Sri Lanka vs Oman Match Overview June 23, 2023

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As group B teams try to battle it out, this match is especially important since Sri Lanka and Oman are part of the ICC qualifiers. This match at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo will determine which teams would make it to the next round. The prediction ahead of the game was that Sri Lanka would have the upper hand with their strong batting lineup. However, Oman shows determination to give a tough fight. 

Oman has played two matches in the series and will be hoping to maintain their lead over Sri Lanka, who have only played one match and are presently ranked second on the points table. Here is a detailed table of the points these competing teams have:

TeamsMatches PlayedWinLosePoints

Pitch Report

The Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo has a sporting field with respectable support for both batters and bowlers available. Depending on the current state of the ground, the team that wins the toss may choose to bowl or bat.

The seamers will initially have some lateral movement available, while the spinners will enter the game in the closing stages. The predicted temperature will be about 16.1 °C, and the predicted humidity will be about 57%. Winds of 5.75 m/s are anticipated.

Best Performances Sri Lanka vs Oman

SL vs OMA best performances

As players showed off their bowling and batting skills, these names stood out as they exhibited great effort and playing skills.

Best BattersBest Bowlers
FDM Karunaratne (SL)PWH de Silva (SL)
Ayaan Khan (OMA)CBRLS Kumara (SL)

The title of best player of the match was bestowed to Wanindu Hasaranga of the Lankan team.

SL Team Preview

In the last match (SL vs. UAE) Sri Lanka beat United Arab Emirates by 175 runs. The top player for Sri Lanka Wanindu Hasaranga who scored 236 points continue to be named best player of the match. SL is eyeing to win against Oman to take the top spot. 

OMA Team Preview

The Oman cricket team has come a long way in recent years, and they have made a name for themselves in the international cricket circuit. With the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers scheduled for 2023, the team will be looking to make a mark and secure their spot in the main event.

OMA Team Preview

The team’s performance in recent tournaments has been impressive, and they have shown that they have what it takes to compete with the best in the world. With some experienced players in the squad, including captain Zeeshan Maqsood, Oman will be hoping to build on their recent success and perform well in the upcoming tournament.

The team has a good mix of youth and experience, providing the much-needed experience, energy, and excitement to the team.

Overall, the Oman cricket team will be looking to put on a good show in the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers in 2023 and will hope to secure a spot in the main event. With a strong squad and some talented players, they have the potential to cause some upsets and surprise many on the big stage. 

OMA Squad

  1. Zeeshan Maqood – captain/ opening batter
  2. Aqib Ilyas – vice captain
  3. Ayaan Khan – allrounder
  4. Bilal Khan – bowler
  5. Fayyaz Butt – bowler
  6. Jatinder Singh -batter
  7. Jay Odedra – bowling allrounder
  8. Kaleemullah – bowler
  9. Mohammad Nadeem – allrounder
  10. Naseem Khushi – wicketkeeper
  11. Kashyap Prajapati – top order batter
  12. Sandeep Goud – allrounder
  13. Shoaib Khan – batter
  14. Samay Shrivastava – batter
  15. Suraj Kumar – wicketkeeper/ batter

SL vs. OMA Match Predictions

Match prediction Sri Lanka Vs Oman

Following resounding triumphs in their previous match, both clubs will be full of confidence. However, Sri Lanka appears to be a more well matched team in both areas and are predicted to defeat Oman in the upcoming match.

The prediction for the winner of this match is that Sri Lanka will win the game.

Probable Playing XI

Sri Lanka

  • Dimuth Karunaratne
  • Pathum Nissanka (wk)
  • Kusal Mendis
  • Sadeera Samarawickrama
  • Dhananjaya de Silva
  • Charith Asalanka
  • Dasun Shanaka (c)
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Lahiru Kumara
  • Kasun Rajitha


  • Aqib Ilyan
  • Jatinder Singh
  • Kashyap Prajapati
  • Zeeshan Maqsood (c)
  • Naseem Khushi (wk)
  • Shoaib Khan
  • Ayaan Khan
  • Mohammad Nadeem
  • Bilal Khan
  • Fayyaz Butt
  • Jay Odedra

Fantasy Team

  • Wicket-Keeper: Kusal Mendis
  • Batters: Jatinder Singh, Pathum Nissanka and Shoaib Khan
  • All-Rounders: Ayaan Khan, Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood, Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Bowlers: Bilal Khan, Jay Odedra and Lahiru Kumara
  • Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Vice-Captain: Zeeshan Maqsood


In the highly anticipated matchup between Sri Lanka and Oman in the ICC qualifiers 2023, predictions are currently all over the place, and our own prediction might be wrong. Both teams have a lot riding on this game, as the stakes are high and the winner would go through to the next stage of the qualifiers.

The Sri Lankan team had the advantage of experience, having played in multiple ICC tournaments before, but Oman is not to be underestimated.

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