ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2022: In the first match of the second day, the Scotland team showed the dots to the West Indies team who won the short World Cup twice. The West Indies team, which came into the ring with a target of 160 runs, just…
T20 World Cup Qualifier matches are going on. Meanwhile, the Namibian team created a sensation in the T20 World Cup by giving a huge shock to the winner of the Asia Cup on the first day. In the first match of the second day, the Scotland team defeated the West Indies team who won the short World Cup twice. Coming into the ring with a target of 160 runs, West Indies restricted the team to just 118 runs and won by 42 runs. Even though the team was small, it excelled in all fields and made the world look at it at once. West Indies won the toss and elected to field in this match held at the Ballerive Oval Stadium in Hobart. Scotland who played first scored 160 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Opener George Munsey completes his eighth half-century. He scored 66 runs off 53 balls at a strike rate of 124.52. Chris Greaves returned not out with 16 runs. Apart from these two, McLeod scored 23 runs and Jones scored 20 runs. A wicket was added to Smith’s account. Meanwhile, Holder and Joseph took two wickets.
Good start for Munsey-Jones..
Scotland openers George Munsey and Michael Jones gave a good start. The two had a 55-run opening partnership. Jones was dismissed for the first wicket. He scored 20 runs with the help of 3 fours.
Both the West Indies openers reached the pavilion at a team score of 53 runs. After that, West Indies lost 6 wickets in 12 overs and fell into trouble. The team could not recover at any stage. In total, they were bowled out for 118 runs in 18.3 overs. Holder became the top scorer in the West Indies team with 38 runs. Among Scotland’s bowlers, Mark Watt took 3 wickets, Michael Leish, Brad Veal took 2 wickets each, Josh Davey and Sharif each took a wicket.
Top-2 teams entry to Super-12..
8 teams are fighting for their place in the Super 12 in the qualifying round. There are two groups of 4 teams each in this round. The top 2 teams from the group will qualify for the Super 12.
Playing XI of both teams..
Scotland: George Munsey, Michael Jones, Matthew Cross (WK), Richie Berrington (c), Callum McLeod, Chris Greaves, Michael Leish, Mark Watts, Josh Davey, Safyan Sharif, Brad Wheeles.
West Indies: Kyle Meyers, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shamra Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Odion Smith, Aqeel Hossain, Alzari Joseph, Obed McCoy.