Oman vs Papua New Guinea 1st T20 Today Match Prediction T20 World Cup 2021

Oman is all set to take on Papua New Guinea in the 1st T20 match of T20 World Cup 2021. Oman vs PNG 1st T20 WC Group B match will take place at Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat on 17th October 2021. You can check Who will win Oman vs Papua New Guinea 1st T20 Today Match Prediction T20 World Cup 2021 here on this page.

Oman vs Papua New Guinea 1st T20 Today Match Prediction T20 World Cup 2021

Finally, the time has come for which we all have been waiting for. As T20 World Cup 2021 starts with all its flying colors on 17th October 2021. This is going to be a historical tournament with 16 participating teams in 45 matches at 4 different venues. The inaugural match for T20 World Cup 2021 will take place at Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat on 17th October between the host nation Oman and Papua New Guinea.

Oman finished 6th in the ICC T20 World Cup 2019 qualifiers match after losing the 5th place play-off match against Scotland by 5 wickets. They are hosting the T20 World Cup 2021 alongside with UAE. Zeshan Maqsood is captaining Oman in T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up matches. He has a balanced team squad to lead in this match.

On the other side, Papua New Guinea finished Second in the T20 World Cup 2019 qualifiers after losing the final match against Netherlands by 7 wickets. Assad Vaala is taking charge of Papua New Guinea in T20 World Cup 2021.

Oman and Papua New Guinea have never come across in the T20 format. In fact, this will be their first competition against Each other. However, Oman have a clean record against Papua New Guinea in the One Day format. They have played four matches against Papua in ODI format and won all the four of them.

All eyes will be set on these two teams in this match. But the question who will win this match? Well, Papua New Guinea are hot favorite to win this match.

Match Details

Here are the Match Details for Oman vs Papua Guinea 1st T20 Match in T20 World Cup 2021.

Series ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Match 1st Match
Teams Oman vs Papua New guinea
Venue Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat
Time 10:00 AM GMT / 02:00 PM LOCAL
Who will win Today Match Prediction? Oman are hot favorite to win this match.

Today Match Prediction

Well, Oman are hot favorite to win this match. Given their ODI records, they are the dominating side against Papua in cricket. Since this match, is their fist T20 competition against Papua New Guinea, Oman still have the high chances to win this match. The likes of Aqib Ilyas, Jitendar Singh and Bilal Khan are the Key Players for Oman in this match.

On the other side, Papua New Guinea will be looking forward to win this match. Though they have never defeated Oman in the ODI format, but this is their first match in T20 format against Oman. So, they have the opportunity to go against the odds and make history.

All in all, this is going to be an epic opening match in T20 World Cup 2021 between these two teams.

Oman Team Squad

Player Name Playing Role
Aqib Ilyas Batsman
Jatinder Singh Batsman
Fayyaz Butt Batsman
Khurram Nawaz Batsman
Sandeep Goud Batting All- Rounder
Nestor Dhamba Batting All- Rounder
Khawar Ali Batting All- Rounder
Suraj Kumar WK-Batsman
Naseem Khushi WK-Batsman
Zeeshan Maqsood (Captain) Bowler
Mohammad Nadeem Bowler
Kaleemullah Bowler
Bilal Khan Bowler
Sufyan Mehmood Bowler
Ayan Khan Bowler

Papua New Guinea Team Squad

Player Name Playing Role
Kiplin Doriga Batsman
Jack Gardner Batsman
Assad Vala (Captain) Batting All- Rounder
Charles Amini Batting All- Rounder
Sese Bau Bowling All- Rounder
Jason Kila Bowling All- Rounder
Norman Vanua Bowling All- Rounder
Simon Atai WK-Batsman
Tony Ura WK-Batsman
Hiri Hiri Bowler
Nosaina Pokana Bowler
Damien Ravu Bowler
Lega Siaka Bowler
Chad Soper Bowler
Gaudi Toka Bowler
Kabua Morea Bowler

 

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