ENG vs OMA, T20 World Cup: Ruthless England blows away Oman to maintain tremendous eight hopes alive


England thrashed already-eliminated Oman in 19 balls on Thursday to win its T20 World Cup conflict in Antigua by eight wickets and hold alive its hopes of reaching the Tremendous Eight stage.

Having gained the toss and opted to bowl with the run charge in thoughts, the holder made a speedy begin on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium as Oman was skittled out for 47 in 13.2 overs — the fourth lowest complete in T20 World Cup historical past.

Group B Factors Desk after ENG vs OMAN

Spinner Adil Rashid took 4 wickets for 11 runs off his 4 overs whereas Jofra Archer and Mark Wooden, the latter chalking up his fiftieth T20 worldwide wicket, bagged three every for 12 runs apiece.

England got here out in a rush and Phil Salt hit the primary two balls for sixes earlier than being bowled with the third, Bilal Khan’s supply deflecting off the within edge and onto the wicket.

Will Jacks then went for 5, caught by Kashyap Prajapati off Kaleemullah and England was 20-2 after two overs earlier than Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow acquired the job accomplished in 3.1 overs.

England vs Oman highlights

England’s Group B opener in opposition to Scotland was washed out and a loss to Australia meant it needed to win its remaining two matches to maneuver degree on factors with the Scots, who had a considerably superior internet run-rate.

“We had some extent to show after the final couple of video games,” stated Wooden. 



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