Amir Ali Scores 32 in 17 balls – Ireland Vs Oman T20 World Cup 2016 Batting & Bowling Highlights & Results:
As we proceed ahead with the preceding of the previous impressive match of Bangladesh vs Netherlands — here’s comes another match Group A match on the beautiful ground of Dharamsala.
This is the 4th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 and the 2nd of the Group A teams. Ireland will take on the new welcomed team Oman for the first time in the ICC T20 WC 2016 to be hosted in India. As the temperature drops down at night, winning the toss will be a crucial factor for both these teams.
Ireland: They are a real up setters, each time they played in World Cup — they managed to stun, the other big teams. While playing in Dharamsala, they condition are well suited for Irish players. Irish are clearly the well settled side and will relish the cold conditions. While, it will be interesting, how the second favourite of group A react in this World Cup.
Looking at today’s match — Ireland has a clear chance of accumulating the first win point in their bank; comparing to the amount of cricket played by both these 2 teams.
Oman: Oman will be playing their first ever ICC T20 WC game, the players, coaches and their fans will face a bit of nervousness and excitement at the same time. Also, both these teams will play for first ever time in history. So, Oman will be expected to throw punches heavier than their weights.
Considering the modern technologies, both these teams may have analysed each other strength, fire power, and would be ready to show some real competition in the 4th match of ICC T20 World Cup 2016.
Ireland Vs Oman T20 World Cup 2016 Match Highlights Batting & Bowling
Toss: Ireland won the toss and decided to bat first.
1st Innings: After elected to bat on the flat pitch of Dharamsala, Ireland had amazing start to the match scoring at 8 runs/over. At the end of the batting powerplay, they scored 48/1 at 6 overs. It was interesting as every Irish players, in spite of hard hitting abilities consumed more balls from there expectation. As a result, Ireland score at the end of 15 overs was 112/3. In order to reach a defending total, they had to score in last 5 overs.
Thanks to the fireworks by middle order, Ireland reached a total of 154/5 in 20 overs, scoring 42 runs in their last 5 overs.
2nd Innings: Chasing the total of 155 in 20 over, Oman made an impressive start of the 2nd innings scoring 68/0 in 8 overs; where Zeeshan Maqsood made 38 runs from which his first 24 runs were all scored in boundaries.
Even after having a good start, Oman innings made a quick collapse losing quick wickets 5 wickets for just 22 runs, this suddenly changed the course of the match. But, this entertaining T20 was still left some excitement. Thanks to Amir Ali who scored 20 runs in 16th over, which brought crowd to their feet. At this point, Oman needed 21 runs in 18 balls and everyone thought a win for Oman. Losing 2 more wicket, this match contain everything high, low, nail-biting, nervousness and finally a first-ever win for Oman Cricket Team in T20 World Cup.
T20 World Cup 2016 – Ireland vs Oman Match Result
Ireland: 154/5 (20 overs)
Oman: 157/8 (19.8 overs)
Man of the Match: Amir Ali (32 runs in 17 balls)