Oman vs Scotland Preview & Prediction | 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup | Group Stage

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Oman vs Scotland Preview & Prediction | 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup | Group Stage


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Scotland come into this clash with Oman in Antigua dreaming of a spot in the Super Eight following England’s loss to Australia on Saturday.

DATE & TIME: Sunday 9th June, 2024: USA (WST) – 10:00am / USA (CST) – 12:00pm / USA (EST) – 1:00pm / UK – 6:00pm / India – 10:30pm / South Africa – 7:00pm / Pakistan – 10:00pm / Bangladesh – 11:00pm / Monday 10th June, 2024: Australia – 3:00am

VENUE: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua

WEATHER: 27-31c or 80-88° forecast with sunshine and cloudy intervals

HOW TO WATCH ON TV: USA – Willow TV / West Indies – ESPN Caribbean / UK – Sky Sports / South Africa – SuperSport / Pakistan – PTV Sports & TEN Sports / India – Star Sports / Bangladesh – Disney Star

HOW TO WATCH ONLINE: USA – Willow TV website / West Indies – ESPN Play Caribbean app / UK – Sky Go / South Africa – SuperSport app / Pakistan – Myco & Tamasha / India – Disney+Hotstar / Bangladesh – Disney+Hotstar / Australia – Amazon Prime Video

OMAN
FORM:
PLAYING FOR PRIDE AS OMAN LOOK TO GET OFF THE MARK

Despite losing their opening two matches, Oman will take good heart from their performances against both Namibia and Australia. With a tough match with England to follow, this represents their best opportunity to get a win on the board and while hopes of qualifying are slim, their focus will very much be on getting a win under their belts.

LAST FIVE: WWLLL

SCOTLAND
FORM:
BERRINGTON’S MEN CAN TAKE HUGE STEP TO SUPER EIGHT

Scotland come into this match after beating Namibia with relative comfort, and following their washout with England and England’s subsequent defeat to Australia, Scotland know that a win here will put Jos Buttler’s men under serious pressure to qualify. Richie Berrington’s men have won their last four meetings with Oman and they will be confident of making it five in a row in Antigua.

LAST FIVE: SWLNRW

OMAN BETTING ANALYSIS

He has had two relatively quiet matches so far in the 2024 T20 Cricket World Cup but Oman’s Aqib Ilyas is too good a player not to make some impact in this tournament. The all-rounder has been in sensational form prior to this tournament with both bat and ball and expect him to make a significant contribution to his team here.

SCOTLAND BETTING ANALYSIS

With plenty on the line for Scotland, it will be interesting to see how they perform with the stakes high and more pressure on them. One man who handles that well and is in fine form with the bat is George Munsey. He was flying in an unbeaten 41 before the washout against England and he has scored heavily in the last couple of months against this level of opposition. Expect him to do well here once again and consider him as Scotland’s top runscorer.

OMAN
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SCOTLAND EXPERT
PREDICTION

It never feels comfortable backing some of the smaller nations when they are favourites but there are plenty of factors in Scotland’s favour coming into this match with Oman. They are playing some good cricket right now and they have a superb record against Oman in recent years. While Oman will no doubt produce a valiant and brave display, Scotland just have the greater quality and depth in their ranks. Expect them to outscore Oman and take another step towards a Super Eight spot.

OMAN
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SCOTLAND TOP TIP:
SCOTLAND TO WIN