Super Six Stage Fixtures Match 1, Zimbabwe vs Oman ICC World Cup 2023 Qualifiers
For the Super Six Stage of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2023, this 29th of June, Match 1 will be between Zimbabwe vs Oman at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo happening 3 PM. This highlight of ICC 2023 will likely determine the top two teams that will emerge from this set (who haven’t faced others in the group stage) to advance in the ICC qualifiers.
ZIM vs OMA Super 6 Match Overview
With four points already earned, Zimbabwe is just one point behind Sri Lanka, the defending ODI World Cup champion, and is practically certain to qualify for the World Cup. On the other hand, Oman will not enter the Super Sixes with any points due to their two losses to Sri Lanka and Scotland. Even though they improved their hopes with a victory over UAE in their subsequent game, they were unable to maintain the momentum against the two powerful opponents they faced in their final two games.
Here’s a head-to-head record of Zimbabwe and Oman based on their last five matches:
Other teams to compete in this stage of the games will be Netherlands and West Indies that emerged from Group A along with Zimbabwe. Sri Lanka and Scotland along with Oman are the teams that have qualified from Group B. The other four teams that did not make it will to the Super 6 will still compete in the Playoff.
For the past games that took place at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, its been proven that the field is provides teams a balanced surface that is good for both batters and bowlers. The weather forecast on this day of the match is expected to be fair which will help players give their best performance during the match. Overall, this pitch is favorable to hitters. As a result, ZIM and OM will play in a high-scoring contest.
Both teams, Zimbabwe and Oman have their set of players to watch out for. In this match, player names Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, and Richard Ngarava are eyed to be the ones who might get the title: Player of the Match. Will it be anyone among these three or will somebody else make it to the cut?
Zimbabwe vs Oman Match Prediction
With home advantage on their side, plus the influx of support coming from Zimbabweans and others that favor this team, it is no wonder that this team will most probably win the match. Aside from the records they can boast, experience is their edge against Oman’s batters and bowlers. The advantages can come as a threat or punishment for Oman. But who knows, tables can still turn as Oman takes the challenge and faces Team ZIM head on.
Probable Playing XI
Zimbabwe vs Oman Super 6 match of the ICC 2023 will be one match opener that will be filled with excitement and intense competition. Both teams will show great determination and skill throughout the game. The match is expected to be closely contested, with both teams giving their best to secure a victory.
Zimbabwe will display strong batting performances, with their top order batsmen scoring heavily. Oman, on the other hand, will surely showcase their exceptional bowling skills and manage to restrict Zimbabwe’s total to a challenging one.
In response, Oman’s batsmen might struggle initially against Zimbabwe’s formidable bowling attack but may later regain their composure. The conclusion of this Super 6 match between Zimbabwe and Oman in the ICC 2023 will be one testament to the competitiveness and talent of both teams, making it an enthralling contest for cricket fans and bettors around the world.