England take just 3.1 overs to thrash Oman and stay alive in T20 World Cup

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England could scarcely have wished for a better outcome from part one of the push to keep their T20 World Cup defence alive, not simply beating Oman but crucially massaging their net run-rate like it was a prized Wagyu cow.

It took an hour and 42 minutes for Jos Buttler’s men to complete the job at hand, a hard, bouncy pitch – and victory at the toss – having set the stage for a full-blown annihilation of their opposition. After Oman were skittled for 47 in 13.2 overs, the batters then opened up the possibility of sundowners on one of Antigua’s 365 beaches by knocking off the target, two down, in just 19 balls.

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Written by Ali Martin at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/article/2024/jun/13/england-take-just-31-overs-to-thrash-oman-and-stay-alive-in-t20-world-cup under the title “England take just 3.1 overs to thrash Oman and stay alive in T20 World Cup”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.