Scotland team is set to play two match Odi series against Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea are playing their first Odi match in Dubai. Even Scotland has a worst record at UAE. They lost both matches which were played here before.
Dubai International stadium
It’s a hot sunny day
Usually pitches at UAE are slow in nature. Spinners will get good support from pitch. The last match played here was between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Surprisingly in that match pacers got more number of wickets.
Team News : Scotland
The most important batsman in the team Kyle Coetzer and he will lead Scotland on this tour. Three uncapped players are in the squad and they are English, Ruthven and Mitchell Rao. Cross,wicket keeper, and Coetzer are openers for Scotland. Cross gives solid start and good company for Coetzer. Callum Mcleod bats at no 3 for Scotland and he has a good record against PNG. He scored 154 runs off 163 balls against PNG last month.
Team News : PNG
Assad Vala is the captain of PNG and he is an all rounder for PNG. PNG announced 14 members squad and they have 5 specialist batsmen. Tonu Ura and Siaka will open the innings for PNG. These two openers are key players for PNG at top of the order. Assad Vala and Mahuru Dai are very good all rounders for PNG as well as match winners.