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Hebou PNG Barramundis fall to Australian Indigenous team

Playing their third match against the Australian Indigenous Team in a week, the Hebou PNG Barramundis batted first at the Ian Healy Oval in Brisbane yesterday.

For the second straight match, the Barramundis were not able to bat out their full 50 overs, eventually being bowled out for 224 in only 46.4 overs.

The Barramundis started shakily, slumping to 4/44 when captain Assad Vala (5) was caught off the bowling of Samuel Doggett.

Barras chasing target of 274 set by Namibia

Despite a slow start Namibia posted 4/273 off their 50 overs thanks to a brilliant century from Craig Williams with 109 off 89 balls not out.

After 3/171 Wian van Vuuren and Williams’s strong partnership increased the  run rate for Namibia before Sese Bau terminated the partnership balling out Vuuren (60) in the 39th over.

After 4/186 in the 42nd over skipper Sarel Burger and opener Craig Williams combine to finish off in the 50th over with Burger (34) not out and Williams (109) not out.

Barras to tour Hong Kong after Namibia

The event is part of the round robin league matches between the eight participating teams; Ireland, Afghanistan, Scotland, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Netherlands and Namibia. They are all vying for a chance to get into the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 and subsequently to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

Hong Kong has named their squad yesterday for the upcoming match while Papua New Guinea Hebou Barramundis is looking to maintain their team against Namibia.

ICC match set for tomorow

The world record holder for the highest score in a one-day match, the PNG Hebou Barramundis will take on South African rival team Namibia tomorrow at the Amini cricket park in Port Moresby.

Hebou PNG Barramundis in second spot in SACA ladder

After 8 rounds, the Barras have racked up 34 points. Out of 8 matches, the Barras have won 4, drawn 3 and lost 1.

The current ladder:

Northern Territory (40), Hebou PNG Barramundis (34), Western Grit (22), Northern Mavericks (18), Eastern Edge (9), Southern Force (9).

The Barras will now be heading back to the country to prepare for this month’s International Cricket Council World Cricket League Championship match against Namibia.

The match is scheduled for 22 October and will be played at Amini Park, Port Moresby.