11 Feb 2014

Sport: PNG Garamuts lose World Cup warm-up

12:03 pm on 11 February 2014

The Papua New Guinea under 19 cricketers have been beaten by Bangladesh in their first World Cup warmup match in Dubai.

Bangladesh piled on 281 for 9 batting first, with Riley Hekure the pick of the bowlers taking 3 for 50.

But the Garamuts lost wickets at regular intervals to be dismissed for just 116, with Gaudi Toka's 35 the top score.

PNG's final warm-up game is tomorrow against Canada with their first match of the tournament against Scotland this weekend.