A brilliant three-wicket haul from the spinners, Michael Leask and Mark Watt followed by a breezy half-century from George Munsey helped Scotland demolish the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in the opening game of the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2015 in Edinburgh.
A fine team effort helped Scotland make short work of Ireland’s 166 winning the third T20 International between the two teams by six wickets with 11 balls to spare taking the series with one game to go in Bready.
Scotland off-spinner Majid Haq has been removed from the World Cup squad for posting a tweet with racial undertone after being axed for his side’s Pool A match against Sri Lanka in Hobart on Wednesday.
Almost done to the perfect script Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan scored centuries again as Sri Lanka continued to peak at the right time defeating Scotland in their World Cup Pool A game at Bellerive Oval by 148 runs.
In many ways, the game needs Associate nations as much as they need the game. Yet, the ICC is behaving like a ring leader that only allows the lions and the elephants, the horses and the tigers writes Krish Sripada.
It took a concerted effort from Bangladesh, led by Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim, to overcome a Kyle Coetzer challenge as they chased down 318 against Scotland in their Pool A World Cup encounter at the Saxton Oval.