PNG vs USA Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Nov 25, 2022

PNG vs USA Match Prediction - Nov 25, 2022

Tournament: ICC Cricket World Cup League Two 2019-23.

Date: November 25, 2022.

Format: One day

Venue: Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek.

Time: 07:30

In the 113th match of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup League 2, the United States of America side will go up against the Papua New Guinea side later tomorrow. This crucial game between USA and PNG will be played at the Wanderers Cricket Ground in Windhoek, Namibia. PNG is going into this game with a string of losses in their last few games. They have lost their last 5 games in the competition. Team USA on the other hand has brushed aside the cobwebs of losses and has won their last couple of games.

PNG vs USA Team Previews

Papua New Guinea

The Papua New Guinea top-order batting is in the hands of players such as Lega Siaka and Tony Ura. The middle order of the PNG team will be handled by the likes of Assad Vala, Ses Bau, and Hiri Hiri. The Papua New Guinea bowling attack will be in the hands of bowlers such as Kabua Morea, Nosaina Pokana, Damien Ravu, Chad Soper, and Norman Vanua. There are some good all-rounders on the PNG side such as Gaudi Toka, Charles Amini, and the bowling all-rounder Jason Kila. Kiplin Doriga is the wicketkeeper-batsman for the side.

The Papua New Guinea team played their last match against Namibia on 23rd November 2022. They ended up losing this battle by 3 wickets. Batting first Papua New Guinea scored 236 runs from their quota of 50 overs. This was a decent score on the track but the Namibia side succeeded in chasing down this total with 12 balls to spare. Namibia lost 7 wickets in the process. The Papua New Guinea side was off to a terrific start in the match and at one stage they were 198 for 2. But the Namibian duo of Ruben Trumplemann and Tangeni Lugameni had other plans.

The player of the match Tangeni Lugameni and Trumplemann tore through the PNG middle order and lower order to bowl the side out for 236 runs in 49.2 overs. This collapse brought the Namibia side right back into the game. The Papua New Guinea side made an excellent start to their defense of the target and reduced Namibia to 70 for 5 at one stage. But the Namibian skipper Gerhard Erasmus held his nerve to score 71 runs from 96 balls with 7 fours and 2 sixes and at the later stages of their innings, Ruben Trumplemann scored 55 runs from 60 balls to take Namibia home. Norman Vanua was the most successful bowler for Papua New Guinea picking up 2 wickets for 44 runs.  

Papua New Guinea Playing 11

Tony Ura, Lega Siaka, Sese Bau, Assad Vala, Kiplin Doriga, Alei Nao, Gaudi Toka, Riley Hekure, Hiri Hiri, Kabua Morea, Semo Kamea.

United States Of America

The United States of America played its last match against this same unit on November 22, 2022. They won the game easily by a margin of 6 wickets and with 117 balls to spare. In this game played at this same venue, PNG scored just 149 runs batting first. The United States of America outfit scored these runs with ease in the 31st over of the match. In tomorrow's game against PNG, the USA top order will be in the hands of batters such as Steven Taylor and Xavier Marshall. Some other top-order batters on the side are Monank Patel and Aaron Jones.

The United States of America bowling attack will be in the hands of the likes of Saurabh Netravalkar and Rusty Theron. Some good all-rounders are playing in the side such as Ian Holland and the wicketkeeper-batsman Akshay Homraj. In their last game against the PNG team, the bowling honors for the USA team were distributed among their bowlers. All these bowlers did a good job of restricting the opposition to a small score. The skipper Saurabh Netravalkar, Jessy Singh, Nisarg Patel, and Nosthush Kenjige picked up a couple of wickets each. 

Other bowlers such as Ian Holland and Steven Taylor were also among wickets with a wicket apiece. Although the USA side got to the target score easily, in the end, they did lose a few wickets in the process. Steven Taylor provided a good start to the chase with the 42-run effort from 47 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes. But the batter that did a good job for the USA was Monank Patel with a half-century from 65 balls with 5 fours. He held the innings together to avoid any last-minute collapses for Team USA.

United States Of America Playing 11

SR Taylor, Sushant Modani, Monank Patel, Aaron Jones, Gajanand Singh, Ian Holland, Shayan Jahangir, Nisarg Patel, Nosthush Kenjige, Jessy Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar.

PNG vs USA Toss Prediction

The average total scored in the first innings of a match at the Windhoek venue is close to 240 runs. This is a neutral venue and there will be some assistance for both batters and bowlers. Seamers will get some help from the wicket in the earlier stages of the match. But it is a batting surface and the team winning the toss is likely to opt to bowl first and later chase a target. 

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

The wicket on offer at the ground will help both batters and bowlers. The quicker bowlers will find a bit of help from the track in the earlier stages of the match. Spinners will find the conditions more to their liking in the later stages of the match. However, the teams batting second have a better record on this ground. The weather prediction for tomorrow's game is that we can get sunny and hot conditions. You can expect winds in the regions of 11 km/hr during the match. There is a 50% chance of getting some cloud cover during the match. There is no possibility of rain coming down during the match.

PNG vs USA Betting Tips

The Papua New Guinea side is going into this game with a string of losses in their last few games. They have lost 5 games in a row and this would have put a dent in their psyche for this match. The USA side is recovering from a similar string of losses and has succeeded in winning their last couple of games. We expect the USA team to continue their good work and win this game to consolidate their position in the points tally.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. Betway


    The USA top-order batters to score more than 4 runs in the first over of their innings.



This is a 50-overs-a-side one-day match and both sides usually have a little bit of time on their hands before they can play their shots. However, the USA top-order batters are in good nick at the moment and may get 4 runs in the first over of their innings.

  1. Betway


    Monank Patel to score more than 26 runs in the match.



Monank Patel is in good nick at the moment with a half-century in the last game. You can expect him to get more than 26h runs in this game.

  1. Betway


    Kabua Morea to emerge as the leading bowler for Papua New Guinea.



Amid a dismal performance in their last five encounters, one of the silver linings for the PNG side has been the bowling of Kabua Morea. You can bet on him to do well here and become the leading wicket-taker for PNG.

Today Match Prediction

United States Of America To Win the Match

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Who will win PNG vs USA

Papua New Guinea 57.58% (19)
United States Of America 42.42% (14)
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