Al Amarat, February 13 at 3:15 PM IST
The hosts Oman kickstart their Quadrangular T20I campaign against Ireland at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
Oman would be confident after five wins from as many games at the
Ireland, on the other hand, look stronger unit on paper. However, they were beaten in the two warm-up games ahead of the tournament. The Irish must play better cricket to get the better of the hosts here.
Ireland 154/5 lost to Oman 157/8, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup at Dharamsala, Mar 9 2016
Harry Tector made kept the wickets for Ireland in one of the two warm-up games (against Oman Development XI) ahead of experienced Stuart Poynter and can make his senior debut.
IRE Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – Harry Tector/Stuart Poynter
Batsmen – Paul Stirling, Andrew Balbirnie, Shane Getkate(Doubtful – Lorcan Tucker)
All-rounder – Kevin O Brien, Simi Singh
Bowlers – Joshua Little, Peter Chase, George Dockrell (Doubtful – Boyd Rankin, Andy McBrine)
OMN Playing 11
Wicket-keeper – Naseem Khushi
Batsmen – Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali
All-rounder – Ajay Lalcheta
Bowlers – Bilal Khan, Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemullah, Jay Odedra, Mohammad Nadeem
Ireland T20I squad: Paul Stirling(c), Kevin O Brien, Stuart Poynter, Boyd Rankin, Simi Singh, Harry Tector, Stuart Thompson, Lorcan Tucker, Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Shane Getkate, Joshua Little and Andy McBrine.
Oman T20I squad: Ajay Lalcheta(c), Naseem Khushi, Sufyan Mehmood, Mohammad Nadeem, Khurram Nawaz, Jay Odedra, Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Wasim Ali, Fayyaz Butt, Aamir Kaleem, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan and Mehran Khan.
Ireland fantasy picks: Ireland opener Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien hold key to the side’s chances. Simi Singh, Peter Chase and Joshua Little are among others who can be backed to make notable contributions.
Oman fantasy picks: Oman will rely on opener Jatinder Singh and captain Ajay Lalcheta to lead the charge. Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, Bilal Khan and Jay Odedra are among others who can be backed to come good.
This IRE vs OMN Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis IRE vs OMN team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the IRE vs OMN Dream11 Prediction.