The road to ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has begun for associate nations in Aberdeen. In the opening round of Cricket World Cup league Two three teams – Scotland, Oman and Papua New Guinea are facing off one another in a round robin format. In the second match host Scotland will take on Oman at Mannofield Park in Aberdeen tomorrow.
Match Details :
Match : OMN vs SCO 2nd ODI, Scotland Tri Series 2019
Date and Time : 15 August 2019, 15.30 (3.30 PM) IST
Venue : Mannofield Park, Aberdeen
Scotland Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :
Team News :
1. Richie Berrington after missing ODI series against Sri Lanka in May due to injuries, has returned to the squad.
2. 25 years old and tall pacer Adrian Neill might make his ODI debut after an impressive T20I debut against Oman in this February.
3. Captain Kyle Coetzer and George Munsey had good outings in Canada T20 league and will look to carry their form into this series.
Expected playing XI :
1. Matthew Cross (wk) 2. Kyle Coetzer (c) 3. Calum MacLeod 4. Craig Wallace 5. George Munsey 6. Richie Berrington 7. Michael Leask 8. Tom Sole 9. Safyaan Sharif 10. Mark Watt 11. Alasdair Evans
Scotland squad :
Kyle Coetzer (C), Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Alasdair Evans, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Adrian Neill, Safyaan Sharif, Tom Sole, Hamza Tahir, Craig Wallace, Mark Watt.
Oman Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :
Team News :
1. All rounder Ajay Lalcheta could make his ODI debut for Oman.
2. Bowling all rounder Jay Odedra too has been called up to the ODI side for the first time.
Expected Playing XI :
1. Khawar Ali 2. Jatinder Singh 3. Aqib Ilyas 4. Zeeshan Maqsood (c) 5. Mohammad Nadeem 6. Suraj Kumar (wk) 7. Sandeep Goud 8. Khurram Nawaz 9. Fayyaz Butt 10. Kaleemullah 11. Bilal Khan
Oman Squad :
Zeeshan Maqsood(c), Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Mohammad Nadeem, Sandeep Goud, Khurram Nawaz, Suraj Kumar(w), Ajay Lalcheta, Aamir Kaleem, Jay Odedra, Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan
OMN vs SCO Dream11 Prediction :
Wicketkeeper : Matthew Cross
Batsmen : Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod and Khawar Ali
All-rounders : Aqib Ilyas, Michael Leask and Richie Berrington
Bowlers : Bilal Khan, Fayyaz Butt, Safyaan Sharif and Mark Watt
Captain and Vice Captain :
Any two of Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod and Richie Berrington.
1. Though Oman’s Bilal Khan doesn’t have enough ODI experience but his performance in T20I cricket has been good for the past two years.
2. Captain Kyle Coetzer has had a good outing in Canada T20 league earlier this month as he scored 143 runs in 5 innings and are also the leading ODI run getter for Scotland.
3. Safyaan Sharif and Alasdair Evans have been consistent performer with the ball.
4. All rounder Richie Berrington has scored more than 1500 runs and has also taken 30 plus wickets in ODI cricket.
5. Calum MacLeod has scored hundreds in 2 of his last 3 ODI innings (100 vs SL and 140* vs Eng).