Oman and Scotland will lock horns in the Match 45 of CWC League 2 One Day on Tuesday morning. The match is the third of four in the latest round of CWCL2 matches, which form part of the 2023 Cricket World Cup qualification process. Oman are currently placed at the top of the standings with 24 points. They are heading into this match on the back of 2 consecutive wins against Papua New Guinea and USA. Scotland, on the other hand, clinched a 6-wicket victory over Papua New Guinea in their previous encounter on Saturday. With 5 wins, 3 losses, and a no result, they have placed themselves at the third spot in the standings with 11 points in their kitty. 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 22 points in their bag in ICC Men’s CWC League 2. Oman have won 11 out of the 14 matches they have played and will look forward to carrying the same momentum in the upcoming fixture as well. Coming to Scotland, they won their last encounter against PNG by 6 wickets. They chased down the total of 198 runs against PNG with 6 wickets in hand. So, we can expect Scotland to give a tough fight in the upcoming match on Tuesday.
Fixture Name: Match 45
Competition: CWC League 2 One Day
Date: 28 September
Time: 11:00 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
OMN(recent last): W W W
PNG(recent last): W W L
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.
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.
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 12 innings in this league, he has scored 280 runs at an average of 32.
Zeeshan is another big shot in the Oman team. Coming to the bowling department, he has been in sensational form. SHe has scored 396 runs in 15 matches at an average of 30.46 and has also picked up 26 wickets, with the best figures of 4/15 for his side.
Oman is on a winning run at the moment and the team is not likely to make any changes for this fixture, and will play with same 11 to remain on the winning track.
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.
One of the most experience player of Scotland team will be the most vital player due to his ability to stabilize the team. He has scored 350 runs in 8 matches at an average of 43.75, with the highest score of 96.
Cross is in wonderful form that makes him an automatic choice. He scored 70 runs from 75 deliveries. Overall, in this league, he has accumulated 254 runs at an average of 31.75.
Scotland have defeated PNG in their last match and they are looking to pick up a win in this clash too. Looking at the team, they are expected to keep their combination intact for this tough encounter against Oman.
SCO Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Oman vs Scotland CWC League 2 One Day Live score and streaming on Fancode. There is no doubt that this will be a wonderful experience to view the exciting cricketing action in the OMN vs SCO clash.
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.
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