papua New Guinea to win 9th match against Uganda.

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