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| On Oct 7, 2021 12:00 PM IST

OMN vs SL Dream 11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Pitch Report, Team Details

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OMN vs SL Dream11 Prediction: The Oman cricket team is all set to host Sri Lanka for a two-match T20I series and the first T20I match between these two teams is scheduled to be played on 7 October (Thursday) at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Oman. It will be a great opportunity for both these teams to get some important bit of preparation before the start of Round 1 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

OMN vs SL Dream 11 Prediction

Both these teams are coming into this T20I series after facing different results in their previous assignment. It was a big moment for Oman when they got the better of Mumbai in the previous three-match T20I series played earlier this year. On the other hand, Sri Lanka suffered a disappointing T20I series loss at the hands of South Africa at home. However, the Lankan team did went on to register their first-ever T20I series win against India earlier this year.

OMN vs SL Match Details

This is the first time when Oman and Sri Lanka will be crossing the swords in a T20I match. Sri Lanka are placed at the 10th position in the ICC T20I Rankings with 229 rating and 5048 points. On the other hand, Oman occupies the 18th spot in the ICC Rankings with a total of 1732 points. Both these teams will also play the Round 1 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

Fixture Name: 1st T20I, Oman vs Sri Lanka

Competition: Oman vs Sri Lanka T20I

Date: 7 October

Time: 4 PM IST

OMN vs SL Ground Details

Ground: Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman

Pitch Report: The wicket at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground will have enough assistance both for the batters and bowlers. There will be decent amount of help for the spinners and the surface is expected to slow down as the match progresses. The par score will remain around the 150-160 mark. However, batting first will be the perfect option on this track after winning the toss.

OMN vs SL Dream 11 Team Prediction

It will be a great move to pick a mixed combination of both Oman and Sri Lanka players in your respective dream fantasy cricket teams. Since it is an afternoon game, it will be a good decision to include more of batters and bowlers to increase the chances of winning big contests. The likes of Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera, Akila Dananjaya and Jatinder Singh remain the must pick players for this exciting contest.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Kusal Perera
BATSMEN: Aaqib Ilyas, Avishka Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Jatinder Singh
ALL-ROUNDERS: Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Zeeshan Maqsood
BOWLERS: Akila Dananjaya, Bilal Khan, Maheesh Theekshana

OMN vs SL Dream 11 Fantasy Tips 2021

Sri Lanka will start as the overwhelming favourites to win this match due to their experience of the playing international cricket. Also, the Lankan side will have that boosted confidence before the all-important ICC T20 World Cup 2021 set to be played in similar conditions. On the other hand, Oman also have the ability to surprise their opponents and put up an impressive show. It is expected to be an exciting T20I contest.

OMN Top Picks

The Oman cricket team has performed well above their potential in the recent while both in the batting as well as bowling departments. The likes of Jatinder Singh, Aaqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood and Khurram Nawaz will have to play a significant role in the batting department and all of them will want to be amongst the runs before the T20 World Cup. On the other hand, the trio of Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan and Khawar Ali will form part of the bowling attack.

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Zeeshan Maqsood

Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood has been really effective both with the bat and ball in the shortest format of the game. He has the ability contribute immensely well as an all-rounder having scored more than 800 runs while playing in a total of 42 T20 matches. Maqsood has also notched up as many as four half-century in his T20 career so far. The Oman skipper can deliver with the ball as well taking 28 wickets at an economy of less than 7.

Name Matches Runs Wickets
Zeeshan Maqsood 42 842 28

Aaqib Ilyas

For Oman, opening batter Aaqib Ilyas is coming into this two-match T20I series against Sri Lanka on the back of a fine form shown in the last few matches across formats. He has scored a total of 125 runs in the last five matches that includes a brilliant half-century as well. While talking about his T20 career so far, he has smashed 408 runs in 22 matches at a strike-rate of 114.60.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Aaqib Ilyas 22 408 114.60

OMN News

  • There are no major injury issues in the Oman camp.
  • Zeeshan Maqsood will captain the side.
  • Mohammed Naseem Kushi will be the wicket-keeper.
  • The likes of Jatinder Singh, Aaqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood and Khurram Nawaz will have to play a significant role in the batting department.
  • The trio of Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan and Khawar Ali will form part of the bowling attack.

OMN Playing 11 (likely)
Jatinder Singh
Aaqib Ilyas
Zeeshan Maqsood
Khurram Nawaz
Mohammad Nadeem
Sandeep Goud
Ayan Khan
Khawar Ali
Muhammed Kushi
Bilal Khan
Kaleemullah

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SL Top Picks

Things have not turned out that well in the batting department for the Sri Lankan team during the recent home T20I series against South Africa. The hosts would want the likes of Kusal Perera, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka and Dinesh Chandimal to take the responsibility in this game. On the other hand, Akila Dananjaya, Maheesh Theekshana and Chamika Karunaratne will play an important role with the ball.

Kusal Perera

For Sri Lanka, experienced swashbuckling batsman Kusal Perera got a crucial start of 30 runs off 25 balls on his return to the national team against South Africa. The left-hander will be a key player to watch out for in this important series before the all-important ICC T20 World Cup. Kusal has already featured in a total of 51 T20I matches for Sri Lanka scoring more than 1400 runs.

Name Matches Runs Strike-Rate
Kusal Perera 51 1416 132.21

Dasun Shanaka

Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka has sensational capabilities to contribute well both in the batting as well as bowling departments. The power hitting all-rounder has scored more than 2500 runs in the shortest format of the game so far at a phenomenal strike-rate of 145. He has also taken as many as 34 wickets at an economy of 8.64. Dasun Shanaka has also been an important performer for Sri Lanka in limited-overs cricket.

Name Matches Runs Wickets
Dasun Shanaka 49 611 15

SL News

  • The duo of Dushmantha Chameera and Wanindu Hasaranga will not be available for this T20I series due to their participation in the IPL 2021.
  • Dasun Shanaka will captain the side.
  • Kusal Perera will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Kusal Perera, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal and Dasun Shanaka will be their crucial batters.
  • Akila Dananjaya, Maheesh Theekshana and Chamika Karunaratne will play an important role with the ball.

SL Playing 11 (likely)
Kusal Perera
Avishka Fernando
Dinesh Chandimal
Dhananjaya de Silva
Dasun Shanaka
Charith Asalanka
Chamika Karunaratne
Akila Dananjaya
Binura Fernando
Praveen Jayawickrama
Maheesh Theekshana

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Watch OMN vs SL Live Score And Streaming

Watch Oman vs Sri Lanka T20I Live score and streaming on the Sony Sports Network and Sony LIV app. All the players stats and match scores along with exciting live ball-to-ball commentary will be available on Sony LIV app. There will a great experience of entertainment as both these international teams, Sri Lanka and Oman have some exciting players in their respective line-ups who will been keen to do well this final match of the series.

List of Channels to watch OMN vs SL Match

The Oman vs Sri Lanka series will be broadcasted on the Sony Ten 2 channel on the television from 4 PM IST. The SONY Sports Network are the official television rights holder for this Sri Lanka Tour of Oman 2021 that consists of two white-ball matches. The viewers will get to listen to expert comments and detailed pitch report alongwith live ball-to-ball commentary on the Sony Ten 2 channel for the exciting Oman vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I match.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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