Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 - Oman v Nigeria
The 23th match of the ICC Men's T20 WC Qualifier 2019 will be played between Oman and Nigeria at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium Nursery 1 in Abu Dhabi.
Oman are placed at the fourth spot in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup qualifiers 2019 Group B with two wins and one loss from three games. They are one of the strongest teams in their group alongside Ireland and have four points and a net run rate of -0.049.
Their opponents, Nigeria did not come into the tournament with a lot of backers and their performances till now have not inspired confidence either. The team has lost both of its matches badly which reflects in their net run rate of -2.975. It would be next to impossible for the team to bounce back from here on.
Aqib Ilyas has been the top-scorer for Oman with 90 runs from 3 games. He has the top score of unbeaten 45 and has scored at a strike rate of just over 100.
Fayyaz Butt has stood out among the bowlers with 5 wickets from three matches. Although he has been expensive, Butt is a wicket-taking option and has best match figures of 3-16.
Middle-order batsman Chimezie Onwuzulike has scored the most runs for Nigeria with 42 runs from two matches at a strike rate of 123. Abiodun Abioye has been their top bowler with three wickets from two games.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Nigeria- Daniel Ajekun, Leke Oyede, Vincent Adewoye, Joseph Adedeji, Isaac Okpe, Ademola Onikoyi, Chimezie Onwuzulike, Sulaimon Runsewe, Daniel Gim, Chima Akachukwu, Abiodun Abioye
Oman- Zeeshan Maqsood, Aqib Ilyas, Khawar Ali, Fayyaz Butt, Sandeep Goud, Aamir Kaleem, Bilal Khan, Mehran Khan, Suraj Kumar, Khurram Nawaz, Jatinder Singh
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Oman
Who will win? – Oman
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Aqib Ilyas (Oman), Chimezie Onwuzulike (Nigeria)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Fayyaz Butt (Oman), Abiodun Abioye (Nigeria)
Most Sixes – Aamir Kaleem (Oman), Chimezie Onwuzulike (Nigeria)
Man of the Match – Aqib Ilyas
Team Scores Batting first – Oman 160+, Nigeria 140+
Match Handicap Oman
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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