Bangladesh opt to bat first


T20 WORLD CUP - OMN vs BAN: Bangladesh eye survival against Oman as co-hosts look to consolidate top spot in Group B - Follow Live Updates
T20 WORLD CUP – OMN vs BAN: Bangladesh eye survival against Oman as co-hosts look to consolidate top spot in Group B – Follow Live Updates

OMN vs BAN live, T20 World Cup: Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah wins toss, opts to bat first against Oman; Follow Live Updates – A clinical performance from Scotland has put Bangladesh on edge. They are now in a do or die situation after suffering a 6 runs loss to Scotland. Senior players like Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah need to take responsibility to save Bangladesh from unprecedented situations. Meanwhile, Oman registered a victory against Papua New Guinea to keep themselves in contention for the maiden T20 World Cup appearance (Group 12). Follow OMN vs BAN LIVE Updates on InsideSport.in

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Oman vs Bangladesh Live: Handed a rude shock in their T20 World Cup opener, Bangladesh will have to sort some self-confessed batting problems and play as per their reputation in a must-win game against upbeat hosts Oman here on Tuesday. Bangladesh came into the tournament as the 6th ranked team which had beaten New Zealand and Australia at home.

However, they were were found wanting against a spirited Scotland on Sunday and lost the game by six runs due to an ordinary batting performance. Bangladesh were expected to run away with it after reducing Scotland to 53 for six but the pressure of the big stage perhaps got the the better of them.

Skipper Mahmudullah blamed the batters for the unexpected loss and said they must perform better against Oman, who thrashed Papua New Guinea in their opener. Bangladesh need to win on Tuesday to keep themselves in contention for a spot in the Super-12 stage.

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“As a batting unit, we have disappointed ourselves, so it’s a big concern, and we need to see things where we have made those mistakes and probably need to try not to repeat those mistakes in the next game,” said Mahmudullah.

Bangladesh bowlers were brilliant at the start of the game but should not have allowed their opponents to score 140 from the very precarious situation.

With pitches expected to remain on the slower side, stroke making will not be easy and the batters will have to find a way to get the boundaries and those quick singles.

Oman aiming for a top-two spot in Group B: Oman had a dream start to their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign as they registered a thumping 10 wickets win over Papua New Guinea in the curtain-raiser. Bilal Khan and Kaleemullah showed just why they are considered one of the most dangerous new-ball pairs in Associate cricket dismissing both PNG openers for a duck. Skipper Zeeshan Maqsood’s 4-20, including three wickets in an over, and fifties from openers Jatinder Singh and Aqib Ilyas shows how competitive Oman is at home.

The co-hosts were the last team to enter the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 after thrashing Hong Kong by 12 runs in the playoff stages of the qualifier in 2019 & can be the first to advance in Super 12 from Group B if Bangladesh doesn’t step up.

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Their fixtures

17 Oct – vs PNG – won by 10 wickets

19 Oct – vs Bangladesh

21 Oct – vs Scotland

Oman Probable Playing11 –

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

Bangladesh looks to bounce back after a defeat in the opener: After failing to finish in the top eight positions, Bangladesh looked promising ahead of the T20 World Cup, winning seven out of ten last T20Is.  However, their campaign is going off track seeing their recent performances in the UAE. They faced defeats in both their warmup games and fell short by 6 runs while chasing a modest total against Scotland in the opening fixture on Sunday. Group B is now wide open and Mahmudullah led side now needs to win both its remaining games handsomely to finish in the top two spots as or else, they will be out of the competition even before top eight ranked teams begin their campaign.

Fixtures

17 Oct vs Scotland – lost by 6 runs

19 Oct vs Oman

21 Oct vs PNG

Bangladesh Probable Playing11 –

Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman


OMN vs BAN Match details:

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Oman vs Bangladesh, Group B

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021

Date: 19 October

Venue: Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat


OMN vs BAN live streaming: How to watch OMN vs BAN live scores?

Star Sports Network is the official broadcaster for T20 WC 2021 in India and other sub-continent regions. The Star Sports broadcasting network will live telecast all action of the upcoming event starting October 17.

The live streaming of the mega event will also be available on digital platforms courtesy Disney+Hotstar App in India and other sub-continent regions.

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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021: OMN vs BAN Squads

Oman:

Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Aqib Ilyas, Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Mohammad Nadeem, Ayaan Khan, Suraj Kumar, Sandeep Goud, Nester Dhamba, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan, Naseem Khushi, Sufyan Mehmood, Fayyaz Butt, Khurram Khan

Bangladesh:

Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Naim, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Shamim Hossain

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