PNG vs USA Dream11 Prediction, Preview & Key Players: 3rd Match

Papua New Guinea vs United States of America

PNG vs USA Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview: 3rd Match

Papua New Guinea and the United States of America will face-off in the third fixture of ODI Tri-series 2019. The match is all set o be played at Lauderhill in Florida. We will provideĀ PNG vs USA Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview, Key Players and Probable Playing XI for the game.

When and Where:

PNG vs USA, 3rd match T20, ODI Tri-series 2019.
Lauderhill in Florida.
07:15 PM IST, 19th September 2019

Also read: GUY vs JAM Dream11 Prediction, Preview & Key Players: 15th Match

Venue and Pitch Stats:

A bright sunny day is expected with least chances of rain.

Hitting in the initial overs can be a bit difficult for the batsmen due to stickiness on the surface. The spinner will have fun again like in the previous game. Scores near 200 can be easily achievable if having wickets in hand.

PNG vs USA Dream11 Prediction

Papua New Guinea Team News:

  • USA have won both their matches defeating PNG in 1st game and NAM last game. Their bowling has dominated the opponents.
  • Their 2 important players Ali Khan and Hayden Walsh will not be
    available for this series as they are busy playing CPL.
  • X Marshall and J Malhotra will open the innings. Both are important batsman of the team. Marshall was struggling last game with the bat. Jaskaran Malhotra will do the wicket keeping.
  • Steven Taylor will bat at 1 down. He is a consistent performer of the team and contributes with both bat and bowl. He scored 43 last game.
  • M Patel and A Jones will handle the middle order. Both played good knocks of 35 and 77 in-game against PNG.
  • K Gore and E Hutchinson will do the late hitting. Hutchinson played an attacking knock of 42 of 21 balls 1st game.
  • S Taylor, Timil Patel, N Patel and K Gore will handle the spin department. 9 of the 10 wickets were taken by spinners last game where S Taylor took 4 of them.
  • S Netravalkar, E Hutchinson/Rusty Theron and Jessy Singh will handle the pace attack. R Theron and Hutchinson can also bat.

United States of America Team News:

  • PNG lost a rain-affected last game against the same opponent by just 5 runs. They have some good players in their team who can contribute with both bat and bowl.
  • PNG team lost all their 4 games in the League 1 of ICC WorldCup. However, they played some very good cricket in those 4games.
  • Tony Ura and Assad Vala were their top scorers the last series with 134 and 128 runs resp.
  • Tony Ura and Gaudi Toka will open for them. Tonu Ura is the team’s most important batsman. He scored 134 runs last series. Gaudi
  • Toka is also a decent batsman. N Vanua opened last game but was unable to make an impression.
  • Captain Assad Vala will bat 1 down. Team’s fortune this series will depend on how Vala plays. He will also lead the bowling unit.
  • He didn’t bowl last game but scored 48 runs.
  • Lega Siaka will bat 2 down. He consistently scores runs and also contributes with the ball. He scored 83 runs last series.
  • C Amimi and Chad Sobers will handle the middle order. Sobersis a consistent performer scoring runs in almost every game.
  • C Amimi was out of form with the bat from few games but scored 53 last game.
  • K Doriya will do the wicket keeping.
  • C Amimi, A Vala and Jason Kila will handle the spin department of the team. Kila took 3 wickets last game.
  • N Pokana, N Vanua and D Ravu/A Nao will handle the pace department. N Pokara is the team’s most important bowler and he consistently picks wickets. He took 3 wickets last game.

PNG vs USA Squads

PNG Squad: Assad Vala (c), Simon Atai, Kiplin Dorigo, Charles Amini, Riley Hekure, Jason Kila, Alei Nao, Nosaina Pokana, Hiri Hiri, Lega Siaka, Chad Soper, Gaudi Toka, Tony Ura, Norman Vanua.

USA Squad: Saurabh Netravalkar (c), Karima Gore, Elmore Hutchinson, Aaron Jones, N Kenjige, Jaskaran Malhotra, Xavier Marshall, Steven Taylor, Monank Patel, Nisarg Patel, Sagar Patel, Timil Patel, Jasdeep Singh, Rusty Theron

Probable Playing XI:

PNG Probable Playing 11: Kiplin Doriga, Alei Nao, Nosiana Pokana, Gaudi Toka and Chad Soper, Tony Ura, Jason Kila, Norman Vanua, Assad Vala, Laga Siaka, Charles Amini

USA Probable Playing 11: Karima Gore, Nisarg Patel, Elmore Hutchinson, Jasdeep Singh and Saurabh Netravalkar, Timil Patel, Xavier Marshall, Jaskaran Singh, Steven Taylor, Monank Patel, Aaron Jones

Key Players PNG vs USA Dream11 Prediction:

Wicket Keeper:

Jaskaran Malhotra will open the Innings. He is a popular pick in SL due to his consistency and good form. Must pick in SL. Scored only 18 & 13 runs in last two matches but expected to see a big knock today from him.

K Doriga will bat down the order. He had played some responsible Innings down the order. Can give decent points with gloves also. Not a wise pick in SL due to his batting order. Got out at only 12 runs.


A Jones will bat 2 down. He plays very attacking cricket and scores at least 20-30 runs in every match. Good pick in SL. Good recent form in the last series. Played a very well knock of 77 runs in the first match which makes him a good choice of C VC today. However, scored only 8 runs in the last match.

M Patel had played only 1 international ODI match till now. Most probably will bat2 down. He had good stats in first-class cricket and an average of 41.00 which is pretty impressive. Scored 35 & 30 runs in last two matches.

Xavier Marshall will open for the USA. He is the most experienced player from this side and most consistent too. Good recent form. Must pick in SL and a choice of C VC. However got out at only 6 & 13 runs in last two Matches.

Tura will open for PNG. He has hit 656 runs in the 22 ODI’s he played so far. Some good knocks are expected from him in this series. Good pick in SL. However, got out at only 1 run in the last match but expect a good knock from him today.

Siaka will bat 3 down. He had played some good knocks for PNG. Must pick in SL. However, takes 9.0 credits. He can bowl part-time also. Got duck in the last match.


S Taylor will bat one down. He had good List A career with both bat and bowl. He will bowl part-time. Wicket taker bowler. Must pick in SL. Scored 40 runs in the last match and took 4fer.C VC choice.

Timil Patel will bat down the order. He is the most consistent performer with both bat and bowl. Consistent wicket-taker and a handy batsman at down. Must pick. Took 2 wickets in the last match.

Rusty Theron took 12 wickets in the last 4 ODIs he played. He can be a punt pick today. Must try him in GL as CVC. Played first match and took a wicket but didn’t got a place in playing XI in the last match.

C Amini will bat 3 down for PNG and bowls min 5 overs in every match. Good recent form and took a couple of wickets also. Decent average and economy rate too in ODI’s. Punt CVC choice. Scored 53 runs in the last match and bowled very well.

Assad Vala must be captain or vice-captain in most of the PNG matches. During the Scotland Tri-Series, he scored 128 runs and took six wickets. He scored 20+ and took at least one wicket in all four games. He will bat one down. Scored 48 runs in the last match.

A Vala will bat 2 down. He is the most consistent and reliable batsman from the side. Good ODI record and average of 22.2. Good pick in SL. Will bowl 5-6 overs also. Default CVC. However, got duck out in the last match but expect some good cricket from him today.


Saurabh Netravalkar is an Indian origin batsman and a good pick bowler. He can bat also. Played well in some matches of CPL also. Good economy rate in ODI’s, Wicket less in the first match and took a wicket in the last match.

N Patel is not a very consistent bowler but a popular pick today due to his recent outing where he had taken some wickets. Got 1-1 wicket in both the last two matches.

K Gore has good economy rate of 5.14. He had bowled well in the last couple of Matches. A must pick bowler in SL. took 3fer in the first match and 2 wickets in last match. He can be another punt pick of CVC in SL

Elmore Hutchinson has bowled very well in recent times. He is a handy batsman too. His economy rate is awesome which is off just 3.83. Bowled well in last two matches but didn’t get any wicket expected to take some wickets today.

N Vanua is going to be a threat to the batsmen in this series. In the 19 matches, he played he has sent 30 batsmen to the pavilion. Must pick from bowl section. Got one wicket in the last match.

N Pokana will bowl in death overs. He is a good wicket-taker bowler from this side and a popular pick today. Good economy rate and experience of playing more ODI’s than most of the players in the team. Took 3 wickets in the last match.

Jason Kila is a punt pick today in SL as he had bowled well in the last match and took 3fer. Bowled with good economical rate too.

Captain and VC Choices:

S Taylor and A Jones can be seen as default CVC today in SL.

C Amini and M Patel are the other two safe options in SL for CVC.

M Patel can be a punt CVC today in SL due to his consistent performance in almost every matches in recent times,

K Gore must be in your SL fantasy teams and he can be a worthy choice of captain in 3/4 Members league. Took consistent

PNG vs USA Dream11 Prediction:

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