Oman Cricket Board (OC) will be hosting as many as 4 countries from Oct 05th – 10th, 2019, as they finalize preparatory plans before ICC Men’s T20 World Cup global qualifiers in UAE in Oct/Nov 2019. All matches will be played at the OC turf grounds in Al Amerat and will carry official T20I status with ranking points on offer.
Oman Cricket will play host’s to Cricket Ireland, Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB), Cricket Hong Kong and Nepal Cricket Team in a 5-nation T20I series, approved by International Cricket Council (ICC).
Oman, Ireland, Netherlands and Hong Kong qualified directly for the Global Qualifiers on virtue of being in the Top 6 rankings outside the global Top 10 teams in the ICC T20I team rankings on 31st Dec 2018. However, Nepal, missed out on the opportunity in the Asian qualifiers, losing the spot to host’s Singapore in Jul 2019.
Oman Cricket (OC) have also announced that Decision Review System (DRS) will be used for reviewing umpiring decisions on run-out’s, stumping and no balls during all the matches. The matches will be produced by a broadcasting network and live stream will be available on Oman Cricket’s website and YouTube channel.