Oman Announced the Squad for the T20 World Cup 2024

Oman Announced the Squad for the T20 World Cup 2024

Oman has unveiled its squad, with batting all-rounder Aqib Ilyas appointed as the captain for the T20 World Cup 2024. Ilyas takes the reins of leadership with former captain Zeeshan Maqsood retaining his spot in the squad, bringing a wealth of experience to the team.

The Oman squad for the T20 World Cup 2024 boasts continuity, with several members of the team that reached the final of the recent ACC Premier Cup making it to the squad. Eight players from the 2021 T20 World Cup squad retain their spots, ensuring a cohesive unit that understands the demands of elite cricket.

Oman Squad and Players List: T20 World Cup 2024

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

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

Aqib Ilyas, known for his explosive batting and handy off-spin bowling, expressed his honor in being entrusted with the captaincy. With a blend of youth and experience, Ilyas aims to lead Oman to glory in the T20 World Cup, emphasizing the team’s rigorous preparation and determination to clinch victories on the global stage.

Oman’s bowling attack will be spearheaded by the left-arm yorker specialist Bilal Khan, known for his ability to trouble batsmen with his pace and accuracy. He will be ably supported by the likes of Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, and Shakeel Ahmad, who provide variety and depth to Oman’s bowling arsenal. Shakeel Ahmad, a relative newcomer, adds to the spin options alongside seasoned all-rounders Aqib and Zeeshan.

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With the bat, Oman boasts a formidable lineup, with Kashyap Prajapati and Naseem Khushi likely to anchor the innings at No.3 and No.4 respectively. The duo’s ability to stabilize the innings and accelerate when needed will be crucial for Oman’s success. Wicket-keeper batters Pratik Athavale and Ayaan Khan provide further depth to the batting order, ensuring a well-rounded lineup capable of posting competitive totals.

Conclusion

Oman’s preparation for the T20 World Cup has been meticulous, with the recent ACC Premier Cup serving as invaluable practice ahead of the tournament. The team is focused and determined to make a mark on the global stage, backed by the leadership of Aqib Ilyas and the collective talent and experience within the squad.

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