After 5 long years of wait, the T20 World Cup is finally returning and the buzz and excitement around the mega event is quite evident. The COVID-19 situation has resulted in the tournament being shifted from India to Oman and UAE. 8 teams have already secured their berth in Super 12 but there are 4 spots still up for grabs.
The ultimate fight to secure the final few spots begins on Sunday with Oman and Papua New Guinea locking horns with each other in the first qualifier game to officially kick off the 2021 T20 World Cup. With so much to look forward to, here is everything you need to know about the contest:
When is the Oman vs Papua New Guinea match scheduled to take place?
The first qualifier match between Oman and Papua New Guinea is slated to take place on October 17 (Sunday). The action will begin from 3:30 PM IST.
Where is the match happening?
The contest will be played at Al Amerat Cricket Ground Oman Cricket (Ministry Turf 1) in Oman.
Where can you watch the qualifier clash in India?
All the matches of the 2021 T20 World Cup will be broadcast live on Star Sports Network in India.
Will there be live streaming available for this match?
There will be live streaming available for all the matches, including the Oman vs Papua New Guinea clash. Fans can tune in to Disney+ Hotstar app or www.hotstar.com to enjoy the live action.
Where to check Live Score Updates of Oman vs Papua New Guinea match?
SportsTiger is a one-stop destination to get live score updates for all the matches of 2021 T20 World Cup. The fans can download the SportsTiger application, which is available on Google Play Store and iOS App Store. There will be live ball-by-ball commentary available on the app while all the happenings around the matches will also be available at www.sportstiger.com.
How did the two teams perform in warm-up matches?
Oman defeated Namibia in their first warm-up game by 32 runs before losing to Netherlands in their next clash by 4 runs.
On the other hand, Papua New Guinea were defeated in both of their warm-up games by Ireland (8 wickets) and Sri Lanka (39 runs).