Updated June 6th, 2024 at 00:06 IST

AUS vs OMA T20 World Cup 2024 Preview: Dream11 picks, predicted playing XIs, pitch report & more

The pitch at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados is balanced, with an average first-innings score of 154 runs over the last 20 matches.

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Australia is set to begin their campaign for a second T20 World Cup crown on Thursday. The Aussies concluded a successful 2023 with victories in both the ICC World Test Championship and the ODI World Cup in India. Now, under their new T20I captain Mitchell Marsh, they aim to secure a third consecutive ICC trophy. The team boasts star batters such as Travis Head, David Warner, and Glenn Maxwell. On the bowling front, they are equipped with formidable talents like Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, and Adam Zampa.

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AUS vs OMA, T20 World Cup 2024: Head-to-Head Stats

Australia and Oman have yet to face off in an official T20I fixture. Tomorrow's game will mark the first encounter between the two teams, with one side set to take the lead.

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AUS vs OMA, T20 World Cup 2024: Pitch Report

The pitch at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados is balanced, with an average first-innings score of 154 runs over the last 20 matches.

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AUS vs OMA, T20 World Cup 2024: Predicted Playing XIs

Australia's Predicted Playing XI: David Warner, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh (c), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

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Oman's Predicted Playing XI: Kashyap Prajapati, Naseem Khushi (wk), Aqib llyas (c), Zeesham Maqsood, Khalid Kail, Ayaan Khan, Mohammad Nadeem, Mehran Khan, Shakeel Ahmed, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan

AUS vs OMA, T20 World Cup 2024: Dream11 fantasy team picks

Wicket-keeper: Josh Inglis, Naseem Khushi

Batter: Mitchell Marsh, David Warner, Khalid Kail

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All-rounder: Aqib Ilyas, Zeeshan Maqsood, Marcus Stoinis (c), Glenn Maxwell

Bowler: Pat Cummins (vc), Adam Zampa

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AUS vs OMA, T20 World Cup 2024: Winner prediction

Australia are favourites to win their match against Oman as they are a far superior team than the Middle Eastern side. Australia have won the T20 World Cup once in 2021.  

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AUS vs OMA, T20 World Cup 2024: Squads

Australia: Mitchell Marsh (c), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.

Reserves: Jake Fraser-McGurk, Matt Short

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Oman: Aqib Ilyas (c), Zeeshan Maqsood, Kashyap Prajapati, Pratik Athavale, Ayaan Khan, Shoaib Khan, Mohammad Nadeem, Naseem Khushi, Mehran Khan, Bilal Khan, Rafiullah, Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, Shakeel Ahmad, Khalid Kail.

Reserves: Jatinder Singh, Samay Shrivastava, Sufyan Mehmood, Jay Odedra

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Published June 6th, 2024 at 00:06 IST