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Papua New Guinea unveil T20 World Cup squad

The Barramundis have named a 16-member squad, led by their regular skipper Assad Vala, for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021.

This is the first time PNG will be making their ICC global tournament debut, kicking off their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign with the opening clash against co-hosts Oman on 17 October. 

Vala's men won five of their six group matches at the Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier in 2019 and finished as runners-up, losing the final to Netherlands. 

PNG are placed in Group B, where they will be playing against Oman, Scotland and Bangladesh, with all three matches slated to be played in Oman. They will be looking forward to sealing a spot in the Super 12, announcing themselves onto the big stage.

Squad: Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Lega Siaka, Norman Vanua, Nosaina Pokana, Kipling Doriga, Tony Ura, Hiri Hiri, Gaudi Toka, Sese Bau, Damien Ravu, Kabua Vagi-Morea, Simon Atai, Jason Kila, Chad Soper, Jack Gardner.

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