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Match 12 of the ICC 2024 T20 World Cup East Asia-Pacific Qualifier, 2023 will be played between Papua New Guinea and Japan (PNG vs JPN) at Amini Park, Port Moresby on 29th July 2023 at 09:00 AM IST.

PNG vs JPN (Papua New Guinea vs Japan), Match 12 - Match Information

Match: Papua New Guinea vs Japan, Match 12
Date: 29th July 2023
Time: 09:00 AM IST
Venue: Amini Park, Port Moresby

PNG vs JPN (Papua New Guinea vs Japan), Match 12 Preview

Papua New Guinea have played 5 matches in the series and will be looking to strengthen their hold of the top spot, while Japan have also played 5 matches in the series and they will be looking to get hold of the top spot.

ICC 2024 T20 World Cup East Asia-Pacific Qualifier, 2023 Points Table

The points table of ICC 2024 T20 World Cup East Asia-Pacific Qualifier, 2023  Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost, and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
Stage 1
JPN 0 0 0 0 -
PNG 0 0 0 0 -
PHI 0 0 0 0 -
VAN 0 0 0 0 -
Stage 2
PNG 5 5 0 10 +4.235
JPN 5 3 2 6 +0.702
VAN 5 1 4 2 -1.720
PHI 5 1 4 2 -2.906

In their previous encounter in this series, Semo Kamea was the Man of the Match and Semo Kamea scored the highest fantasy points for Papua New Guinea with 68 match fantasy points while Reo Sakurano topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Japan with 66 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Papua New Guinea against Philippines, Papua New Guinea beat Philippines by 100 runs. The top fantasy player for Papua New Guinea was Tony Ura who scored 100 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Vanuatu, Japan were beaten by 5 wickets. The top fantasy player for Japan was Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming who scored 59 fantasy points.

PNG vs JPN, Amini Park, Port Moresby Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at Amini Park, Port Moresby will assist the bowlers. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 15 matches is 121 runs.

Weather Report for Amini Park, Port Moresby

Temperature is expected to be around 26.86 °C and humidity is expected to be around 76%. Winds at a speed of 9.04 m/s are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

PNG vs JPN, Head to Head

In the only match played between these 2 teams, Papua New Guinea won against Japan. Papua New Guinea Bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while All Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for Japan.

PNG vs JPN Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming 5 198 39.6 0 0 44, 19, 10, 65, 60 -
Tony Ura 5 135 27 0 0 61, 25, 9, 36, 4 -
Sese Bau 5 17 3.4 4 0.8 0, 1, 0, 11, 5 0, 0, 1, 1, 2
  1. Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming

    Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming is a Batter and has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top order batter, bats Left Handed. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 44, 19, 10, 65, 60 runs at an average of 39.6 per match.

  2. Tony Pala Ura

    Tony Ura is a differential player for your Fantasy Team. Tony Ura has an average of 47 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.2. He is a top order opening Right Handed Batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 135 runs at an average of 27 per match.

  3. Sese Bau

    Sese Bau is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Sese Bau has an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.2. He is a Left Handed Batter. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 17 runs at an average of 3.4 per match.

PNG vs JPN Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
John Kariko 5 1 0.2 8 1.6 0, 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 2, 1, 1, 3
Piyush Kumbhare 5 13 2.6 6 1.2 3, 0, 5, 5, 0 1, 1, 0, 2, 2
Kabua Morea 5 13 2.6 8 1.6 0, 0, 0, 0, 13 2, 1, 5, 0, 0
  1. John Kariko

    John Kariko can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. John Kariko has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 4 games and a fantasy rating of 9.5. He is a Bowler and in the recent 5 matches this player has taken 1, 2, 1, 1, 3 wickets at an average of 1.6. John Kariko has had a good time at this venue in the recent 5 matches he played here and has taken 1, 2, 1, 1, 3 wickets.

  2. Piyush Kumbhare

    Piyush Kumbhare can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. Piyush Kumbhare is a slow left-arm orthodox Bowler and in the last 5 matches he has taken 1, 1, 0, 2, 2 wickets at an average of 1.2. This player has bowled well at this venue in the recent 5 matches Piyush Kumbhare played here and has taken 1, 1, 0, 2, 2 wickets.

  3. Kabua Vagi Morea

    Kabua Morea is a Bowler and has an average of 70 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high risk, high returns pick in your team. He bowls left-arm medium and in the last 5 matches this player has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6. Kabua Morea has bowled well at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 8 wickets.

PNG vs JPN Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Reo Sakurano 5 39 7.8 6 1.2 6, 7, 12, 0, 14 1, 1, 2, 1, 1
Ibrahim Takahashi 5 77 15.4 4 0.8 6, 19, 1, 20, 31 1, 1, 1, 1, 0
Charles Amini 5 101 20.2 6 1.2 53, 9, 30, 9, 0 0, 2, 0, 2, 2
  1. Reo Sakurano-Thomas

    Reo Sakurano is an All Rounder and has an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a right-arm fast medium Bowler and in the recently played 5 matches Reo Sakurano has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2. He has a very good record against this opponent, taking 2 wickets in the recent matches. This player has a good record at this venue in the last 5 matches Reo Sakurano played here and has taken 1, 1, 2, 1, 1 wickets.

  2. Ibrahim Takahashi

    Ibrahim Takahashi is an all-rounder and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top order Right Handed Batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 6, 19, 1, 20, 31 runs averaging 15.4 per match.

  3. Charles Jordan Alewa Amini

    Charles Amini is an All Rounder and has an average of 66 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Charles Amini is a batter, bats Left Handed. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 101 runs averaging 20.2 per match. This player can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling leg break and in the recent matches has taken 0, 2, 0, 2, 2 wickets, averaging at 1.2 wickets per match. Charles Amini has had a good time at this venue in the recent 5 matches he played here and has taken 6 wickets.

PNG vs JPN Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Norman Vanua 5 32 6.4 8 1.6 23, 0, 0, 0, 9 3, 1, 0, 2, 2
Assad Vala 5 165 33 0 0 59, 43, 28, 1, 34 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Charles Amini 5 101 20.2 6 1.2 53, 9, 30, 9, 0 0, 2, 0, 2, 2
Declan Suzuki 5 76 15.2 4 0.8 25, 9, 34, 5, 3 0, 2, 0, 1, 1
Sabaorish Ravichandran 5 96 19.2 0 0 31, 41, 3, 19, 2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Ibrahim Takahashi 5 77 15.4 4 0.8 6, 19, 1, 20, 31 1, 1, 1, 1, 0

The Top Point Getters for Papua New Guinea are Norman Vanua with 121 match fantasy points, Assad Vala with 84 match fantasy points and Charles Amini with 79 match fantasy points.

The Top Point Getters for Japan are Declan Suzuki with 73 match fantasy points, Sabaorish Ravichandran with 66 match fantasy points and Ibrahim Takahashi with 64 match fantasy points.

PNG vs JPN Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
John Kariko 5 1 0.2 8 1.6 0, 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 2, 1, 1, 3
Reo Sakurano 5 39 7.8 6 1.2 6, 7, 12, 0, 14 1, 1, 2, 1, 1
Ibrahim Takahashi 5 77 15.4 4 0.8 6, 19, 1, 20, 31 1, 1, 1, 1, 0
Sabaorish Ravichandran 5 96 19.2 0 0 31, 41, 3, 19, 2 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Piyush Kumbhare 5 13 2.6 6 1.2 3, 0, 5, 5, 0 1, 1, 0, 2, 2
  1. John Kariko

    John Kariko is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 4 games and a fantasy rating of 9.5. John Kariko is a Bowler and in the last 5 matches he has taken 1, 2, 1, 1, 3 wickets at an average of 1.6. This player has a good record at this venue in the last 5 matches John Kariko played here and has taken 1, 2, 1, 1, 3 wickets.

  2. Reo Sakurano-Thomas

    Reo Sakurano is an all-rounder and has an average of 54 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.9 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a right-arm fast medium Bowler and in the recent 5 matches this player has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2. Reo Sakurano has done very well against this opposition, taking 2 wickets in the recent matches. He has a good record at this venue in the recent 5 matches this player played here and has taken 1, 1, 2, 1, 1 wickets.

  3. Ibrahim Takahashi

    Ibrahim Takahashi is an all-rounder and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Ibrahim Takahashi is a top order batter, bats Right Handed. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 6, 19, 1, 20, 31 runs averaging 15.4 per match.

  4. Sabaorish Ravichandran

    Sabaorish Ravichandran is an All Rounder and has an average of 49 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player is a batter, bats Right Handed. In the last 5 matches Sabaorish Ravichandran has scored 96 runs at an average of 19.2 per match.

  5. Piyush Kumbhare

    Piyush Kumbhare is a Bowler and has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He bowls slow left-arm orthodox and in the recently played 5 matches this player has taken 6 wickets at an average of 1.2. Piyush Kumbhare has been very successful at this venue in the last 5 matches he played here and has taken 1, 1, 0, 2, 2 wickets.

PNG vs JPN Squad Information

Papua New Guinea (PNG) Squad: Charles Amini, Tony Ura, Assad Vala, Lega Siaka, Sese Bau, Alei Nao, Kabua Morea, Norman Vanua, Kiplin Doriga, Riley Hekure, Hiri Hiri, Semo Kamea, Jack Gardner, John Kariko and Hila Vare

Japan (JPN) Squad: Tsuyoshi Takada, Sabaorish Ravichandran, Piyush Kumbhare, Makoto Taniyama, Alex Patmore, Mian Siddique, Kohei Kubota, Wataru Miyauchi, Supun Navaratne, Reo Sakurano, Ibrahim Takahashi, Ryan Drake, Declan Suzuki, Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming and Lachlan Lake

PNG vs JPN Possible Playing XI

Papua New Guinea (PNG) Possible Playing XI: Tony Ura, Sese Bau, Hiri Hiri, Lega Siaka, Kiplin Doriga, John Kariko, Semo Kamea, Alei Nao, Charles Amini, Assad Vala and Norman Vanua

Japan (JPN) Possible Playing XI: Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming, Lachlan Lake, Alex Patmore, Supun Navaratne, Piyush Kumbhare, Makoto Taniyama, Ryan Drake, Reo Sakurano, Ibrahim Takahashi, Sabaorish Ravichandran and Declan Suzuki

PNG vs JPN Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Alex Patmore

Batters: Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming, Sese Bau and Tony Ura

All-Rounders: Charles Amini, Ibrahim Takahashi, Reo Sakurano and Sabaorish Ravichandran

Bowlers: John Kariko, Kabua Morea and Piyush Kumbhare

Captain: John Kariko

Vice-Captain: Reo Sakurano

Photo credit: Alamy

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