Last Updated on September 18, 2021 by Umar Khan
On the other hand, the line-up of the Oman Cricket team has included some new faces as well. The Co-host of the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021, Oman, sent ICC 15 names as their squad for the mega event in the next month. The management relied on experience regarding the batting line-up of the team. Oman is one of the emerging white-ball cricket team
Zeeshan Maqsood, the team leader, is experienced enough to cope with the pressure of the big stage. He is an all-rounder with a handsome amount of wickets and runs under his built. The most important thing is that he is leading an experienced team.
Ayaan Khan, Nester Dhamba, Khurram Khan, and Sufyan Mehmood have confirmed their place in the final eleven. These players helped the Oman team in the qualifiers two years ago to reach that far and look to go deep into the tournament.
Oman – Round 1, Group B
- 17 Oct – v PNG
- 19 Oct – v BAN
- 21 Oct – v SCO
On the spinning tracks of the subcontinent, teams management is trying to inject as many spinners as they can do. That is why the Oman management has also included 2 spinners in the squad, Jay Odedra, and Aamir Kaleem.
Aayan Khan and Nester Dhamba, and the leg-spinner all-rounder Khawar Ali will be a great combination of the spin bowling attack. Counting the above two, there are five spinners in the squad.
Oman T20 WC 2021 Team Squad
Full squad: 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
The batting line-up looks quite experienced. The hard hitter, Jatinder Singh, joining Khawar Ali, with captain Zeeshan Maqsood to fill up the front end of the batting line-up. They are attacking players. Aqib Ilyas is there to consolidate the inning.
Mohammad Nadeem and Sandeep Goud will likely partner ‘keeper Suraj Kumar to steal runs quickly in the death overs. All these batters are known for using long handles in the death overs.
It is a golden opportunity for Oman to go deep into the tournament. And this is not just speculation; Oman will be playing on their home ground. Oman is a better team as compared to the other teams of the squad apart from Bangladesh.