Oman and Scotland will lock horns in the Match 48 of CWC League 2 One Day on Saturday afternoon. The match is the part of the latest round of CWCL2 matches, which form part of the 2023 Cricket World Cup qualification process. Oman played three matches in this season of the CWC League-2 one-Day so far where they won two matches while Scotland also played three matches in this season where they won all of those games. Both the teams have played three matches against each other in this format so far where Scotland won two matches while Oman managed to win only one game. The last time they played against each other in this season, Scotland beat Oman by 18 runs. So expect a tough clash between these two strong outfits on Tuesday.
Scotland can give any side a run for their money but Oman will be benefited by the fact that the match will be played in home turf where they have recently played matches against USA and Nepal. But the fact that they won most of the matches against Nepal and USA, Oman were at their best in those matches. Though, Scotland are a strong unit and have the experience of playing at a number of world events over the years, Oman are in decent form and are the firm favorites to win the game.
Oman are looking unstoppable at the moment and ruling the league table with 26 points in their bag in ICC Men’s CWC League 2. Oman have won 12 out of the 16 matches they have played and will look forward to carrying the same momentum in the upcoming fixture as well. Scotland won their last game against PNG by 4 wickets. Batting first, PNG put on an above par total of 226 for 8 in 50 overs. So, we can expect Scotland, who are second in the table with 15 points, to give a tough fight in the upcoming match.
Fixture Name: Match 48
Competition: CWC League 2 One Day
Date: 2 October
Time: 4:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
OMN(recent last): W L W
SCO(recent last): W W W
The match between Oman and Scotland will be played in Al Amerat Cricket Ground ground situated in Al Amerat. This ground provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners can come lethal in the middle overs. Chasing will be a successful option on this wicket. So, toss can be a huge factor in this game.
The players like Richie Berrington, Kyle Coetzer, Calum Macleod and Jatinder Singh will be vital picks due to their form and track-record. While, Zeeshan Maqsood and Aqib Ilyas will be the top choices for all-rounders. The bowlers like Safyaan Sharif, Gavin Main and Bilal Khan are quite experienced and can pick up vital wickets in tensed times. It will be really important from the fantasy cricket point of view to pick a mixed combination of the players from either of the sides in your dream teams.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Suraj Kumar, Matthew Cross
BATSMEN: Richie Berrington, Kyle Coetzer, Calum Macleod, Jatinder Singh
ALL-ROUNDERS: Zeeshan Maqsood, Aqib Ilyas
BOWLERS: Safyaan Sharif, Gavin Main, Bilal Khan
Oman, being the better side, have used the home conditions well, and there is no doubt that they are a balanced and experienced side which really makes them tough to beat. Looking at the current form the Oman side are expected to finish on top in this encounter. They would look to bowl and bat aggressively to get the positive result. Oman are stronger than Scotland by a slim margin and we expect the home side should be able to ease past the Scottish side in the upcoming encounter.
Zeeshan Maqsood has been a star for Oman in the batting and bowling department. He’s been the nucleus of the team with the others playing around him. Khawar Ali is also someone who can make a significant impact, both with the bat and the ball. Bilal Khan is the genuine wicket-taker and has to be on top of his game. On the good side, the Oman side don’t have injury issues at the moment.
The Oman player will be vital for his side in this clash. remained not out on 62 runs in the last match against PNG, which helped Oman get to the score of 250. Overall, in 16 innings in this league, he has scored 283 runs at an average of 28.30. He performed well in the last game, and will wish to do the same in this one. He is a sure top pick, and his performance will be crucial to team’s scoreboard.
Zeeshan is another big shot in the Oman team. Coming to the bowling department, he has been in sensational form. He has scored 396 runs in 16 matches at an average of 30.46 and has also picked up 29 wickets, with the best figures of 4/15 for his side. He is a top pick from this bowling department, and is a dependable bowler, who can do his thing and get the wickets for his team.
OMN Playing 11 (likely)
Kyle Coetzer and George Munsey form a lethal opening pair. Richie Berrington is in the form of his life. Calum MacLeod and Matthew Cross have plenty of experience as well. In the bowling department, Safyaan Sharif, Alasdair Evans and Mark Watt have to step up and deliver. They have been very good, with the ball or even with the bat, and that’s been a major positive aspect this year. Like Oman, they also have an injury-free squad.
Kyle Coetzer is one of the most experience player of Scotland team will be the most crucial player due to his ability to stabilize the team. He has scored 491 runs in 8 matches at an average of 49.10, with the highest score of 96. He has displayed fine form and will be the most important batsman for the team to perform well in this clash. Coetzar also has the experience of playing all forms of cricket over the years in different environment.
Cross is in wonderful form that makes him an automatic choice. He will be the most vital player due to his ability to carry the team on his own. He scored 70 runs from 75 deliveries in the last clash. Overall, in this league, he has accumulated 279 runs at an average of 27.90. He can prove to be really effective both with the bat due to his brilliant record. He is a great choice in this clash.
SCO Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Oman vs Scotland CWC League 2 One Day Live score and streaming on Fancode. All the player stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on FanCode. There will be some exciting names in action and there is no doubt that this will be a wonderful experience to view the exciting cricketing action in the OMN vs SCO clash. There will a great experience of entertainment and FanCode is the official sponsor of this cricket tournament in Oman.
The match between the Oman and Scotland of CWC League 2 One Day tournament will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this series in the country. The live streaming will be available only at the online platform which is the FanCode app, and on the FanCode app, the entertaining cricketing coverage is available just like it is on the television sets.
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