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HEBOU PNG Barramundis humbled by Yorkshire

Cricket Papua New Guinea, Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:51AM

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis were humbled by a very strong English County Yorkshire by five wickets in their final warm-up match at the Seven’s Venue in Dubai on Wednesday.

 

Batting first, the HEBOU PNG Barramundis were bowled out for only 136 runs against a Yorkshire attack featuring English Test Player, Tim Bresnan. Lega Siaka (25) and Assad Vala (18) was the only Barramundis batsman who got a starts while Azeem Rafiq was the star with the ball for Yorkshire taking 5/16 off seven overs.

 

In reply, Yorkshire chased down the total losing just five wickets. Both teams agreed to play on after, to give extra centre wicket practice to the HEBOU PNG Barramundis’ bowlers and the Yorkshire batsmen. Yorkshire eventually made 7/244 off 45 overs, with Will Rhodes (117*) making an unbeaten century opening the batting, while Norman Vanua (2/36) and Alei Nao (2/38) took two wickets piece for the HEBOU PNG Barramundis.

      

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis now turn their attention to hosts, UAE, where they will be playing three (3) One Day Internationals, an Inter-Continental Cup (ICUP) and three (3) Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). The first two (2) out of the three (3) ODIs will be ICC World Cricket League Championship matches.

 

Currently the HEBOU PNG Barramundis are in fourth (4th) place on 40 points on the ICC ICUP Standings, while UAE are in eighth (8th) position on 7 points. In the WCLC Standings, the HEBOU PNG Barramundis are in second (2nd) position on 12 points and UAE are in eighth (8th) position on only 2 points.   

 

Match Summary

HEBOU PNG Barramundis 10/136 (45) Lega Siaka 25, Assad Vala 18, Azeem Rafiq 5/16, Tim Bresnan 2/15 defeated by Yorkshire 7/244 (45) Will Rhodes 117*, Tim Bresnan 42, Norman Vanua 2/36, Alei Nao 2/38 by 5 wickets.

 

HEBOU PNG Barramundis Tour Fixture

Wednesday 22nd to Thursday 23rd March, 2017-           HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs Yorkshire CC (2 Day)

Monday 27th March, 2017-                                                                 HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE “A” (50 Overs)

Wednesday 29th March, 2017-                                          HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs Yorkshire (50 Overs)

Friday 31st March, 2017-                                                    HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (ICC WCLC Match 1)

Sunday 2nd April, 2017-                                                      HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (ICC WCLC Match 2)

Tuesday 4th April, 2017-                                                     HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (ODI)

Friday 7th to Monday 10th April, 2017-                              HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (ICC ICUP)

Wednesday 12th April, 2017-                                             HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (T20I Match 1)

Wednesday 12th April, 2017-                                             HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (T20I Match 1)

Friday 14th April, 2017-                                                       HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (T20I Match 2) (AM)

Friday 14th April, 2017-                                                       HEBOU PNG Barramundis vs UAE (T20I Match 2) (PM)

 

HEBOU PNG Barramundis Squad

Players

  1. Assad Vala (C)
  2. Jack Vare-Kevere
  3. Vani Vagi Morea
  4. Lega Siaka
  5. Tony Ura
  6. Sese Bau
  7. Mahuru Dai
  8. Dogodo Bau
  9. John Boge Reva
  10. Alei Nao
  11. Nosiana Pokana
  12. Chad Soper
  13. Willie Gavera
  14. Norman Vanua

 

Officials

Dipak Patel (Head Coach)

John Ovia (Assistant Coach)

Dou Mavara (Data Analyst)

Matteo Amabile (Physio)

Billy Ame (S&C Coach)

Ross Taylor (Consultant Coach)

 

Last updated: Friday March 31, 2017 10:23AM