Colombo, Dec 07 Friday at 09:45 AM IST
The Group A fixture of ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2018 kick-starts tomorrow as the host Sri Lanka go head to head with Oman at Colombo. With Sri Lanka being the join host of the tournament, Colombo is the second venue along with Karachi.
Along with Sri Lanka and Oman, India and Afghanistan are the other two members in Group A. Both Sri Lanka and Oman will lock horns at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo at 09:45 AM IST on Friday.
Oman is coming after winning the ICC WCL Division Three and are fully confident in making a difference. Experienced all-rounder Ajay Lalcheta is returning after an injury while youngster Wasim Ali and all-rounder Sindo Michael have been picked up to boost the middle order batting. Zeeshan Maqsood will lead the side while Khawar Ali is his deputy.
On the opposite, hosts have announced a 15-member squad ahead of the clash with Oman. Charith Asalanka will skipper the side while Kamindu Mendis, S Weerakkody, Nishan Madushka are the experienced campaigners in the side.
Here’s how the two sides may lineup for-
OMN Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – Suraj Kumar
Batsmen – Khawar Ali, A Ilyas, J Singh, M Nadeem, TK Khandari
All-rounder – Zeeshan Maqsood (c), A Lalcheta
Bowlers – Bilal Khan, Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, Jay Odedra
SL-U23 Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – S Weerakkody
Batsmen – A Gunaratne, N Madhuska, A Fernando, S Ashan
All-rounder – C Asalanka, K Mendis, C Karunaratne
Bowlers – J Vandersay, S Madushanka, N Peiris/A Fernando
Oman- Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Jayesh Odedra, Jatinder Singh, Mohammad Nadeem, Khawar Ali, Moonamchery Michal, Bilal Khan, Twinkal Kumar Bhandari, Kaleemullah, Suraj Kumar, Ahmad Fayyaz Butt, Nestor Dhamba, Aqib Ilyas, Ajay Lalcheta, Wasim Ali
Sri Lanka- Sandun Weerakkody (wk), Nishan Madushka, Jehan Daniel, Chamika Karunaratne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Charith Asalanka (c), Shammu Ashan, Asitha Fernando, Avishka Fernando, Hasitha Boyagoda, Lasith Ambuldeniya, Shehan Madushanka, Kamindu Mendis, Nishan Peiris
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Fantasy picks from Oman-
Batters- Zeeshan Maqsood, Jatinder Singh, and Aqib Ilyas will be right picks in batting.
Bowlers- Bilal Khan, Khawar Ali, Fayyaz Butt and Kaleemullah
In the recently concluded ICC World Cricket League Division Three, Skipper Zeeshan Maqsood was in the good flow and scored unbeaten 53 and 43 in the starting two games. Aqib Ilyas scored a century in one match while Jatinder Singh registered a fifty.
Bilal Khan, Khawar Ali, Fayyaz Butt and Kaleemullah were the wicket-taking bowlers in the tournament. Bilal Khan was the leading wicket-taker for the side with 10 wickets in the bag.
Fantasy pick for Sri Lanka-
Batters- A Gunaratne, A Fernando, S Ashan and H Boyagoda
Bowlers- Asitha Fernando, N Peiris, S Madushanka, J Vandersay
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