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Fantasy Preview: Scotland vs Oman, Match 20, T20 World Cup 2024 | ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, 2024



Here are a few tips that could help you create your fantasy XI for Match 20 of the T20 World Cup 2024 between Scotland and Oman

Recent Form (most recent games first – completed matches)

Oman – L T (lost the Super Over) L W W

Scotland – W L W L W 


Oman 0-4 Scotland

Previous meeting: Scotland beat Oman by 8 wickets (2021 T20WC)

Venue details

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua

Average first innings score: 127 (last five T20I games)

Bat first / Bat second split: Teams batting first has won three of the last 5 matches at the venue

Highest second-innings scores at the venue (last five games): 139/6, 115/1, 112

Pace vs spin split: Average 15.7 vs 21.4, Economy 6.2 vs 6, Percentage of wickets 57% vs 42.8%

Weather conditions

Rain has affected a few games in the Caribbean in this World Cup. However, that isn’t supposed to be the case in Antigua, where the chance of rain is less than 10%. The weather will be around 28 degree Celsius with partly cloudy conditions. Overall, suitable weather for cricket. 

Players to watch out for

Aqib Ilyas: The Sialkot-born Aqib Ilyas is the highest run-scorer for Omam in T20Is since 2023. He has 649 runs (30.9 average, 134.7 strike rate), over 150 runs more than the next batter on this list. Concurrently, he is also the highest wicket-taker for them in this period with 36 scalps at an economy of only 5.6. Ilyas is a spin bowler who can turn the ball both ways, making him a vital cog in Oman’s line-up. 

Richie Berrington: The Scotland captain is one more player you should have in your team. The 37-year-old has a batting average of 39.44 and a strike rate of 157.1 in T20Is since 2023. In this period, he has seven 30-plus scores. 

Bradley Currie: The left-arm seamer has been Scotland’s most prolific wicket-taker since 2023. prolific for Scotland in the powerplay. His 21 wickets have come at less than 10 runs apiece. 15 of these wickets have come in the powerplay. 

Key Battles

Currie vs Oman’s top four

Scotland would want Brad Currie to run through Oman’s top order. Currie is a strike-bowler in the powerplay as his aforementioned numbers suggest. On the other hand, Oman’s top four have averaged only 6.8 runs per wicket. They are one of the only four sides to average under 10 with their top four. They have been 29/3 and 36/3 in the powerplay this World Cup putting early pressure on their middle order. Scotland would want to exploit the same.’s suggested Fantasy XI

Probable Playing XI

Oman: Kashyap Prajapati, Pratik Athvale (wk), Aqib Ilyas ( c ), Zeeshan Maqsood, Ayaan Khan, Khalid Kail, Shoaib Khan, Mehran Khan, Shakeel Ahmed, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan

Scotland: George Munsey, Michael Jones, Brandon McMullen, Richie Berrington ( c ), Matthew Cross (wk), Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Chris Sole, Brad Wheal, Brad Currie

Streaming and Telecast details

The match will begin at 10.30 PM IST on June 9 and will be streamed and telecasted on Disney+ Hotstar and Star Sports. 

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