First Match of the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will be played between the Oman and Papua New Guinea Team. As per Fixtures this Oman vs PNG Group B T20 WC Match will be played at Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat from 2-00 PM Local time on 17 October 2021.
Both team have a number of good players in the squad. Now the Question is which 11 Players are take their place in the Final XI Players List and which players are stood on bench for Match-1 of ICC Men’s T20 World cup 2021. Both team have a good choice to pick the best Playing XI for the side as good mixture of Batsman, Bowlers and All rounders. so here we share with you List of Probable Playing XI for both Oman and Papua New Guinea team for the 1st T20 Cricket Match of T20 World cup 2021.
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Probable Playing XI
Oman Squad: Zeeshan Maqsood (Captain), Aqib Ilyas (Vice-Captain), Fayyaz Butt, Khurram Khan, Kaleemullah, Mohammad Nadeem, Bilal Khan, Ayaan Khan, Suraj Kumar, Sandeep Goud, Khawar Ali, Jatinder Singh, Sufyan Mehmood, Nester Dhamba, Naseem Khushi.
Papua New Guinea Squad (PNG): Assad Vala (Captain), Charles Amini, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Chad Soper, Lega Siaka, Damien Ravu, Nosaina Pokana, Gaudi Toka, Sese Bau, Simon Atai, Hiri Hiri, Norman Vanua, Tony Ura, J. Gardner, J. Kila, Vani Morea.
Team Preview & Key Players
The founding Chairman of the Oman Cricket Board in 1979, Khimji was the forefather of the sport in his country, and in turn, the national team we see turning out today.
Along with UAE, Oman is co-hosting this year’s t20 world cup. So their players are excited to give best performance under their home ground.
If we look at the best performance of oman then in 2016 tournament as they chasing a 155 target against ireland with two wickets in hand and two balls to spare. Despite this great performance they failed to reach on next stage as next netherlands match stop due to rain while against bangladesh they loss with 54 runs (DLS)
Oman Key Players to Watch out : Jatinder Singh, Bilal Khan
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea who first time in t20 world cup but captain Assad Vala very confidents to make their appearance in this tournament.
“We will come up against quality spinners. We have been working hard in training. It is just about executing and expressing ourselves. We have to play with flair. We have to enjoy ourselves.