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.
Here are the Match Details for Oman vs Papua Guinea 1st T20 Match in T20 World Cup 2021.
|Series||ICC T20 World Cup 2021|
|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|
|Sandeep Goud||Batting All- Rounder|
|Nestor Dhamba||Batting All- Rounder|
|Khawar Ali||Batting All- Rounder|
|Zeeshan Maqsood (Captain)||Bowler|
Papua New Guinea Team Squad
|Player Name||Playing Role|
|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|