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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

ICC T20 World Cup: Scotland defeats West Indies by 42 runs, shocking the two-time champions

ICC T20 World Cup: Scotland stun two-time champions West Indies by 42 runs

HOBART: Scotland doled out an ideal all-round show to stagger double cross heroes West Indies by 42 runs in a downpour intruded on Gathering B apparatus of the T20 World Cup on Monday.

Welcome to bat, Scotland put on a difficult 160 for five on the rear of opener George Munsey's shimmering unbeaten 66 off 53 balls, which was studded with nine fours.

The Scots then, at that point, safeguarded the complete in style as West Indies, the best side in the T20 World Cup, looked a sad remnant of their past and collapsed for 118 in 18.3 overs.

West Indies presently should dominate their next game against Zimbabwe on Wednesday to stay in conflict for the Very 12 phase.

What an exhibition 🔥 Scotland start off their mission with an instructing triumph against West Indies 💪…

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The Richie Berrington-drove side, then again, need a success against European opponents Ireland to meet all requirements for the Very 12 phase.

"We haven't had as numerous T20 games as we would have enjoyed however have played a ton of 50-overs cricket. It was tied in with moving those abilities to the short structure," Berrington said.

Hailing their spinners exertion, he added: "They have done it for us in key minutes. Watt got going great and consistently gets the key wickets. Leask dumbfounded his fours well on the jog, as well."

Disheartened at the misfortune, Windies captain Nicholas Pooran said: "We need to try sincerely and dominate two matches. We need to assume responsibility and liability."

A 20-minute downpour stoppage likewise supported Scotland's goal as the circumstances become more slow at the at Bellerive Oval.

Left-arm spinner Imprint Watt opened the bowling and got back with game dominating figures of 4-0-12-3, while off-spinner Michael Leask likewise bowled a clean 2/15 from his full quantity of overs.

Pursuing an objective of 161 on sluggish circumstances ended up being a tall undertaking for the Pooran-drove side that didn't have a lot of profundity and missed the large hitting Shimron Hetmyer in the center.

Opener Kyle Mayers gave the Windies an ideal beginning - - 20 off 13 balls with three fours and one six. However, a sublime showing catch to Scotland's batting star Munsey at profound midwicket stopped to the searing begin inside the third once again.

The other Windies opener Brandon Ruler (17 off 15 balls) additionally died inside the strategic maneuver uncovering the Windies batting profundity right off the bat.

Captain Pooran then tumbled to off-spinner Leask's cunning as the Windies thoroughly searched in genuine difficulty at 69/5 at the halfway stage before all-rounder Jason Holder gave a few late starts (38; 33b, 4x4, 1x6) which demonstrated lacking.

Prior, opener Munsey gave Scotland a lively beginning in the show of dominance when they hustled to 54 runs without losing a wicket.

Be that as it may, a 20-minute downpour stoppage disrupted their cadence as the Windies got back to lessen them to 86/3 inside 12 overs.

Nonetheless, Munsey held the post to release his wrath at the passing and finish on a high as they scored 38 runs from the last four overs.

On Sunday, Namibia pulled off the main monster killing demonstration in the competition, stunning previous bosses Sri Lanka by 55 runs. 

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