Oman invites Mumbai to play limited-overs matches ahead of ICC World T20 2021
Oman would be hosting a few matches, alongside the United Arab Emirates, during the 2021 ICC World T20. Meanwhile, Oman has invited Indian giant Mumbai to play a few limited-overs games ahead of the global competition.
In what comes as a surprise, Oman Cricket has invited Indian cricket giant Mumbai to play a few limited-overs contests in the gulf as a part of its preparations ahead of the upcoming ICC World T20. Oman and the United Arab Emirates would be hosting the matches of the global Twenty20 extravaganza.
According to PTI, OC's senior office-bearer Duleep Mendis had come up with the invitation. Meanwhile, a source from the Mumbai Cricket Association confirmed the same, besides stating that it is Mumbai'sbest opportunity to travel overseas and play a few matches.
The invitation consists of three T20s and List-A matches, which would mark as preparations for Oman ahead of the WT20. Mumbai happens to be the reigning Vijay Hazare Trophy (50 overs) champion.
As per ANI, Mumbai is likely to play in Oman between August 19 to September 3. After arriving on the 19th, it would be placed under quarantine on the 20th, while it would train from the 21st.
The T20s would be played on 22, 24 and 26, followed by the List-A games on 29, 31 and September 2. Following this, the Mumbaikars would depart on third.
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