SL-A vs OMN-A Prediction: Sri Lanka A will face Oman A in the 10th match of the ACC Men’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup on Tuesday, July 18 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Sri Lanka A defeated Oman A in their most recent meeting, and they will look to replicate that victory. On the other hand, Oman-A will be determined to change its fortunes around and get back on track.
SL-A vs OMN-A Prediction and Details
Match: Sri Lanka A vs Oman A
Match Date and Time: 18th July 2023 at 2:00 PM IST
Competition: ACC Men’s Emerging Team Asia Cup 2023
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
SL-A vs OMN-A Match Preview:
Sri Lanka A Preview:
Sri Lanka A will be looking to rectify their recent loss when they face Oman A in the ACC Men’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Although their 11-run loss to Afghanistan A, the team may take lots of positives from the match.
The team will rely on established players such as Minod Bhanuka and Dushan Hemantha to provide the foundation for the middle order to capitalize on. The bowlers also put up an excellent fight in the last game, with Chamika Karunaratne collecting three key wickets and Lahiru Samarakoon providing crucial breakthroughs.
Sri Lanka A will have the advantage of playing on their home field at the R. Premadasa Stadium. Sri Lanka A will be eager to secure a victory and climb the points table.
Oman A Preview:
Oman A faces an essential test against Sri Lanka A after losing by eight wickets to Bangladesh A in the previous match. While the result was unfortunate, the team can take hope from the performances of some of their players. Shubo Pal’s gutsy knock of 25 runs off 64 balls identified his ability to keep the innings alive under pressure.
In the bowling department, Aqib Ilyas showed his bowling abilities, taking two wickets. The team will be hoping that Ilyas continues his form and becomes an essential player in restricting Sri Lanka A’s powerful batting lineup.
Oman A will be aware of the difficulties that their opponents will put up in their upcoming match against Sri Lanka A. The team will need to reorganize, strategize, and efficiently execute their plans.
Oman A, which currently sits fourth in the points table, will be focused on winning and climbing the standings. While Sri Lanka A is expected to be the favourite, Oman A has an opportunity to surprise their opponents and turn the tables in this engaging match.
SL-A vs OMN-A Probable Playing XI:
SL-A Playing XI: A. Fernando, L. Croospulle, M. Bhanuka, P. Sooriyabandara, S. Arachchige, A. Bandara, D. Wellalage, C. Karunartane, D. Hemantha, L. Samarakoon, B. Fernando
OMN-A Playing XI: K. Prajapati, A. IIyas, A. Khan, S. Pal, S. Khan, W. Ali, F. Butt, J. Odedara, Kaleemullah, B. Shah, A. Rauf
SL-A vs OMN-A Top Player to Watch Out for:
SL-A: Minod Bhanuka
Minod Bhanuka is definitely the player to watch. The Sri Lankan batsman proved his extraordinary batting prowess in the previous match, scoring 119 runs off just 103 balls against Afghanistan A.
OMN-A: Aqib Ilyas
Aqib Ilyas is clearly the player to keep an eye on the Oman A team. The all-rounder proved his abilities and potential in the last encounter against Bangladesh A, where he made a mark with both the bat and the ball.