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T20 World Cup 2021: 1st Match, Oman vs Papua New Guinea Match Prediction- Who will Today’s Match?

Oman vs Papua New Guinea Prediction

Oman will be facing Papua New Guinea on Sunday 17 October 2021 for the first match of the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup. The match will be played in Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Oman. The game will start at 3:30 PM. Check T20 World Cup 2021: 1st Match, Oman vs Papua New Guinea Prediction- Who will Today’s Match?.

Both Oman and Papua New Guinea are in Group B along with Bangladesh and Scotland. These teams will have to fight and end up in the top two positions to qualify for the Super 12.

OMAN vs PNG 1st T20 Match Live Cricket Score

MatchOman vs Papua New Guinea
Date17 October 2021
Time3:30 PM
VenueAl Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman
CaptainsOman- Zeeshan Maqsood
Papua New Guinea- Assad Vala

Oman vs Papua New Guinea Prediction

Papua New Guinea National Cricket Team

Papua New Guinea National Cricket Team represents Papua New Guinea in International Cricket. The team is administered by Cricket PNG. The team is captained by Assad Vala and coached by Joe Dawes. It is an associate member with ICC since 1973.

Prediction: Oman to win this match.

Team NamePapua New Guinea National Cricket Team
AdministratorCricket PNG
CaptainAssad Vala
CoachJoe Dawes
ICC StatusAssociate Member (1973)

Last 6 T20 Matches of Papua New Guinea

Sri LankaLost39 Runs
IrelandLost8 Wickets
NamibiaLost14 Runs
Scotland Lost8 Wickets
NetherlandsLost7 Wickets
NamibiaWon18 Runs

Matches Played– 6

Matches Won- 1

Matches Lost– 5

Oman National Cricket Team

Oman National Cricket Team represents Oman in International Cricket. The team is Administered by Oman Cricket Board. Oman is captained by Zeeshan Maqsood and Coached by Duleep Mendis. The team is an associate member of ICC since 2014.

Team NameOman National Cricket Team
AdministratorOman Cricket Board
CaptainZeeshan Maqsood
CoachDuleep Mendis
ICC StatusAssociate member (2014)

Oman Last 6 T20 Matches

Netherlands Lost4 Runs
NamibiaWon32 Runs
Sri LankaLost5 Wickets
Sri LankaLost19 Runs
MaldivesWon10 Wickets
QatarLost34 Runs

Matches Played– 6 Matches

Matches Won– 2 Matches

Matches Lost– 4 Matches

Oman vs Papua New Guinea Head to Head and Predictions

Oman will be facing Papua New Guinea for the first time in T20 International. Earlier both the teams have met twice in ODI matches and Oman was able to defeat Papua New Guinea in both of them.

Oman has won two out of their last six matches which include one win from the warm-up match against Namibia. They even have won both the matches against Papua New Guinea. All the odds are in the favour of Oman National Cricket Team.

Papua New Guinea has lost all the previous 6 matches played. They are improving day by day and are trying their best. They even lost both their matches to Oman. They will be in desperate need of a win as they won their last match in November 2019 where they defeated Namibia.

Oman vs Papua New Guinea Team Squads


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 Nawaz Khan

Papua New Guinea

Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Lega Siaka, Norman Vanua, Nosaina Pokana, Kipling Doriga, Tony Ura, Hiri Hiri, Gaudi Toka, Sese Bau, Damien Ravu, Kabua Vagi-Morea, Simon Atai, Jason Kila, Chad Soper, Jack Gardner.

Oman vs Papua New Guinea Pitch Report

The pitch is bowler friendly pitch, with spinners getting more benefits from the surface. At the same time, the batsmen will also get value for their shots as well.

Oman vs Papua New Guinea Probable Playing Xl


Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Ayaan Khan, Naseem Khushi (wk), Sandeep Goud, Mohammad Nadeem, Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan.

Papua New Guinea

S Atai, Tony Ura, Assad Vala (c), Charles Amini, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Sese Bau, Norman Vanua, Jason Kila, Chad Soper, Nosaina Pokana, Damien Ravu/Kabua Morea.

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