T20 World Cup 2021 LIVE: Oman Vs Papua New Guinea, pitch report

Muscat: Here’s the update you were waiting for T20 World Cup 2021 (Oman Vs Papua New Guinea, pitch report)

The day we have been waiting for has arrived. The #T20WorldCup is upon us. The @BCCI and ICC have worked in tandem with EmiratesCricket and the Oman Cricket and we are now good to go! My best wishes to all the participating teams. Go ahead and give your best! said Jay Shah – Honorary Secretary BCCI – President- Asian Cricket Council said 

Live update : Oman have won the toss and we will bowl first in this crucial encounter.

OMAN(2:03 PM): Bilal Khan holds the new ball for us as we are set for a historic match tonight!

OMAN (2:05 PM): Bilal Khan castles Ura for a duck to give us an incredible start to this match!

OMAN (2:07 PM): Wicket maiden for Bilal Khan! PNG are yet to get off the mark as they are 0/1 after the first over.

OMAN (2:10 PM): ON FIRE! Kaleemullah strikes big to disturb Siaka’s timber as PNG are 2 down without scoring!

OMAN (2:12 PM):  PNG – 1/2 (2 Overs) Stunning start for our pacers as both Bilal and Kaleem have begun with confidence and efficiency!

OMAN (2:17 PM): PNG – 11/2 (3 Overs) Two boundaries in that over with Bilal looking menacing as usual!

OMAN (2:22 PM): PNG – 19/2 (4 Overs) The PNG batsmen have started displaying their stroke-play by notching up 2 more boundaries!

OMAN (2:27 PM): PNG – 26/2 (5 Overs) End of Aqib’s brilliant over as Nadeem starts his spell from the other end!

OMAN (2:31 PM): PNG – 40/2 (6 Overs) The powerplay ends as this partnership swells for PNG, we need a breakthrough right now!

OMAN (2:38 PM): PNG – 58/2 (8 Overs) Khawar Ali and Aqib are bowling in tandem as our spinners will hope to extract some purchase from the wicket!

OMAN (2:45 PM): REVIEW TIME! Oman gone for the review for an LBW against Vala but Umpire’s call saves him! We have retained our review.

OMAN (2:47 PM): PNG – 70/2 (10 Overs) We have reached the halfway stage with two wickets bagged, we need more as we take a short drinks break!

OMAN (2:55 PM): AND THERE’S THE BREAKTHROUGH! Charles Amini is run-out after a mix up with Vala. Nadeem hits the target with perfection!

OMAN (2:58 PM): PNG – 85/3 (12 Overs) A wicket and a boundary from that over as these middle overs will prove to be very crucial!

OMAN (3:03 PM): PNG – 96/3 (13 Overs) PNG’s captain reaches his fifty with a six, his wicket is what we need at the moment!

OMAN (3:13 PM): BIG WICKET! Kaleem strikes in his very first ball of the new spell to dismiss Vala! Kudos to Jatinder Singh who plucked a clean catch there!

OMAN (3:17 PM): CAPTAIN ZEE STRIKES! Zeeshan disturbs Vanua’s furniture with a peach of a delivery to leave PNG at 112/5 after 15.1 overs!

OMAN (3:19 PM): CAPTAIN ZEE STRIKES AGAIN! Picks up Bau’s wicket as Jatinder takes another safe catch! We’re back in it!

OMAN (3:21 PM): CAPTAIN ZEE STRIKES – PART 3! THREE WICKETS in the over as Zeeshan sends Doriga back to the hut!

OMAN (3:22 PM): W 1 W 0 W 0 That’s Zeeshan’s stunning over leaving PNG at 113/7 after 16 overs!

OMAN (3:30 PM):  CAPTAIN ZEE STRIKES FOR THE FOURTH TIME! Nadeem plucks one out of thin air to gift Zeeshan his fourth wicket. PNG are 118/9 after 17.2 overs.

OMAN (3:40 PM): Papua New Guinea ends their innings at 129/9 after 20 overs giving Oman a 130-run target.

PNG (3:54 PM): 8/0 after the first over with both openers displaying sensible aggression! We need 122 more runs from 19 overs!

PNG (4:00 PM): OMAN – 12/0 (2 Overs) Not taking risky singles, Aqib Ilyas smashes a boundary on the final ball of the 2nd over!

PNG (4:10 PM): OMAN – 25/0 (4 Overs) Sensible batting from both batsmen as Aqib’s blade is yielding crucial runs!

PNG (4:14 PM): OMAN – 36/0 (5 Overs) Another boundary on the last ball as we need 94 runs from 90 deliveries!

PNG (4:19 PM): OMAN – 46/0 (6 Overs) The powerplay ends as we have all our wickets intact chasing 130!

PNG (4:25 PM): Oman’s Aqib rocks back and disposes the ball into the stands as this partnership reached 61 from 7.3 overs!

PNG (4:30 PM): OMAN – 77/0 (9 Overs) at the moment with Jatinder making the most of a dropped catch!

PNG (4:34 PM): OMAN – 88/0 (10 Overs) Halfway through as we need only 42 more runs from the last 10 overs, we’re getting there boys!

PNG (4:47 PM): Oman’s Jatinder Singh smashes one out of the park and brings up his half-century in style with his iconic celebration! 

PNG (4:56 PM): A brilliant knock by Oman’s Aaqib Ilyas as he raises his bat for a fifty

PNG (5:10 PM): Oman wins the opening match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 against Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets.

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