Oman will face Sri Lanka at home on 9th October 2021. The match will be played at the Al Amerat Ground. This game will mark their second T201 in Sri Lanka’s tour of Oman. In 2020, Oman played three T20 matches while Sri Lanka played 5. In 2021, the Lankans have played over 12 games until now, but the host team Oman didn’t play any T20 matches in 2021. Therefore, the experience and touch of the past matches can help Sri Lanka in the series. How will the Oman vs. Sri Lanka 2nd T201 match turn out? Let’s find out more with information on the predicted players and pitch information, along with the past results.
Here is the match information
|Match||Oman vs. SL, 2nd T20I, Sri Lanka tour of Oman, 2021|
|Date||Saturday, October 9, 2021|
|Venue||Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat|
Here is the list of the expected playing 11 in the Sri Lanka vs. Oman 2nd T201 match.
Sri Lanka’ Predicted Playing 11
Pathum Nisanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kusal Parera, Dasun Shanaka, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara, Charith Asalanka, D.de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Suranga Lakmal and Nuwan Pradeep.
Oman’ Predicted Playing 11
Sandeep Gid, Ayan Khan, Shoaib Khan, M. Nadeem, Kumar Harishnhani, Neestor Dhamba, Naseem Khan, Sufyan Mahmood, Jatinder Singh and Zeeshan Maksood.
The Al Amerat Cricket ground has a dependable pitch for both batters and bowlers. This is one of those grounds where going all out and trying to score those extra runs, as well as striking the wickets, can become highly likely. In 2020, Oman had won all the matches that were played against them in their home ground. What will be their destiny this time around? Will the pitch support the players in winning the game? Will Oman shine after their hiatus since 2020?
Here is the information of the total matches that have been played on this ground and the results.
|Total Match Played||22|
|Batting First Won||6|
|Highest Score||Ireland (208/5)|
|Lowest Score||Nepal (64/10)|
T20 Match Results of Oman (in 2020)
|Date||Oman Vs. (Against)||Ground||Results|
|23/02/2020||Bahrain||Al Amerat Cricket Ground Ministry Turf 1||Oman won by 8 wickets|
|24/02/2020||Qatar||Al Amerat Cricket Ground Ministry Turf 2||Qatar won by 34 runs|
|25/02/2020||Maldives||Al Amerat Cricket Ground Ministry Turf 1||Oman won by 10 wickets|
Out of the three matches played, Oman has won 2 games. All the matches were played on the same ground where this match will be played.
T20 Match Results of Sri Lanka (in 2020)
|Date||Sri Lanka Vs. (Against)||Ground||Results|
|5/1/2020||India||Barsapara Cricket Stadium||No Result|
|7/1/2020||India||Holkar Cricket Stadium||India won by 7 wickets|
|10/1/2020||India||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium||India won by 78 runs|
|4/3/2020||West Indies||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||West Indies won by 25 runs|
|6/3/2020||West Indies||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||West Indies won by 7 wickets|
In 2020, Sri Lanka played five matches, out of which they lost four, and there was no result for one game.
Judging by these results, Oman seems to have the edge over Sri Lanka. However, the fact that Oman hasn’t played any T20 matches this year so far while Sri Lanka has played quite a few may also be a factor in this Oman vs. Sri Lanka 2nd T201 match.