Oman will square off against Namibia in the seventh match of the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2019-23. Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai will host this potentially exciting contest.
Oman are the current table-toppers. They have won 17 of their 27 games and have 36 points to their name. They faced Namibia in their previous encounter and defeated them convincingly.
After being asked to bowl first, the Omani bowlers struggled a bit as Namibia scored 275 in their 50 overs for the loss of eight wickets. Shoaib Khan scored a brilliant century as he helped his side get across the line in the 47th over to win the game by seven wickets. They will be looking to carry forward the winning momentum.
Namibia, on the other hand, are placed in the bottom half of the table. They have managed to win only six out of 13 games and have only 12 points under their belt. They suffered a loss against UAE in their last game. It was a high-scoring affair.
Bowling first, the Namibian bowlers struggled to pick up wickets as UAE posted 348 on the board. Namibia tried hard but kept losing wickets at regular intervals and eventually finished on 305 and fell short by 43 runs. They have to be on their toes while facing the upbeat Oman in this upcoming fixture.
Oman vs Namibia Match Details
Match: Oman vs Namibia, Match 7, ICC Cricket World Cup League 2019-23
Date and Time: March 14, 2022, Monday, 11:00 AM IST
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Oman vs Namibia Pitch Report
The pitch at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium is a balanced track. Once set, the batters can play their strokes freely. The spinners might come into play since the pitch tends to get a bit slower with the progress of the game. Still, the surface is expected to stay largely true throughout the course of the match.
Oman vs Namibia Weather Forecast
Clear skies will greet both sides on Monday. The temperature in Dubai is expected to range between 22 and 34 degrees Celsius.
Oman vs Namibia Probable XIs
Bilal Khan starred with the ball as he picked up a fifer and helped his side restrict Namibia to 275. Shoaib Khan scored a brilliant ton (105* off 75 balls) and was well-supported by Kashyap Prajapati (71) and Khawar Ali (54*), as they chased down the total in the 47th over.
Jatinder Singh, Kashyap Prajapati, Shoaib Khan, Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Khawar Ali, Ayaan Khan, Sandeep Goud, Naseem Khushi (wk), Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan
The bowlers struggled to pick up wickets in their earlier match as UAE posted 348 on the board, for the loss of only three wickets. Craig Williams scored 79 at the top of the order but lack of significant partnerships resulted in them falling short by 43 runs.
Michael van Lingen, Stephan Baard, Craig Williams, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton (wk), Gerhard Erasmus (c), JJ Smit, David Wiese, Ruben Trumpelmann, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz, Tangeni Lungameni
Oman vs Namibia Match Prediction
Oman beat Namibia in their previous fixture and will be riding high on confidence. Namibia, meanwhile, lost to UAE in their last game and need to be on their toes for making a comeback. They have to fire as a team to challenge Oman on Monday.
Oman have a good balance to their side and can be expected to come out on top on Monday.
Prediction: Oman to win this encounter
Oman vs Namibia live telecast details and channel list
Live Streaming: FanCode
Interested in sports other than cricket? Find more details here
Q. Jatinder Singh to score a fifty?
36 votes so far