Oman and USA outfit will lock horns in the Match 3 of CWC League 2 One Day on Thursday evening. USA suffered a 5 wickets defeat against Nepal in the opening game of the series on Monday and will be looking to bounce back. On the other side, Oman registered 5 wickets win over Nepal in its opening fixture and will be looking to carry that momentum against the USA side.
Oman and USA, both are quality sides and fans can expect neck-to-neck competition in this huge clash. Oman, after beating Nepal in their previous game, will be riding high on confidence. Oman, being the home side, has higher ground and are expected to finish on a high in this match.
Oman beat Nepal convincingly by 5 wickets on the back of some scintillating batting from Jatinder Singh, who scored a century, and skillful bowling from Bilal Khan, who claimed 4 of the Nepalese scalps. Singh and Khan must make similar contributions if they aspire to beat USA. Both the teams have played two matches against each other in this format so far where Oman won both matches against the USA.
Fixture Name: Match 3
Competition: CWC League 2 One Day
Date: 16 September
Time: 4:00 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
OMN(recent last): W W W
USA(recent last): L W L
The match between Oman and USA 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 Nisarg Patel and Steven Taylor will be vital picks due to their form and track-record. While, Zeeshan Maqsood and Aaqib Ilyas will be the backbone of Oman. The bowlers like Bilal-Khan and Saurabh Netravalkar are quite experienced.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Monank Patel
BATSMEN: Nisarg Patel, Steven Taylor, Jatinder Singh, Aaron Jones
ALL-ROUNDERS: Zeeshan Maqsood, Aaqib Ilyas, Karima Gore
BOWLERS: Bilal-Khan, Saurabh Netravalkar, Nosthush Kenjige
Oman, being the home side, know the conditions well, but there is no doubt that USA is 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.
In their last 2 encounters against USA, Oman have come out on top, both times, and they also look very strong on their home ground. Aaqin Ilyas, Kaleemullah, Zeeshan Maqsood, Bilal Khan, and Mohammad Nadeem are some of the crucial players from them.
The Oman all-rounder will be vital for his side in this clash. Aaqib has scored 181 runs and picked up 6 wickets in the last two matches against the USA. He has also showed his class in the matches against Nepal too.
He is another big shot in the Oman team. Both with bat and ball, he can be effective. He registered 120 runs and grabbed 4 wickets in the last two matches against the USA.
The Oman team is not likely to make any changes for this fixture, and will play with same 11.
OMN Playing 11 (likely)
Though faced defeat in their last game, USA are playing quite well and have received equally good contributions from all their departments. Steven Taylor and Jaskaran Malhotra have been the stars with the bat for the USA side. Taylor scored a crucial 82 runs in the first encounter. Taylor and Nisarg Patel will be crucial if the USA wants to secure a win against hosts Oman.
One of the most experience player of USA team will be the most vital player due to his ability to stabilize the team. He displayed a wonderful 52 runs innings in the last game against Oman which can help him to get a big one in this encounter.
Against Oman in the earlier match, Saurabh bowled terrific spell of 10 overs, and picked up 4 important wickets. With the bat he also contributed 14 runs. So, he good be a huge pick in this particular clash.
USA suffered a defeat in their last game against Nepal. But looking at the team, they are expected to keep their combination intact for this tough encounter against Oman.
USA Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Oman vs Nepal 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 USA clash.
The match between the Oman and the USA 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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