Another action-packed day in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup qualifiers will see Sri Lanka take on Oman, while the UAE will take on Scotland.
Game 11: Sri Lanka choose to play Oman
In a clash between two undefeated teams, Oman will take on Sri Lanka for the Group B title. Oman topped the group, followed by Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka captain Dasan Shanaka declared the result of the match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo and opted to go first. Both teams have confirmed that their starting lineup will remain unchanged, hoping to take a step towards qualifying for the Super Six stage.
Oman starting lineup: Kashyap Prajapati, Jatinder Singh, Shoaib Khan, Zeeshan Maqsood (captain), Mohammad Nadeem, Ayaan Khan, Naseem Khushi (wk), Bilal Khan, Jay Odedra, Fayyaz Butt, Aqib Ilyas
Sri Lanka Eleven: Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karanaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara.
Game 12: UAE selected against Scotland
The United Arab Emirates are yet to finish well at the World Cup, while Scotland are in fine form after a thrilling victory against Ireland in their opener. It’s a game that must be won to keep hopes alive for the UAE, with Scotland aiming to draw with Oman and Sri Lanka.
Muhammad Waseem won the toss at Bulawayo Athletic Club and opted to go first. Key Scotland player George Muncy will miss the game, having missed the game due to illness.
Scots Eleven: Matthew Cross (wk), Christopher McBride, Brandon McMullen, Jack Jarvis, Richie Berrington (c), Thomas Mackintosh, Michael Lay Sk, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Safia Ann Sharif, Chris Saul
UAE Eleven: Muhammad Waseem (c), Rohan Mustafa, Vriitya Aravind (wk), Aryansh Sharma, Asif Khan, Basil Hameed, Ali Naseer, Aayan Afzal Khan, Karthik Meiyappan, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique