Who Will Win Today’s Afghanistan vs Oman 7th T20 2024?

The 7th warm-up match of the T20 World Cup 2024 will see Afghanistan take on Oman. The match is scheduled to take place at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad on 29th May, starting at 10:30 PM IST.

Afghanistan will be playing their first warm-up match, while Oman won their first warm-up match against Papua New Guinea on 27th May. Star spin bowler Rashid Khan will lead Afghanistan in this T20 World Cup, while Oman is led by Aqib Ilyas Sulehri. Both sides look in good form, making for an exciting warm-up game.

Pitch Report

Queen’s Park Oval offers a balanced pitch with assistance for both batters and bowlers. Batsmen can go for big shots after settling at the crease, while pacers get good seam movement. Spinners come into play as the pitch slows down. The average innings score is around 165.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Afghanistan vs Oman, T20 World Cup Warm-Up Match 2024.

Afghanistan Team News & Playing XI

AFG Team News

Afghanistan recently played a T20I series against Ireland, and it is expected they will go with a similar playing XI with a few changes.

AFG Team Batting

The top batters for Afghanistan will be Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Zadran has scored 874 runs in 36 T20Is at a strike rate of over 100. Gurbaz, coming off a good outing at IPL 2024, has amassed 1376 runs in 55 T20Is at a strike rate of 138.01.

AFG Team Bowling

The key bowlers for Afghanistan will be Rashid Khan and Naveen-ul-Haq. Rashid has taken 138 wickets in 85 T20Is at an average of 14.28. Naveen, leading the pace attack, has recently performed well in IPL 2024, taking 46 wickets in 37 T20Is at an average of 22.09.

AFG Team Form

Afghanistan has significantly improved their white-ball game in recent years, making them a formidable side in T20 cricket.

Afghanistan Predicted Playing XI

  1. Ibrahim Zadran
  2. Najibullah Zadran
  3. Azmatullah Omarzai
  4. Mohammad Nabi
  5. Rashid Khan (c)
  6. Gulbadin Naib
  7. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)
  8. Mujeeb Ur Rahman
  9. Noor Ahmad
  10. Naveen-ul-Haq
  11. Fazalhaq Farooqi

Oman Team News & Playing XI

OMAN Team News

Oman will focus on their key players and those who performed well in the first match. No injuries or replacements have been reported so far.

OMAN Team Batting

The top batters for Oman will be Zeeshan Maqsood and Naseem Khushi. Zeeshan, an experienced batter, has scored 1295 runs in 64 T20Is at a strike rate of 121. Wicket-keeper Naseem Khushi has scored 653 runs in 48 matches at a strike rate of 162.

OMAN Team Bowling

In the bowling lineup, the key players will be Bilal Khan and Aqib Ilyas Sulehri. Bilal Khan, an experienced bowler, has taken over 100 T20I wickets. Skipper Aqib performed well in the first match, finishing with 3/22.

OMAN Team Form

Oman won their first warm-up match against Papua New Guinea and will be confident going into this match, aiming to defeat a stronger opponent.

Oman Predicted Playing XI

  1. Jatinder Singh
  2. Naseem Khushi (wk)
  3. Aqib Ilyas (c)
  4. Ayaan Khan
  5. Khalid Kail
  6. Mohammad Nadeem
  7. Sandeep Goud
  8. Rafiullah
  9. Samay Shrivastava
  10. Bilal Khan
  11. Kaleemullah

Match Prediction: Afghanistan vs Oman

While Oman started their warm-up games with a win, defeating Afghanistan will be a challenging task. Afghanistan has some of the top T20 players, both batters and bowlers. In their five head-to-head T20I matches so far, Oman has yet to register a win against Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s side looks stronger, and their bowling attack is particularly destructive.

Prediction: Afghanistan to win

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