VAN vs PHI: In the third match of regional finals, Philippines will square off against Vanuatu at the Amini Park at Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. The rain showers have not made any match possible yet in the regional finals.
Vanuatu lost 4 from 6 games in the league stage, their two wins came in back-to-back games against Fiji by 37 runs and against Samoa by 9 wickets. The Philippines started with a victory over South Korea by 7 runs followed by victories over Indonesia by 3 runs, once again against South Korea by 4 runs, against Japan by 3 runs and in their final league game against Indonesia by 28 runs.
Vanuatu vs Philippines Playing 11
VAN Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – Jamal Vira
Batsmen – Jonathan Dunn, R Tari, Joshua Rasu, C Tommy
All-rounder – Patrick Matuaavata, Nalim Nipiko, Andrew Mansale,
Bowlers – Wesley Viraliliu, Callum Blake, Jelany Chilia
PHI Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – M Biddappa
Batsmen – J Long, JH Kiani, Jonathan Hill, Karweng-Ng, R Goodwin
All-rounder – DC Smith, V Kumar
Bowlers – Surinder Singh, Ruchir Mahajan, G Russ
Vanuatu vs Philippines Squads
Vanuatu squad: Andrew Mansale(c), Nalin Nipiko, Ronald Tar, Wesely Viralilu, Jamal Virai, Callum Blake, Clement Tommy, Williamsing Nalisa, Gilmour Kaltongga, Jonathan Dunn, Simpson Obed, Patrick Matautaava, Joshua Rasu, Jelany Chilia.
Philippines squad: Jonathan Hill (c), Kuldeep Singh, Richard Goodwin, Henry Tyler, Biddappa Machanda, Karweng Ng, Surinder Singh, Jason Long, Jan Haider Kiani, Manoj Gohal, Daniel Smith, Grant Russ, Vimal Kumar, Ruchir Mahajan.