It is their opening match of ICC World T20 2016 © Getty Images (representational photo)
It is their opening match of ICC World T20 2016 © Getty Images (representational photo)

Catch live streaming of the Round-1 match of the ICC World Twenty20 (T20) 2016 between Ireland and Oman at Dharamsala. Ireland easily have an upper hand in this contest in terms of experience. Ireland and Oman will be led by their regular skippers, William Potterfield and Sultan Ahmed respectively. Ireland and Oman are in Group A in the Round-1 stage along with the likes of Netherlands and Bangladesh. The winner of the group will go on to join the big nations, India, Australia, New Zealand and Pakistan in the Super-10 stage of ICC World T20 2016. While Group A matches are taking place in Dharamsala, Group B that included Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Hong Kong and Scotland will be playing their matches in Nagpur. READ: Oman team in ICC T20 World Cup 2016, Preview: Unknown yet ‘fearless’ Oman reach the big stage

Irish wicketkeeper-batsman Niall O’Brien was confident ahead of Round-1 matches. Ireland lost to Netherlands in the semi-final of 2015 ICC World T20 qualifier. “ Netherlands have beaten us twice in the last few meetings. They are a very good team but we know them well now and if we try and work on skills and abilities, there is no reason why we cannot come on the top,” he said.

He also suggested that although Ireland are a weaker team while compared to India, Pakistan, Australia and New Zealand, they are not afraid of playing them on the higher level.  “We are looking forward to play all those sides! In fact, we are quite looking forward to play India, Pakistan and others in the Super-10 stages,” he added.