Match between Namibia and Oman became exciting, now the result will come in the super-over

OMA vs NAM Highlights: The third match of T20 World Cup 2024 was played between Oman and Namibia in Group B on Monday morning. This match is left in a draw, now the result will come from the super over.

Jun 3, 2024 - 12:00
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Match between Namibia and Oman became exciting, now the result will come in the super-over

In the first two matches of T20 World CUP 2024, hosts USA and West Indies have started with a win. At the same time, the third match of the T20 World Cup 2024 was played between Oman and Namibia in Group B on Monday morning. In this match played at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, Namibia won the toss and decided to field first and bundled out Oman's team for just 109 runs in 19.4 overs. After this, Namibia could also score only 109 runs. This match is left in a draw, now the result will come from the super over.

Seeing the pitch at Kensington Oval, Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus won the toss and invited Oman to bat first. His bowlers proved his decision right and bowled out the entire Oman team for just 109 runs in 19.4 overs. For Oman, Khalid Kail scored 34 runs with the help of a four and a six in 29 balls, while Zeeshan Maqsood scored 22 runs with the help of four fours in 20 balls. Apart from this, no other batsman could even reach the figure of 20. At the same time, Ruben Trumpelman took four wickets and David Wiese took three wickets for Namibia.

Namibia got off to an awful start as well, chasing Oman's modest target of 110 runs. Michael van Lingen, who started the match with a score of zero, dealt Namibia's opening blow. Bilal Khan clean-bowled Michael on zero. Following this, the inning was taken over by John Frylink and Nicholas Devin.

With a score of 42, Aqib Ilyas then got Devin (24), caught by Nadeem, to deliver Namibia's second blow. At 73, Ayan Khan delivered the third blow when he got Namibia's captain Gerhard (13) caught by Maqsood. JJ Smit (8) dealt Namibia their fourth blow at a score of 96 after that.

Namibia needed 5 runs in the last over. Mehran Khan bowled the last over for Oman and took John Frylink's wicket on the very first ball. John played an innings of 45 runs off 48 balls, but he missed the half-century. The second ball turned out to be a dot and on the third ball, Mehran got Jane Green (0) LBW and brought life to the match. One run came on the fourth ball and 2 runs came on the fifth ball. Namibia needed 2 runs on the last ball, but only one run was scored by bye and the match was tied. Now the match will be decided by a super over.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer