Match – Oman vs Papua New Guinea – Match 1
Venue – Al Amerat Cricket Ground
Time – 03:30 PM IST, 10:00 AM GMT
Where to watch live – Star Sports Network
The pitch will surely keep the spinners interested. However, if the batters can show patience on this wicket, they will also be rewarded.
Average First Innings score: 155
Record of Chasing teams: Won – 19, Lost – 9, Tied – 0
Probable Playing XIs
Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Ayaan Khan, Naseem Khushi (wk), Sandeep Goud, Mohammad Nadeem, Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan
Bench: Khurram Nawaz, Nestor Dhamba, Suraj Kumar, Sufyan Mehmood
Lega Siaka, Tony Ura, Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Sese Bau, Norman Vanua, Jason Kila, Chad Soper, Nosaina Pokana, Damien Ravu/Kabua Morea
Bench: Hiri Hiri, Gaudi Toka, Damien Ravu/Kabua Morea, Simon Atai
Probable best batter of the match
Aqib Ilyas (Oman)
Aqib Ilyas plundered a 48-ball 78 for the Oman side in their match against The Netherlands outfit. Ilyas has plundered 408 runs in his T20I career and has scored his runs at an average of 22.66.
Probable best bowler of the match
Chad Soper (Papua New Guinea)
Chad Soper is the leading wicket-taker for the Papua New Guinea side in T20I cricket. The right arm pacer has scalped 38 wickets in his career and has picked his wickets at an average of 25.34.