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Oman vs Scotland in World Cup 2024 today: If Oman loses, it will be out of the Super-8 race, has never won against Scotland

Oman vs Scotland in World Cup 2024 today: If Oman loses, it will be out of the Super-8 race, has never won against Scotland

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Today in the 20th match of the T20 World Cup, Oman will face Scotland. With 2 losses in both the matches, Oman is at the bottom of the points table. If Oman loses today, it will be out of the challenge of Super-8. On the other hand, Scotland is at the top. If it wins, it will strengthen its claim for Super-8.

Oman had to face defeat in both the opening matches of the tournament. Scotland’s first match against England was washed out due to rain. However, it won against Namibia.

Head to head – Oman has never won against Scotland
Oman has never won against Scotland so far. There have been 4 matches between the two so far, out of which Scotland won all four T20s. The two teams last met in the T20 World Cup in 2021. Then Scotland won by 8 wickets.

Oman’s Ayan in form
Based on the last 2 matches, Ayan Khan has batted brilliantly in the Oman team. He has scored 51 runs in 2 matches. On the other hand, Mehran Khan has impressed by taking 5 wickets in 2 matches.

If we look at the record of the last 12 months, the team’s captain Aqib Ilyas has scored the most runs. Whereas, Bilal Khan has taken the most wickets.

Scotland captain played a match winning innings
Michael Jones from Scotland has batted brilliantly. He scored 71 runs in 2 matches. At the same time, the team captain Richie Barrington batted brilliantly and won the match against Namibia. He played an unbeaten match winning innings of 47 runs. In bowling, Ben Wheel showed a brilliant performance by taking 3 wickets against Namibia.

George Munsey has scored the most runs in the last 12 months. Whereas, Brad Curry has taken the most wickets.

Pitch Report
The pitch of Sir Vivian Richards Stadium gives a balance between bat and ball. But it is favorable for the batsmen, especially in the T20 format, it will benefit the batsmen. Where it will also help the spinners as the game progresses. The average score of the team batting first here is between 145 to 150 runs.

Weather report – 25% chance of rain
According to the weather department, there is a 25 percent chance of rain in Antigua on the day of the match. The temperature will be around 32 degrees and it will be cloudy.

Possible Playing XI
Oman: Aqib Ilyas (captain), Kashyap Prajapati, Pratik Athawale (wicket-keeper), Zeeshan Maqsood, Khalid Kail, Ayan Khan, Shoaib Khan, Mehran Khan, Shakeel Ahmed, Kalimullah and Bilal Khan.

Scotland: Richie Berrington (captain), George Munsey, Michael Jones, Brendan McMullan, Matthew Cross (wk), Michael Leask, Mark Watt, Chris Greaves, Christopher Sole, Brad Weale and Bradley Currie.

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