Namibia will be looking to get back on their way to victory as they lock horns against Oman.

Namibia cricket team (Photo by Indranil Mukherjee/AFP via Getty Images)

Preview:

Namibia and Oman will face each other in the 64th match of the Men’s One Day Cricket Cup on Friday. Oman is coming into this fixture with an 8-wicket win over the United Arab Emirates. Gulf team top the points table with 34 points from their 26 matches. After being put to bat, Oman successfully defended a total of 221 runs as they restricted UAE to 213 runs.

Namibia, on the other hand, suffered a three-wicket defeat at the hands of the United Arab Emirates in their last match. Namibia were restricted to only 206 runs in their 50 overs, which were chased down by their opponents with three wickets in hand. Namibia are fifth in the points table with 12 points from 11 matches so far.

Match Details:

Namibia vs Oman, Match 64

Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Date Time: March 11, 11:00 am IST and 9:30 am local time

live streaming: fancode

NAM vs OMN, Match 64 Pitch Report:

This is the first match of the tournament being played at this ground. Going by the recent trends, the Sharjah wicket has offered more support to the spinners and has been a bowler friendly wicket. The team batting first should look to score around 220 runs to win.

Injury News:

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NAM vs OMN, Match 64 Probable Playing XI:

Namibia

Craig Williams, Stephen Bard, Gerhard Erasmus (c), Michael van Lingen, David Wiese, JJ Smit, Jan Nicol Lofty-Eaton (wk), Ruben Trumpelmann, Tangany Lungmeni, Jan Frylink, Karl Birkenstock

Oman

Jatinder Singh, Kashyap Prajapati, Shoaib Khan, Zeeshan Maqsood (Captain), Khawar Ali, Ayan Khan, Sandeep Gaur, Naseem Khushi, Fayaz Butt, Bilal Khan, Kalimullah


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NAM vs OMN 11Wickets Top picks for Fantasy Cricket:

Zeeshan Maqsood, The Oman captain has scored 619 runs in 26 matches at an average of 29.47. He is the third highest run-scorer in the tournament so far. He has also made an impact with the ball in hand, taking 37 wickets at an average of just 22.18.

Gerhard Erasmus Last time he scored a brilliant century against Oman. The Namibian captain has scored 341 runs in 9 matches at an average of 42.62 and a strike rate of 82.16.

Jonathan Smith Has performed well in the tournament so far with both bat and ball. He has 273 runs in 11 innings at an average of 27.30. He has 23 wickets to his name at an average of 15.08. In the last match against the United Arab Emirates, he picked up four wickets in his 10-over spell.


NAM vs OMN 11 Wickets Suggested Playing XI No. 1: For Fantasy Cricket

Jan Nicole Lofty-Eaton, David Wiese (c), Zeeshan Maqsood (VC), Jonathan Smit, Kharwar Ali, Kashyapumar Prajapati, Gerhard Erasmus, Ayan Khan, John Frylink, Bilal Khan, Kalimullah

NAM vs OMN 11 Wickets Suggested Playing XI No. 2: For Fantasy Cricket

Naseem Khushi, David Wiese, Zeeshan Maqsood, Jonathan Smit (VC), Khawar Ali (c)Craig Williams, Jatinder Singh, Gerhard Erasmus, John Frylink, Fayaz Butt, Bilal Khan


Captain and Vice-Captain Options:

Captain Options: David Wiese, Khawar Ali

Vice-Captain Options: Jonathan Smit, Zeeshan Maqsood

Note: Updated fantasy teams and playing XI of each match will be made available in our Telegram channel if information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instincts of the author. While selecting your team, consider the mentioned points and take your own decision.



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