T20 WORLD CUP – OMN beat PNG: Skipper Zeeshan Maqsood and openers shine as Oman registers 10 wickets win over PNG

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T20 WORLD CUP – OMN vs PNG Live Score– OMN vs PNG Match Preview: The co-hosts Oman have thrashed Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 10 wickets to kick off their ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 campaign in style here at Al Amerat. Skipper Zeeshan Maqsood’s four-wicket and unbeaten knocks of 73 and 50 by opening batters Jatinder Singh and Aqib Ilyas was the architect of the win for Oman. Chasing, a low total of 130 runs, both openers Jatinder Singh (73*) and Aqib Ilyas (50*) returned unbeaten as they took their side over the line in the 14th over. For more updates, follow us on InsideSport.in

T20 WORLD CUP – OMN beat PNG: Skipper Zeeshan Maqsood and openers shine as Oman registers 10 wickets win over PNG

Earlier, Opting to bowl, Oman restricted Papua New Guinea at 129/9 on the back of some excellent bowling performances, especially from skipper Zeeshan Maqsood (4-20). Papua New Guinea, who is making their ICC global tournament debut had a shaky start as both the openers departed for a duck.

Charles Amini and skipper Asad Vala then took the charge and added eight runs for the partnership before Amini, unfortunately, got run-out due to a mix-up. Asad Vala went on to score a fifty and finished as the top scorer for his side, scoring 56 off 43. Barring three batsmen, none of the PNG batters manage to score in double digits.

Zeeshan Maqsood’s 4-20, including three wickets in an over, is the best bowling figure for any Oman player in T20Is. Apart from the skipper, Bilal Khan and Kaleemullah picked up two wickets each.

T20 WORLD CUP – OMN beat PNG: OMN won by 10 wickets 

Over 14: Charles Amini comes into the attack. Fifty comes up for Aqib Ilyas, his third. And, OMAN WIN BY TEN WICKETS!

Over 13: Lega Siaka comes up with his second over. Nine runs from the over.

Over 12: Damien Ravu comes up with his third over. Fifty up for Jatinder Singh. 17 runs from the over including a couple of NO-Ball and Free Hits!

Over 11: Change in bowling, Lega Siaka comes into the attack. Eight runs from it.

Over 10: Charles Amini comes up with his second. Eleven again from his second over.

Over 9: Skipper Asad Vala comes into the attack. Eleven runs from his first over. PNG need a couple of quick wickets or else this will end soon

Over 8: Charles Amini comes into the attack. Eleven run from it including a Six and a Four

Over 7: Change in bowling, Simon Atai comes into the attack. Nine runs from the over with a Four of the final delivery.

OMN beat PNG: End of powerplay!

Over 6: Kabua Morea comes back into the attack. Ten runs from it including two Fours in it

Over 5: Nosaina Pokana comes up with his second over. Eleven runs from it including two cracking Fours.

Over 4: Damien Ravu comes up with his second over. Eight runs from it including a Four of the last ball

Over 3: Nosaina Pokana comes into the attack. Just five runs from it

Over 2: Damien Ravu comes into the attack. Just four runs from it with a Four off the last delivery

Over 1: Eight runs from the first over including a Four!

Aqib Ilyas and Jatinder Singh will open the innings

Kabua Morea will open the attack for PNG

Here comes the run chase!

OMN beat PNG -Innings Break!

Over 20: Zeeshan Maqsood comes up with his final over. Just 5 runs from it. PNG finishes off at 129/9.

Over 19: Bilal Khan comes up with his final over. Just 4 runs from it.

Over 18: That’s OUT! Zeeshan Maqsood comes up with his third over and he strikes again. He picks up his fourth for the day as PNG is 9 down now. Nosaina Pokana walks in to the middle.

Over 17: Wicket! Bilal Khan comes into the attack. That’s out! PNG loses another as Simon Atai departs at 3. Wickets are falling like a pack of cards here!

Over 16: Zeeshan Maqsood comes into the attack and he picks up THREE Wickets in an OVER! The man with the Golden Arm for Oman. He accounts for Norman Vanua, Sese Bau, and Kiplin Doriga as PNG suddenly slips from 112/4 to 113/7 now!

Over 15: Wicket! Kaleemullah returns and he strikes the first ball. Skipper Asad Vala departs after a fine fifty and PNG are 4 down now. N Vanua walks out to the middle. Ten runs from it

Over 14: M Nadeem comes up with his third over. 7 runs from it.

Over 13: Change in bowling, Zeeshan Maqsood comes into the attack. Fifty comes up for skipper Asad Vala. 11 runs from it including a Four and a Six

Over 12: That’s Out! Run Out! A mix-up in the middle and well set Charles Amini will have to walk back. Amini departs at 37 off 26 deliveries.

Over 11: Aqib Ilyas comes up with his final over. Ten runs from it including a Six.

Over 10: Khawar Ali comes back into the attack. 7 runs from it. Drinks Break!

Over 9: Aqib Ilyas comes up with his third over. Just five runs from it

Over 8: Khawar Ali comes into the attack. 12 runs from it including a Six. Fifty comes up for PNG.

Over 7: Aqib Ilyas continues, comes up with his second over. Just 6 runs from it.

Over 6: Change in bowling, M Nadeem comes into the attack. 14 runs from it including a Four and a SIX. End of the powerplay.

Over 5: Change in bowling, Aqib Ilyas comes into the attack and Charles Amini welcomes him with a Four. Seven runs from it.

Over 4: Kaleemullah comes up with his second over. Eight runs from the over with two consecutive Fours.

Over 3: Bilal Khan comes up with his second over. Ten runs from it with back-to-back boundaries off the final two balls.

Over 2: Kaleemullah comes into the attack. Wicket! He strikes too. Lega Siaka goes out for a duck. PNG are two down now as both openers depart for a duck. Charles Amini walks out to the middle.

Over 1: Wicket! Bilal Khan strikes in his first over. Tony Ura goes out for a duck! Papua New Guinea loses their first wicket as Asad Vala walks into the middle.

Bilal Khan will open the attack for Oman.

PNG’s openers walking out to the middle.

Here we go!

OMN vs PNG Playing XI:

Papua New Guinea (Playing XI): Tony Ura, Assad Vala(c), Charles Amini, Lega Siaka, Norman Vanua, Sese Bau, Simon Atai, Kiplin Doriga(w), Nosaina Pokana, Damien Ravu, Kabua Morea

Oman (Playing XI): Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood(c), Naseem Khushi(w), Kashyap Prajapati, Mohammad Nadeem, Ayan Khan, Sandeep Goud, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan

About the pitch: Oman skipper Zeeshan Maqsood says it is a dry pitch and he wants his spinners to make use of it. He expects the surface to get better as it gets cooler later on in the evening. Papua New Guinea Assad Vala says they would have liked to bowl first too.

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