SCO vs PNG Match Prediction Who Will Win Today IPL Match, 19th October

  • Match: Scotland vs Papua New Guinea 
  • Date- 19th October 2021
  • Match Format- T20I
  • Venue- Al Amerat Cricket Ground 
  • Time- 3:30 PM (IST)
  • Weather Forecast- Clear,31℃

SCO vs PNG, 5th Match WT20 General Online Betting Odds

Scotland – 1.15

Papua New Guinea – 5.5-

SCO vs. PNG Betting Odds Comparison

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SCO vs PNG Today Match Prediction, 5th Match WT20, 19th October 2021

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is playing qualifiers for the first time and their inexperience is reflected in their batting lineup. They were 102 for 3 in 14 overs and were looking set for a big score but got restricted to just 129 runs because of collapse in the lower order. Their captain top-scored with 56 runs and looked in deft touch. PNG is a rising nation and every match against quality opposition is a learning curve for them.

They are now up against Scotland who defeated Bangladesh but Papua New Guinea will fancy their chances against Scotland as they struggled against spinners and PNG has some good spinners who can exert some help from the surface. Their batting group needs to come collectively and access the conditions before going hard.

  • Form Guide- L-L-L-L-W

Top Batsmen from the 1st match

  • Assad Vala- 56 runs at 130.23 strike rate
  • Charles Amini- 37 runs at 142.31 strike rate
  • Sese Beau- 13 runs at 100.00 strike rate 

Top Bowler from the 1st match

  • Nosaina Pokana- 0 wickets at 7.50 economy
  • Kabua Morea 0 wicket at 9.00 economy 
  • Lega Siaka– 0 wickets at 8.50 economy 


Scotland pulled off a magnificent upset in the first match against Bangladesh who was favorites to qualify from this group but Scotland’s win has changed the dimensions. If Scotland clinch victory in this match also then, they will be favorites to qualify. They are coming off good recent form and even recently defeated Zimbabwe. Scotland had a good record against Papua New Guinea and defeated them on all occasions when they last met in ICC WT20 qualifiers.

Scotland won against Bangladesh but they were struggling at one stage when they were 56 for 6 wickets. They showed great grit and character and this is their golden chance to make a strong statement. Their bowling is the strongest department and they showcased incredible discipline in the last match even though dew was making their job tough but they held their head high. 

  • Form Guide- W-L-W-L-L

Top Batsmen of Scotland from 1st match 

  • Chris Greaves- 45 runs at 160.71 strike rate
  • Munsey- 29 runs at 126.09 strike rate
  • Mark Watt- 22 runs at 129.41 strike rate

Top Bowler of Scotland from series

  • Bradley Wheal- 3 wickets at 6.00 economy 
  • Chris Greaves- 2 wickets at 6.30 economy 
  • Mark Watt- 1 wicket at 4.80 economy 

Venue Stats:

Match Venue      Al Amerat Cricket Ground
Total matches26
Matches won batting first11
Matches won bowling first15
Average 1st Inns scores149
Average 2nd Inns scores128
The highest total recorded210/4 (20 Ov) by KUW vs BHR
The lowest total recorded64/10 (11 Ov) by NEP vs OMAN
The highest score chased183/9 (20 Ov) by IRE vs NED
The lowest score defended140/9 (20 Ov) by SCO vs BAN

Weather Report

It is a day game and heat will be at its peak during the match. The temperature will be around 34 degrees and humidity will also be very high. Since it is an open stadium it will add more humidity and players will have to tackle heat and humidity during the match.

  • Rain: 0%
  • Humidity 32%
  • Wind speed: 16 km/h.
  • Temperature- 34 Degree Celsius

Pitch Report

Pitch has been two-paced in all matches so far. Although it is not that tough also, batters who have applied themselves have been successful in finding runs on this surface. Scotland defended 140 on the same pitch so any run is not safe here and the average score is likely to be around 140-150 and captains will look to field first after winning the toss.

SCO vs PNG, 5th Match WT20 Match, Today Match Prediction

Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.

SCO Playing XI

George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal

Wicket-keeper: Matthew Cross (wk)

Batsmen: George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod

All-rounders:  Michael Leask, Chris Greaves

Bowlers: Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal

PNG Playing XI

Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Kashyap Prajapati, Naseem Khushi (wk), Mohammad Nadeem, Ayan Khan, Sandeep Goud, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan

Wicket-keeper: Naseem Khushi (wk)

Batsmen: Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Kashyap Prajapati

All-rounders: Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Mohammad Nadeem

Bowlers: Ayan Khan, Sandeep Goud, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan

SCO vs PNG – Who will win the match, Today Match Prediction:

Scotland is expected to win the match against Papua New Guinea

KhelTalk experts feel Scotland will win against Papua New Guinea in this match. Scotland is certainly a favorite for this match especially after their heroics against Bangladesh. Scotland is a balanced side but their batters need to take more responsibility and they nearly got bundled out for 100 odd runs if the lower order didn’t show some fight.

Their bowling department is their biggest strength and has some really threatening options. On the other hand, Papua New Guinea is new to this stage and in the first match despite being in good condition, they collapsed. We expect Scotland to win this contest against Papua New Guinea.

Top Batsman from Papua New Guinea – Assad Vala (3.75 odds)

Assad Vala was a delight to watch in the first match and scored a blistering 56 runs. Although his team lost, his elegant batting was one of the talking points of the match. The left-handed batsman displayed great composure after Papua New Guinea was 0 for 2 and led the recovery and at one stage PNG was 102 for 3 wickets in 14 overs. He is strong against spinners and uses his feet to tackle them. He is Papua New Guinea captain and can give you good returns from this match. He is our pick for best batsman from Papua New Guinea.

Top Batsman from Scotland – Munsey (3.75 odds)

Munsey scored a free-flowing 29 runs in the first match and played some awestruck shots. He is a wristy player and also a good player of seamers in powerplay overs. Although, he struggled against spinners in middle overs but is capable of taking them down at his will. He is a powerful man and strikes the ball really hard. Munsey sets the tone of the match for Scotland and his performance is crucial for Scotland’s lineup. He looked good in the first match and can give you good returns from this match.

Top Bowler from Papua New Guinea  – Nosaina Pokana (4.75 odds)

Nosaina Pokana is arguably the fastest bowler from Papua side. He is a left-arm fast bowler and impressed everyone in the first match. Although, he didn’t pick wickets but was very lethal with his fierce pace. Nosaina is Papua New Guinea’s biggest wicket-taking option and the captain likes to use him in crunch situations.

He is an exciting prospect for the Papua team and will be one to watch out for from this match. He is fast and furious and can trouble Scottish batters on this slow track. He is our pick for best bowler from Papua New Guinea.

Top Bowler from Scotland – Bradley Wheal (4.33 odds)

Bradley Wheal was the star with the ball in the first match and took 3 crucial wickets. He was brilliant with the new ball and troubled every Bangladeshi batsman with his fiery line and length and top of that his death bowling was a master class under dewy conditions.

Wheal didn’t give an inch to experienced campaigners like Mahmudullah and took Scotland home. He has only played 7 matches till now but has shown a lot of maturity and composure in crunch situations. Bradley is our pick for best bowler from Scotland.

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I am Jasvinder Singh, a content specialist editor at Kheltalk, who is a sports enthusiast. I try to cover every cricket game being played on the planet. For me, sports is not limited to just writing but also playing it on the field as well.
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