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Arua Uda (born 16 April 1974) is a Papua New Guinean cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper,[2] he has played for the Papua New Guinea national cricket team since 1996.[3]


Born in Papua New Guinea in 1974,[2] Arua Uda first represented Papua New Guinea at the 1996 ACC Trophy in Malaysia. It would be almost five years before his next appearance, at the 2001 Pacifica Cup in Auckland,[3] where Papua New Guinea finished third.[4] He played in the ICC Trophy later in the year[5] and in the Pacifica Cup again the next year.[3]

In 2003 he won a gold medal at the South Pacific Games when Papua New Guinea beat Fiji in the final of the cricket tournament.[6] He played for a combined East Asia Pacific team in the Australian National Country Cricket Championships in 2004, doing the same in 2005 and 2006.[3]

In 2005, he played in the repĂȘchage tournament of the 2005 ICC Trophy.[3] Papua New Guinea won the tournament after beating Fiji in the final.[7] This qualified them for the 2005 ICC Trophy in Ireland in which Uda played, making his List A debut.[8]

In 2007, he played in Division Three of the World Cricket League in Darwin and most recently represented his country in the cricket tournament of the 2007 South Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa,[3] where he won a second gold medal.[9]


  1. ^ Cricinfo profile
  2. ^ a b CricketArchive profile
  3. ^ a b c d e f Other matches played by Arua Uda at CricketArchive
  4. ^ Scorecard of Papua New Guinea v Tonga, 8 February 2001 at CricketArchive
  5. ^ ICC Trophy matches played by Arua Uda at CricketArchive
  6. ^ Scorecard of Fiji v Papua New Guinea, 9 August 2003 at official tournament website
  7. ^ Scorecard of Fiji v Papua New Guinea, 27 February 2005 at CricketArchive
  8. ^ List A matches played by Arua Uda at CricketArchive
  9. ^ Points Table for the 2007 South Pacific Games cricket tournament at CricketArchive
Arua Uda
Personal information
Born (1974-04-16) 16 April 1974 (age 46)
Papua New Guinea
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Not known
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
2005 23x15px Papua New Guinea
List A debut 1 July 2005 Papua New Guinea v Netherlands
Last List A 11 July 2005 Papua New Guinea v Uganda
Career statistics
Competition List A ICC Trophy
Matches 7 12
Runs scored 67 187
Batting average 9.57 15.58
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 49 49
Balls bowled 36 36
Wickets 0 0
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling 0/18 0/18
Catches/stumpings 1/0 4/0