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Another Big Upset in ICC T20 World Cup: Scotland Beat The West Indies

There was a big upset in the T20 World Cup for the second consecutive day. West Indies, who have won this tournament twice, lost the first match of the qualifying round. Scotland defeated him. Scotland had given a target of 161 and the West Indies were all out for 118 runs. His seven batters could not even touch the tens figure.

Scotland’s slow left-arm bowler Mark Watt took 3 wickets. George Munsi played the biggest innings for the team. He scored 66 runs. There was a turnaround on the first day of the tournament as well, when Namibia defeated Sri Lanka in a qualifying match.

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Scotland Beat The West Indies: Scotland’s 2 game changers

First: Munsey: Played an innings of 66 runs
Opener George Munsey completed his eighth half-century. He scored 66 runs in 53 balls at a strike rate of 124.52. He hit nine fours. Chris Greaves returned unbeaten on 16. Apart from these two, McLeod scored 23 and Jones scored 20. One wicket came to Smith’s account.

Second: Mark Watt: took 3 wickets
Slow medium fast Mark Watt bowled accurately. He returned the pavilion to three West Indies batsmen after spending 12 runs in his 4 overs. Watt took the wickets of King, Joseph, and Smith.

Now look at Scotland’s batting

Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph gave Scotland 2-2 blows.

  • First: Michael Jones (20) became the victim of fast bowler Jason Holder in 7.2 overs. Holder’s in-swing ball hits Jones’ middle stump. He made an opening partnership of 55 runs with George Munsey.
  • Second: Holder caught Matthew Cross at the hands of Brooks in the second over of his spell. Brooks returned to the pavilion after scoring 3 runs.
  • Third: Joseph got Richie Berrington caught by Meyers on the 5th ball of the 12th over. Then Scotland’s score was 86 runs.
  • Fourth: Smith gets Callum caught by King. McLeod was dismissed after scoring 23 runs.
  • Fifth: Michael Liesch was bowled by Joseph. Liesk was dismissed for 4 runs.

Now watch playing XI

Scotland: George Munsey, Michael Jones, Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington (c), Callum McLeod, Chris Greaves, Michael Liesch, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyan Sharif, and Brad Wheel.

West Indies: Kyle Meyers, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shamrah Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Odeon Smith, Akeel Hossein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy.

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