1st T20 PNG vs Ireland Match Prediction Preview Who Will Win on Saturday 6th February 2016. The first 20 over match of the series set to play among Papua New Guinea vs Ireland match prediction live from Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville. Get full details of Today T20 Match Prediction with cricinfo t20 match live score coverage and ball by ball live commentary here at cricfrog.com
Following the conclusion of the InterContinental Cup game, Ireland will stay in Townsville playing PNG three times to help prepare for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 in India. They will then travel to the UAE where they will play an additional three games en route home, two of which will be T20 Internationals, still to be announced by the hosts. Bears’ fast bowler Boyd Rankin has made an immediate impact on his return to international duty with Ireland with his six wickets helping secure a 145-run ICC InterContinental Cup win over Papua New Guinea in Townsville, Australia. Boyd was arguably the pick of the Irish bowlers in the first innings, boasting impressive figures of three for 21 off 17 overs – with seven maidens – as Papua New Guinea were dismissed for 188; a deficit of 101 on Ireland’s first innings score of 289. Ireland declared in their second innings on 244 for five, setting Papua New Guinea 346 runs to win. Sussex batsman Ed Joyce scored 58 and Kevin O’Brien top scored with 75 not out.
1st T20 PNG vs Ireland Match Prediction Preview 6 Feb 2016
Ireland will win the toss will chose to bat first and win the match.
This latest win ensures that Ireland top the ICC InterContinental Cup table with a maximum 60 points from their first three games and a 14-point lead over the second placed Netherlands. Boyd took three more Papua New Guinea wickets in the second innings with his three for 31 off 15 overs ensuring a comfortable victory for William Porterfield’s men. Boyd, William and Ireland now switch their attention to T20 cricket with three T20I’s against Papua New Guinea starting on Saturday ahead of the ICC World T20 in India in March.
Today T20 Match Details:
Event: Ireland v Papua New Guinea in Australia, 2016
Match: 1st Match
Teams: Papua New Guinea vs Ireland
Date: Feb 6, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM | 04:00 AM GMT | 02:00 PM LOCAL
Venue: Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
Today T20 Match Live Broadcast Channel List
Sky Sports HD
Papua New Guinea T20 Team Squad: Jack Vare, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Mahuru Dai, Willie Gavera, Vani Morea, Loa Nou, Kila Pala, Pipi Raho, John Reva, Lega Siaka, Chad Soper, Tony Ura, Assad Vala, Norman Vanua
Ireland T20 Team Squad: William Porterfield, Andrew Balbirnie, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Tyrone Kane, Andrew McBrine, Graeme McCarter, John Mooney, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, Stuart Poynter, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young, Andrew Poynter,