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Oman open their cup campaign with a 10 wicket thrashing of PNG

Oman 131 for no loss (Ilyas 50*, Jatinder 73*) beat PNG 129 for 9 (Vala 56, Amini 37, Bilal 2-16, Kaleemullah 2-19, Maqsood 4-20) by 10 wickets The much...

PNG v Oman – T20 World Cup Preview

Match: Oman v Papua New Guinea Time: 14:00 local time on Sunday 17 October Venue: Oman Cricket Academy Ground, Al Amerat It's here. The T20 World Cup...

T20 World Cup – How Papua New Guinea Got There

Just when Papua New Guinea are written off, the Barramundis seem to lift to another level, and it was no different in their qualifying...

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Group B preview: A clash of narratives

Gone are the days when anyone can look at T20I match ups between teams such as Papua New Guinea (PNG), Oman, Scotland, and Bangladesh...

T20 World Cup Predictions – What do our writers and readers think?

After a delay of a year, the T20 World Cup kicks off in Oman on Sunday. During the tournament build-up, Emerging Cricket has polled...

T20 World Cup: Five Young Associate Talents to Keep an Eye On

Cricket lovers rejoice! The five-year wait for the T20 World Cup is finally over with the tournament set to get underway on 17th October....

All the First Round T20 World Cup Kits

With less than three weeks until the first ball is bowled, excitement levels are building for the upcoming Men's ICC T20 World Cup. No doubt...

T20 World Cup Squads – First Round

We're just over a month away from the start of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, and the squads for the 16 teams are...

T20 World Cup: Five Emerging Players to watch

Postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oman and the UAE plays host to a highly anticipated T20 World Cup filled with power-hitters,...

Women’s World Cup Qualifier moved to Zimbabwe, Women’s Championship Expands

The ICC has announced that the Women’s World Cup Qualifier will take place in Zimbabwe in November and December. The 10-team qualifier had previously...

New men’s T20 World Cup groups announced

The groups for the First Round and the Super 12s stage of the Men's T20 World Cup have been announced by the International Cricket...

Women from Associate nations prominent in new ICC mentoring programme

Eighteen women from Associate countries are included in the 40 selected by the ICC in the first two tranches of its new 100% Cricket...

Carl Sandri Begins PNG Coaching Role From Afar

Former Italy international Carl Sandri has begun his new role as Papua New Guinea coach in absentia, as a recent spike of Covid cases...

Super Over: Six key stories for 2021

After 2020 and COVID-19 brought the cricketing world to grinding halt, 2021 offers hope that cricket can pick up where it left off in...

PNG Women’s National Cup concludes with a nailbiter

Following the exciting action from day 1 and 2 from the inaugural PNG Women’s National Cup, there was all to play for in the concluding...

PNG Women’s National Cup gets underway, Tanya Ruma scores 91 & 105*

Following the announcement of a new 40 over women’s tournament, the action from day one and two of the tournament has been full of...

PNG: Tournaments conclude, new event announced, Commonwealth Games excitement

Despite the majority of PNG’s domestic cricket action being concluded, there has been the recent conclusion of a tournament along with news published which...

ICC reveals Commonwealth Games Qualifying process

The ICC and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CWF) have revealed the qualifying criteria for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The eight-team women’s tournament...

Cricket PNG keeps the motor running with sponsor announcement

Cricket PNG has announced the extension of Boroko Motors' sponsorship of the sport in the country. During the first year of sponsorship, the motor vehicle...

CPNG Men’s T20 Smash: Week 2 Wrap

Week one saw a number of great performances in the Men's T20 Smash, and week two promised to see more of the exciting performances,...

CPNG Men’s T20 Smash: Week 1 Wrap

This week saw the start of PNG’s male domestic T20 competition, the Men's T20 Smash, following the successful 50-over Isuzu National Cup, and the...

Hino Cassowaries win 2020 Curtain Brothers CPNG Women’s T20 Smash

The Hino Cassowaries won the 2020 edition of the Curtain Brothers CPNG Women’s T20 Smash to make it back to back titles for the...

PNG Domestic Wrap: Women’s T20 Smash back, Men’s National Cup concludes

Women's T20 Smash back underway The PNG Curtain Brothers CPNG Women’s T20 Smash restarted on Tuesday, August 26 following a missed round of fixtures which...

Papua New Guinean domestic cricket resumes post COVID-19

With the news that cricket was able to return in Port Moresby following an enforced break created by COVID-19, Cricket PNG commenced the restart...

Cricket resumes in PNG, as Barras start planning for India 2021

Joe Dawes explained to the Papua New Guinea Post-Courier that the Barramundis’ focus on playing spin for the last 18 months hold the team...

PNG on hold while the Cook Islands gear up

Cricket PNG has postponed all cricket related activity for 14 days in the Port Moresby area, in line with a government-enforced lockdown period due...

ICC recognises the work of Associates in annual Development Awards announcements

The International Cricket Council (ICC) recognized the work of developing cricketing nations through the presenting of awards to national bodies. These awards demonstrate...

Two African ICC qualifying events postponed due to COVID-19

Only a few days after announcing the rescheduling of the 2020 Men's T20 World Cup, The ICC has today announced the postponement of two...

Papua New Guinea: Finally ready for the big stage

PNG has flirted with qualification for World tournaments for a while now, narrowly missing out twice for the T20 World Cup (in 2013 and...

Cricket for a New Decade Part II – A Global T20 Championship?

Originally posted by Tom Grunshaw on May 13, 2020 What to do about bilateral cricket? When you sit down and think about it, bilateral tours are...

Cricket World Cup League 2 postponed amidst Covid-19 uncertainty

The next round of Cricket World Cup Cricket League Two was postponed by the ICC indefinitely as travel restrictions between the participating countries made...

How PNG pulled off the ‘Barramundi Miracle’ at WCL2

April 26, 2019 will forever be the day Papua New Guinea's Barramundis leapt like salmon. For all of the pictures of PNG players celebrating their...

Could COVID-19 level playing field for underdogs at T20 World Cup?

October 1, 2020. You wake up at 7:30 in the morning to check your phone and the news you longed for is there as a...

CWC League 2 – points table, schedule, previews & match reports

The seven-team Cricket World Cup (CWC) League 2 will see each side play 36 ODIs over 9 double round-robin tri-series. It will run from...

Nepal catapulted into global qualifiers as ICC announces 2021 men’s T20 World Cup pathway

Despite not proceeding beyond the Asia regional finals in qualification for this year's T20 World Cup after finishing behind Singapore and Qatar, Nepal is...

T20WCQ Team of the Tournament

The T20 World Cup Qualifiers are over with the Dutch taking home the title overnight in the final over Papua New Guinea. With the...

Dutch delight: The Netherlands claim T20WCQ Trophy

The Netherlands 134-3 (Cooper 41, ten Doeschate 30, Vala 1-15) defeated PNG 128-8 (Siaka 39, Bau 29, Glover 3-24) by 7 wickets The Netherlands have...

The six qualifiers for the 2020 Men’s T20 World Cup

Fourteen teams travelled to the UAE for the global qualifiers hoping to pick up one of the six places on offer at the 2020...

PNG into the final as Namibia squeezed out

2nd semi-final: PNG 130/5 (Bau 40*, Amini 31; Smit 2/29) defeated Namibia 112/5 (Baard 34, Kotze 30; Vanua 2/16) by 18 runs. Papua New Guinea...

Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 – final tables and playoff schedule

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019: Our most recent podcast: 2 November: Third Place Play-off: Ireland v Nambia (14h10) report; FINAL: Netherlands v Papua New Guinea...

Papua New Guinea recover from 19 for 6 to trounce Kenya

Group A: Papua New Guinea 118 (Vanua 54, Bundi 4-18, Oluoch 2-15) defeated Kenya 73 (Karim 29, Vala 3-7, Pokana 3-21) by 45 runs...

Ready Reckoner: Group A Permutations & Possibilities

First and foremost, here are the standings at the end of Day 9 in Group A: TeamPlayedWinsLossPointsNRRPNG54182.099Netherlands54181.891Namibia64281.08Scotland53260.55Kenya5234-0.931Singapore6234-0.765Bermuda6060-2.839 At this stage of the tournament: Namibia have played their...

PNG on cusp of automatic qualification after dismantling Singapore

PNG v Singapore Match Report GROUP A: PNG 180-4 (Doriga 43*, Amini 41*, Param 2-24) defeated Singapore 137-9 (David 44, Rangarajan 28, Ravu 4-18) by...

Papua New Guinea end Netherlands’ unbeaten run to go top of Group A

PNG moved up to top of Group A with a win over the Netherlands

Day 5 T20 World Cup Qualifier podcast special, tables and reports

Here’s our second T20WCQ special as Tim Bes & Nick being you up to speed on the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier...

Papering over the cracks? Scotland sneak past Papua New Guinea

Group A: Scotland 146/6 (Coetzer 54, Cross 40, Ravu 1-11) defeated Papua New Guinea 142/9 (Vanua 33, Siaka 31, Tahir 3-24) by four runs. A...

Day 3 T20 World Cup Qualifier podcast special, tables and reports

Five teams remain unbeaten after Day 3. On the other side, Namibia, Hong Kong, Bermuda and Kenya face an uphill battle, all sitting 0-2. Tim,...

Second record opening stand in two days helps Papua New Guinea crush Namibia to go top of Group A

Papua New Guinea 197/7 (Ura 71, Vala 48, S Bau 26, Frylinck 3 -18) defeated Namibia 116 (Vala 3-19, S Bau 1-15) by 81...

Day 2 wrap: UAE, Scotland & PNG back in the hunt, Dutch strong, Ireland wobbly.

On Saturday, a bumper Day 2 of five matches gave us more pulsating cricket as the Netherlands won their second in two days, sending...

Shocking Bermuda shorts out against PNG after Vanua hattrick

Papua New Guinea 90/0 (Vala 53*, Ura 33*) defeated Bermuda 89 (Rawlins 25, Trott 19, Vanua 3-14 including a hattrick) by ten wickets with...

Day 2 (warm-up matches) wrap. Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

Tuesday saw the second and final round of warm-up games for the T20 World Cup Qualifier in the UAE. There were some eye-catching performances...

Day 1 (warm-up matches) wrap. Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

The wait is almost over for the highly anticipated T20 World Cup Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates which will decide the six teams...

14 players to watch at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

Rustom Deboo hones in on one name from each of the teams competing in the UAE as players to watch out for at the...

Change of format, change of fortunes? Papua New Guinea T20 World Cup Qualifiers preview

Very few media scribes or emerging nation cricket fans are tipping Papua New Guinea to figure prominently in the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier...

Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier – Group A: squads and draw

Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier - Group B. Full draw here. Group B squads here. Group matches 18 - 27 October. Play-offs 29 - 31...

The Lauderhill XI – our team of the Namibia, PNG & USA tri-series

Now that the dust has settled on Round 2 of CWC League 2, it’s time to announce the XI of the tri-series in Florida. USA...

CWCL2 USA Tri-Series – Match 5 and 6 Roundup

The last two matches of USA's CWCL2 tri-series in Florida featured the two visiting sides.

USA Report Card – CWC League 2 Round 2

The first of nine CWC League 2 rounds has come to a close for Team USA. It’s been a pleasant start overall, with three...

PNG Gored by spin as Karima takes four, USA defends 177 to go 3 & 0

USA 177 (Monank Patel 66, Elmore Hutchinson 28, Jason Kila 3-27) defeated PNG 115 (Assad Vala 38, Tony Ura 19, Karima Gore 4-20) by...

CWCL2 – USA v PNG preview: Hosts look to continue unbeaten run in Florida, Barramundis desperate for first points after five CWCL2 defeats

Two games done, two games won - this couldn’t be a better start for the American campaign in League 2. Another two games to...

USA collect maiden ODI victory, beating PNG in rain-shortened thriller

USA 251/9 (50) Jones 77, Hutchinson 42, Pokana 3-40, Kila 3-40 defeated PNG 159/6 (23, target 165) Amini 53, Vala 48, Gore 3-25 by...

Tri-series preview: USA to host first home ODIs as Namibia & PNG tour for CWC League 2 in Florida

2019 has been a year of ups and downs for Associate cricket. While everyone earned T20I status, there were four main beneficiaries when it...

Terrific Thailand qualify for first World Cup

Thailand have continued their remarkable year in T20s by booking themselves a place in the 2020 Women's T20 World Cup in Australia, their first...

Six teams still in contention going into final day of round robin action in Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier

On Monday the PNG Lewas came agonisingly close to achieving the country's first ever win over a Full member - in men's or women's...

Bangladesh favourites for women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier, as Namibia makes maiden appearance

Two years ago in the Netherlands Bangladesh qualified for the 2018 T20 World Cup in West Indies as winners of the global qualifier. They...

All-round Oman performance hands PNG their fourth defeat

Oman 207/6 (Illyas 63 Kumer 35, Amini 3-39) defeated Papau New Guinea 206/9 (Ura 34 Hiri 31, Odedra 4-34) by 4 wickets with 2.2...

Richie Berrington’s six sixes take Scotland out of PNG’s reach

Scotland 242/7 (Berrington 81 Coetzer 62 Pokana 2-40) defeated Papua New Guinea 204/9 (Vala 48 Ravu 38 Watt 2-43) by 38 runs Scotland finish their...

Coetzer leads Scotland to victory over PNG

Scotland 207-7 (KJ Coetzer 96, N Pokana 3 for 25) beat Papua New Guinea 205-9 (TP Ura 46, H Tahir 4 for 37) by 3 wickets Scotland recorded...

PNG pair announced as Emerging Cricket Ambassadors

On the eve of their ODI against Oman, the first of 126 ODIs to be played in the inaugural Cricket World Cup League 2,...

Preview – Cricket World Cup League 2, Round 1: Scotland, Oman & PNG

The road to the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup begins in Aberdeen this week as Scotland, Oman and Papua New Guinea meet in...

Pacific Games Preview

Cricket will feature for the eighth time in the Pacific Games, with Samoa's Tuanaimato Sports Complex in Faleata the host of the 2019 competition....

Japan qualify for first world cup, PNG forfeit after 10 players questioned for shoplifting

(UPDATED 0130, 0930 AEST) There was drama aplenty, a shroud of mystery and a touch of the ridiculous at Sano today, as Japan awoke to...

6 teams vying for single EAP spot in U19 World Cup, Japan 2 from 2

Japan tops the table after a big win over Vanuatu on Day 2Samoa get off the mark after beating Fiji in a low scoring...

Captain Kaia takes PNG past Samoa to qualify; Vanuatu and Indonesia sign off with victories.

Papua New Guinea today booked their place in both the 2019 Women’s World T20 Qualifier, and the 2020 Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier. Winning...

PNG and Samoa victories set up defacto final; Vanuatu delights home crowd in thriller.

Frontrunners Papua New Guinea and closest rivals Samoa both continued their impressive unbeaten runs at the EAP Women’s Qualifier yesterday, with the results meaning...

TU Ground to host Nepal’s first home ODIs in February 2020

Five days ago we reported on the CWC League 2 draft matchups after they were seemingly posted by mistake on Cricket Namibia's Facebook page....

Samoa storm to joint lead in Port Vila

Two years ago, it was only net run rate that separated Papua New Guinea and Samoa in the EAP WT20 Qualifier at the top...

Cricket World Cup League 2 draft schedule released

In what appears to be a misstep by Cricket Namibia, the draft matchups for CWC League 2 were released yesterday on the official CN...

ICC T20I Rankings Released

The International Cricket Council has rolled out an 80-team rankings list for men's T20 Internationals, with 52 members making up the women's rankings. Dubbing T20I...

3rd v 4th WCL2 Playoff | USA v PNG live blog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvgatqgITYE Stream available above Cricinfo Live Score | ICC Match Centre USA 164 (43.4) - End of innings 44th over - Patel with USA's first ODI fifty! Taking...

Game 10: Canada vs. PNG match report

PNG 154 off 44.2 overs (Vala 82, Heyliger 4/41) lost to Canada 155/7 off 34.2 overs (Jacobs 52*, Pokana 2/20, Vala 2/24) by 3...

Game 10: PNG vs. Canada WCL2 live blog

Toss: PNG elect to bat.Cricinfo live scores | ICC live scores TO WATCH THE STREAM:ON PC/LAPTOP: Go to this link and open an account (register...

Game 8: PNG v USA Match Report

USA 128/0 (Monank Patel 70*, Xavier Marshall 54*) defeated Papua New Guinea 127 all out (Lega Siaka 32, Kipling Doriga 30, Karima Gore 4/23,...

Game 8: PNG v USA WCL2 live blog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syYTd61CKQo USA 128/0 (19.2) defeated PNG 127 All Out by 10 Wickets PNG won the toss and elected to bat. Cricinfo live scores | ICC live Scores Set...

Game 6: PNG v HK WCL2 match report

PNG 223/7 (47.4) Tony Ura 87 (101) (POTM) Jason Kila 36* (42) Damien Ravu 2/35 (10) defeated Hong Kong 222/9 (50) Anshuman Rath 85...

Game 6: PNG v HK WCL2 live blog

Please refresh for the latest updates - NO LIVE STREAM AVAILABLEICC live scores | Cricinfo live scores PNG won the toss and bowled first.PNG...

Game 1: Namibia v PNG WCL2 Match Report

Namibia 120/7 off 30.3 overs (Frylick 23*, Amini 3/46) defeated PNG 118 (Soper 36, Frylinck 3/16, Williams 3/25, Smit 3/34) off 42.1 overs (Soper...

Game 1: PNG v Namibia WCL2 live blog

Refresh your page for the latest updates Cricinfo live scoringICC Live Scores Well that wraps it up from the Wanderers. After being rolled for 118,...

WCL2 Preview: PNG

Just over a year ago, Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong faced off for the 4000th ODI. With both sides already relegated to WCL2...

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