Barramundis

Barra’s squad announced for Scotland

They will play the first round of the CWC League two against the host nation and Oman, in Aberdeen. This is a triangular series were they play each nation twice in the 50 over format.

Coach Joe Dawes while announcing the team said: “The bulk of the team should show no surprises with many of the current players in good form throughout the recent Curtain Bros T20 Smash. We have two new faces in Gaudi Toka and Riley Hekure as well as Hiri Hiri returning to the squad.

Barramundis spots available

National Coach Joe Dawes made this statement at a press conference this morning in Port Moresby.

The Curtain Brothers T20 Cricket PNG Smash started this morning with four teams in the competition; ODG Mariners, Trak Pro Mud Men, Toyota Cassowaries and Hastings Deering Black Bass.

Coach Dawes said the young men have to outshine their colleagues if they want to be part of the national team that will be taking part in a tri-Series with Scotland and Oman, to be played from the 14th - 21st August in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Student allegedly burns down classroom

About 200 students from Kila Kila Secondary School are now left without a classroom after it was allegedly set alight this afternoon.

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Kandep trial next Monday

The petition trial over the Kandep open seat, filed by former MP, Don Polye will start next week Monday.

Barras to play Scotland in lead-up to fixtures

This will be a lead-up to the round seven ICC Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket World Cricket League Championship fixtures.

The Barras will take on the Scots on November 24 and 25 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Following this, the Barras play Hong Kong at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, United Arab Emirates, in the four-day ICUP match from November 29-December 2.

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Hebou PNG Barramundis humbled by Ireland in first T20I

After Ireland’s Captain, William Porterfield won the toss and sent the HEBOU PNG Barramundis, HEBOU PNG were restricted to only 9/92 off their allotted 20 overs.

This was mainly due to some disciplined bowling by Ireland and some indifferent batting from the HEBOU PNG Barramundis.

Sese Bau (22) and Charles Amini Jnr (21) were the main contributors with the bat for the HEBOU PNG Barramundis, while Kevin O’Brien (2/10), Craig Young (2/15) and Andy McBrine (2/17) all picked up two wickets each for Ireland.

Barras coach: Mental fitness is key

The Barras will take on Ireland in this Sunday’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Intercontinental Cup Round 3 match.

The Barras pulled off a historic win beating the Netherlands by 5 wickets in round of the Intercontinental Cup in June of last year.

Round 2 saw the Barras fall to Afghanistan by 201 runs in November.

“We don’t play enough cricket in the longer format (4 days) of the game compared to other countries which is why we struggle a bit.

Barras lead Afghanistan by 61 runs on day one

Afghanistan batted first yesterday and were all bowled out for a measly 144 runs in the 39th over.

Barras to tackle Afghanistan tomorrow

The Barras have the momentum coming off two wins against Nepal in round two of the World Cricket League Championship.

The Barras beat Nepal by two wickets on Monday and again by three wickets on Wednesday.

The match will start at 9:45am (3:45pm PNG).

Barras heads up despite losses

The Barras lost twice to the Netherlands, by five wickets in the first game and then by 85 runs in the second game in the World Cricket League Championship in the Netherlands this week.

“Though we had the opportunities to disallow the Netherlands to put further runs on the scorecard, it seems the lack of concentration paved the way for Netherlands to keep scoring.

PNG to play Netherlands in ICC Intercontinental Cup

This is PNG Barramundis’ latest exciting chapter in its cricket history as it makes its debut in the Intercontinental Cup.

Organised competitions have been played since the 1950s and PNG became an associate member of the ICC in 1973.

The ICC Intercontinental Cup is a pathway to Test cricket. Countries taking part include Ireland, Namibia, Scotland, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and United Arab Emirates.