T20 World Cup: Papua New Guinea's humiliating defeat, Uganda beat them with 10 balls to spare, registers first win

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. The 9th match of the T20 World Cup was played between Uganda and Papua New Guinea. Uganda registered a spectacular victory in this match. After winning the toss, Uganda invited Papua New Guinea to bat first. Papua New Guinea batted first and scored just 77 runs. Uganda achieved this easy score in just 18.2 overs. This is their first win in the tournament. Earlier they had to face defeat from Oman.

After losing the toss and batting first, Papua New Guinea could only score 77 runs in 19.2 overs. No player could play a good innings. A Wala, who came to open, got out on 0 in 2 balls. Ura could score 1 run in 6 balls. Sese Bau could score 9 runs in 5 balls. Lega Saka and Hiri Hiri got out after scoring 12 and 15 runs respectively. In this way, Papua New Guinea could score only 77 runs after being all out in 20 overs. Captain Masaka took 1 wicket from Uganda's side. While all the other bowlers got 2-2 wickets.

Now it was Uganda's turn to chase the target. All the opening batsmen of Uganda flopped. Roger Mukasa scored 0 runs. Simon Saji also scored 1 run while Robinson Obuya also scored 1 run. After this, good batting was seen from Riazat Ali Shah's bat. A total of 33 runs came from his bat. Alpesh Ramzani scored 8 runs. Juma Miyagi scored 13 runs. In this way Uganda registered an easy victory.

first published : June 6, 2024, 08:12 IST

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