Oman Tri-Nation ODI Series, 2020: Match 6, Oman vs Namibia – Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Aqib Ilyas is an obvious pick for any fantasy side looking forward to his current form.

Aqib Ilyas
Aqib Ilyas. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 6th game of the 2020 Oman Tri-Nation ODI Series part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 will be played between Oman and Namibia at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket (Ministry Turf 1).

The match starts at 10:00 AM local time (6:00 AM GMT) (11:30 AM IST).



Oman is currently ranked 4th in the points table with eight points. Now, they have a big opportunity to end their campaign on the second position by winning their last league game against Namibia. Their players are in impressive form in every respective department.

In batting, they have, Aqib Ilyas, who is currently the fourth leading run-scorer in the ongoing tournament. He has muscled 308 runs in his six games on an average of 61.60 with three half-centuries. Oman will certainly bank on his form in the upcoming match. Also, their bowling unit looks quite in touch as they have restricted the opponents from piling runs.

Namibia is also making their way into the top three in the league table. They have the same points as of Oman but due to run rate they are ranked on the third position. They would be eager to end their tournament on a high note with a convincing win in the last league game.

Their batsman Craig Williams and JP Kotze are in red-hot form with the bat and they would be eager to replicate their form against Oman. In bowling, Zhivago Groenewald has turned out to be their star bowler, who has grabbed 11 wickets in four games with one five-wicket haul.

Weather Condition/Report:

There are no chances of rain but the weather is expected to be cloudy. The players will like to play under the windy conditions as the wind rate will be from 33 to 39 km/hr on the matchday whereas the temperature is expected to deviate between 17 and 21 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The track at Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket is expected to offer a good battle between bat and ball. The batsmen will have their say throughout the match as they might get batting-friendly conditions as far as the trends of this tournament are concerned. It will be a 180+ run wicket while the side batting second will have an edge in the match. In the last five games, the side fielding first has won the majority of the games.

Average first innings score: 180 (In last five games played in this tournament in the year 2020)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 1, NR- 1

Team News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:


Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood (C), Sanuth Ebrahim, Aqib Ilyas, Muhammed Naseem, Muhammed Nadeem, Suraj Kumar, Sandeep Goud, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan.

Bench – Baadal Singh, Ahmed Fayyaz Butt, Jay Odedra.


Stephen Baard, Zane Green (WK), JP Kotze, Karl Birkenstock, Gerhard Erasmus (C), Craig Williams, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Bernard Scholtz, Pikky Ya France, Jan-Izak De Villiers.

Bench – Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Mauritius Ngupita, Ben Shikongo.

Top Picks:

Aqib Ilyas is an obvious pick for any fantasy side looking forward to his current form. He is currently the leading run-scorer for his side in the ongoing tournament. Craig Williams and JP Kotze will be the other player to watch out with the bat in the last game of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2. Zeeshan Maqsood cannot be ignored as he is currently the third leading wicket-taker in the ongoing tournament.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood, Gerhard Erasmus

Vice-Captain – Khawar Ali, Craig Williams, Jan Frylinck

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Zane Green, Suraj Kumar

Batters – Karl Birkenstock, Gerhard Erasmus, Jatinder Singh, Aqib Ilyas (C)

All-Rounders – Craig Williams (VC), Zeeshan Maqsood

Bowlers – JJ Smit, Bernard Scholtz, Sanuth Ebrahim


Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Zane Green, Suraj Kumar

Batters – Stephen Baard, Gerhard Erasmus (C), Jatinder Singh

All-Rounders –Jan Frylinck (VC), Craig Williams, Khawar Ali

Bowlers – JJ Smit, Bernard Scholtz, Sanuth Ebrahim


Expert Advice:

Try to pick the top order batsmen from Namibia has they are hurling in red-hot form and they are piling up some good runs in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2. Moreover, spinners will also come handy and they should be picked in Grand League Side.

Probable Winners:

Namibia is expected to start the Tri-series with a victory over the Oman team.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.