England World Cup Victory: Thrashes Oman with 48-Run Chase in Just 3.1 Overs

England World Cup Victory: Thrashes Oman with 48-Run Chase in Just 3.1 Overs

England World Cup first Victory was registered today against Oman, the game 28 of the ICC World Cup was played between ENG and OMA at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound.


This was England World Cup first Victory, where they easily dominated the entire Oman team on just 48 runs. The defending Champions England chased down the target in 13 overs with the loss of 2 wickets.

Phil Salt (12) of England began the chase by blasting two sixes off Bilal Khan’s opening two deliveries. As he attempted to speed on the third ball, he was clean-bowled.

Five-year-old Will Jacks attempted to perform the same thing but was unsuccessful. Kaleemullah dismissed him. Jos Buttler, the captain, led the way and scored 22 runs in the third over. He was still undefeated at 8-ball 24.

Earlier, Buttler chose to field first after winning the toss, and England bowled Oman out for just 47 runs.

For Oman, just one hitter, Shoaib Khan, achieved double figures. With 23 balls, he scored 11.

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The best bowler for the reigning champions was Adil Rashid, who finished with 4/11, followed by Mark Wood with 3/12 and Jofra Archer with 3/12.

Oman’s 47 is the fourth-lowest total in the history of the T20 World Cup.

Lowest totals in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Uganda: 39 vs West Indies – 2024

Netherlands: 39 vs Sri Lanka – 2014

Netherlands: 44 vs Sri Lanka – 2021

Oman: 47 vs England – 2024

West Indies: 55 vs England – 2021

As Scotland had to chase the target in 5.2 overs, England overtook them in net run rate.

Oman has participated in every match. They lost a Super Over match to Namibia to begin the tournament, and then they suffered crushing losses to Australia and Scotland.

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On May 14, England will meet Namibia, and they will both be looking to win. Since both teams will have five points, they must lose to Australia to advance to the Super 8, but because of their superior NRR, they will win.

Oman and England World Cup Line ups

England World Cup Team:

Phil Salt, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Will Jacks, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook,Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer. Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley

Oman World Cup Team:

Pratik Athavale (wk), Kashyap Prajapati, Aqib Ilyas (c), Zeeshan Maqsood, Khalid Kail, Ayaan Khan, Rafiullah, Shoaib Khan, Mehran Khan, Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemulah, Bilal Khan



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