Papua New Guinea vs Kenya Betting Tips & Prediction – 38th Match ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019

Prateik K
By: Prateik K
Prediction PNG vs KEN

Betting Tips for Papua New Guinea vs Kenya

Papua New Guinea won by 45 runs

Winner Odds

Papua New Guinea – 1.30 (bet Rs.100 and win Rs.130 if Papua New Guinea wins) BET NOW
Kenya – 3.50 (bet Rs.100 and win Rs.350 if Kenya win) BET NOW

More Odds & Betting Tips

  • Tony Ura leads to be the team top batsman for Papua New Guinea with odds of 4.00 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.400) while Collins Obuya has odds of 3.20 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.320) in top team batsman for Kenya. BET NOW
  • While Norman Vanua leads with odds of 3.74 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.374) to be the top bowler for Papua New Guinea, Shem Ngoche has 4.32 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.432) odds in the top team bowler market for Kenya. BET NOW
  • Papua New Guinea leads with odds of 1.66 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.166) and Kenya follows with odds of 2.22 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.222) in the highest opening partnership market. BET NOW
  • Assad Vala and Tony Ura share odds of 8.5 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.850) in the best player of the match market. BET NOW

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ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers Match 38 Squad Comparison

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has been in great form with 4 wins in 5 matches. PNG’s only loss in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier was against Scotland chasing 147 runs in a close finish. PNG lost that match by 4 runs where Norman Vanua played a crucial innings scoring 33 off 18 balls at number 7. His wicket in the last over was the big moment where the game slipped away from PNG. Since then, PNG has won 2 consecutive matches where Assad Vala, Sese Bau, Tony Ura, Charles Amini, and Kiplin Doriga made significant contributions with the bat. Charles Amini and Kiplin Doriga scored unbeaten 41 and 43 runs in the last match at number 4 and 6 respectively.

While Tony Ura and Assad Vala have also been scoring well at the top, Sese Bau was unbeaten on 34 off 26 balls at number 5 against the Netherlands, where PNG successfully chased down 127 runs with 5 wickets in hand. Charles Amini not only contributed with the bat but also picked up 2 for 24 bowling first against the Netherlands. Damien Ravu is another in-form bowler and will play a crucial role in the last league stage match against Kenya.

Kenya

Kenya ranks 6th in the points table with 2 wins and 3 losses in 5 matches so far in the tournament. Kenya’s form in the last 3 matches – L W W. After two consecutive wins against Bermuda and Singapore, Kenya faced its 3rd loss of the tournament against Namibia at this venue. While Irfan Karim (70) and Aman Gandhi (50) helped chase 158-runs against Singapore, in the very next match, Kenya was bowled out for 94 runs chasing 182 against Namibia.

Previously in the win against Bermuda, Kenya had managed to score only 138-4 batting first with an unbeaten 85-runs inning from Dhiren Gondaria at number 3. However small, Kenya successfully defended this total as Collins Obuya picked 4 for 27 and Rakep Patel finished 2 for 8. The bowlers have done well in the last few matches with Elijah Otieno and Lucas Oluoch joining the party as well with 3 wickets each against Singapore. It’s the batting line-up that’s been inconsistent and in the T20 format, that will cost the team big time.

Our Prediction for Papua New Guinea vs Kenya

Papua New Guinea is favorite to win the match

PNG is in great touch with the batting and bowling department doing really well for the team. The all-rounders have performed well contributing with both bat and ball. The middle-order has been the strongest for PNG scoring most of the runs. The top betting sites in India have PNG as a clear favorite to win this match with 1.30 odds. The reasons are quite clear – winning momentum on PNG’s side, Kenya’s struggling batting order and in-form all-rounders in Papua New Guinea with consistent performances.

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