OMN vs PNG: The first Qualifier match of the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup (Group B) will be played between Oman and Papua New Guinea at AI Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket (Ministry Turf 1), AI Amerat.
Oman is coming into this match on the back of a loss in their warm-up game against the Netherlands. Papua New Guinea, on the other hand, is coming into this match on the back of 39 runs defeat against Sri Lanka.
Both sides will look to start their T20 World Cup 2021 campaigns on a victorious note. The opening fixture will thus be an interesting match to watch out for.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats, updates and dream11 predictions of perfect fantasy team for Match 1 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 between Oman & Papua New Guinea.
- Match: Oman vs Papua New Guinea, Match 1
- Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
- Time: 3:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: AI Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket, AI Amerat
The surface is conducive for both batters and bowlers. Having said that, it will be a tough ask for the batters to tackle the new ball in the 1st half of the match. Bowling first is a preferable option here.
OMN vs PNG Probable Playing XI
Oman Playing XI
Zeeshan Maqsood (C), Naseem Khushi (WK), Kaleemullah, Mohammad Nadeem, Fayyaz Butt, Sandeep Goud, Aqib Ilyas, Bilal Khan, Jatinder Singh, Ayaan Khan, Khawar Ali.
Papua New Guinea Playing XI
Assad Vala (C), Kiplin Doriga (WK), Sese Bau, Nosaina Pokana, Chad Soper, Charles Amini, S Atai, Damien Ravu/Kabua Morea, Tony Ura, Jason Kila, Norman Vanua.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 172 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
Oman & Papua New Guinea Last 5 Matches Stats
OMN vs PNG Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Player||Stats (T20I Carrer)|
|Assad Vala||516 Runs|
|Bilal Khan||51 Wickets|
|Aqib Ilyas||408 Runs|
|Nosaina Pokana||21 Wickets|
|M Naseem Khushi||119 Runs|
OMN vs PNG Captaincy Picks
- Aaqib Ilyas
- Assad Vala
- Nosaina Pokana
OMN vs PNG Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Mohammed Naseem Kushi
- Batsmen: Tony Ura, Jatinder Singh, Aaqib Ilyas
- All-Rounders: Charles Amini, Assad Vala, Zeeshan Maqsood, Khawar-Ali
- Bowlers: Bilal-Khan, Chad Soper, Kaleemullah
- Captain: Aaqib Ilyas
- Vice-Captain: Assad Vala
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Mohammed Naseem Kushi, Simon Atai
- Batsmen: Sese Bau, Jatinder Singh, Aaqib Ilyas
- All-Rounders: Charles Amini, Assad Vala, Zeeshan Maqsood
- Bowlers: Nosaina Pokana, Bilal Khan, Chad Soper
- Captain: Aaqib Ilyas
- Vice-Captain: Nosaina Pokana
Probable Winner Of The Match
Papua New Guinea is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.